Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media


Issue Contents


Screening Race: Constructions and Reconstructions in Twenty-first Century Media
by Loretta Goff and Caroline V. Schroeter (Issue Editors)


Riot and Revenge: Symmetry and the Cronulla Riot in Abe Forsythe’s Down Under
by Kenta McGrath

“Racism’s part of my culture”: Nation, Race and Humour in Irish Jam (2006) and The Guard (2011)
by Loretta Goff

Representing Ethnicity in Cinema during Turkey’s Kurdish Initiative: A Critical Analysis of My Marlon and Brando (Karabey, 2008), The Storm (Öz, 2008) and Future Lasts Forever (Alper, 2011)
by Zeynep Koçer and Mustafa Orhan Göztepe

The Fight for Self-representation: Ainu Imaginary, Ethnicity and Assimilation
by Marcos P. Centeno Martín

Multicultural Glasgow: Imagining Scotland as a Space of Cultural Intersection in Scots-Asian Films of the 2000s
by Emily Torricelli

Depicting the Racist Past in a “Postracial” Age: The White, Male Protagonist in Hell on Wheels and The Knick
by Michael L. Wayne

How to Get Away with Colour: Colour-Blindness and the Myth of a Postracial America in American Television Series
by Emiel Martens and Débora Póvoa

Nate Parker’s The Birth of a Nation: Classical Hollywood Cinema or Independent Rebellion?
by Caroline V. Schroeter

Book Reviews

The Grace of Destruction: A Vital Ethology of Extreme Cinemas, by Elena del Río, and Bodies in Pain: Emotion and the Cinema of Darren Aronofsky, by Tarja Laine
Reviewer: Jenny Gunn

Lars von Trier’s Women, edited by Rex Butler and David Denny
Reviewer: Silvia Angeli

Screenwriting Is Rewriting: The Art and Craft of Professional Revision, by Jack Epps, Jr.
Reviewer: Göksu Akkan

Animated Landscapes: History, Form and Function, edited by Chris Pallant
Reviewer: Yuanyuan Chen

Book Reviews Editor: Humberto Saldanha


Consuming Heritage
University of Leeds, 30 September 2016

Report by Daniel Clarke

Sheffield Doc/Fest
9–14 June 2017

Report by James Mulvey

Retrospective 2017: Future Imperfect. Science · Fiction · Film
67th Berlin International Film Festival

Report by Dominic Topp

Reports Editor: James Mulvey