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Adam Bartos, and Colin MacCabe. Studio: Remembering Chris Marker. OR Books, 2017. [On request.]

Alexandra Heller-Nicholas, Ms. 45. Cultographies. Wallflower Press, 2017.

Blake, Marc. Writing the Comedy Movie. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2015.

Corkin, Stanley. Connecting the Wire: Race, Space, and Postindustrial Baltimore. University of Texas Press, 2017.

Davis, Rib. Creating Compelling Characters for Film, TV, Theatre and Radio. Second Ed. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

de Baecque, Antoine, and Noël Herpe. Éric Rohmer: A Biography. Columbia University Press, 2016.

Hesselberth, Pepita, and Maria Poulaki, eds. Compact Cinematics: The Moving Image in the Age of Bit-Sized Media. Bloomsbury, 2017.

Hunter, Aaron. Authoring Hal Ashby: The Myth of the New Hollywood Auteur. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

Jacobson, Brian R. Studios Before the System: Architecture, Technology, and the Emergence of Cinematic Space. Columbia UP, 2016.

Jackson, Neil, Shaun Kimber, Johnny Walker, Thomas Joseph Watson (eds). Snuff: Real Death and Screen Media. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.  

Kaklamanidou, Despoina-Betty. The "Disguised" Political Film in Contemporary Hollywood: A Genre's Construction. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

Lanzoni, Rémi Fournier. French Cinema: From Its Beginnings to the Present. Second Ed. New York: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015.

Letort, Delphine. The Spike Lee Brand: A Study of Documentary Filmmaking. New York: SUNY Press, 2015.

Malas, Mohammad. The Dream: A Diary of the Film. The American University in Cairo Press, 2016. [On request.]

Mamula, Tijana, and Lisa Patti, eds. The Multilingual Screen: New Reflections on Cinema and Linguistic Difference. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2016.

Mekas, Jonas. Movie Journal: The Rise of the New American Cinema, 1959-1971. Second Edition. Columbia UP, 2016.

Miklitsch, Robert. The Red and the Black: American Film Noir in the 1950s. University of Illinois Press, 2017.

Pillai, Nicolas. Jazz as Visual Language: Film, Television and the Dissonant Image. I.B. Tauris, 2016. [On request] 

Raengo, Alessandra. Critical Race Theory and Bamboozled. Bloomsbury Academic, 2016.

Rösing, Lilian Munk. Pixar with Lacan: The Hysteric's Guide to Animation. Bloomsbury Publishing USA, 2015.

Smith, Iain Robert, and Constantine Verevis, eds. Transnational Film Remakes. Edinburgh University Press, 2017. [On request, e-book]

Wilson, Ron. The Gangster Film: Fatal Success in American Cinema. Wallflower Press, 2016.



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