Transition Cinema: Political Filmmaking and the Argentine Left since 1968 Paperback – May 28 2012
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"An authoritative analysis of some 50 years of Argentine filmmaking in its determinant political contexts."
—Hispanic American Historical Review
"Jessica Stites Mor offers a welcome revision of Argentine political film of the last four decades that challenges classical approaches to both the history of Argentine cinema and the cinema of the Argentine transition....[she] offers an original and insightful resource to both scholars and a general audience who wish to better understand the unique case of the revival of contemporary Argentine political film."
—Canadian Journal of Latin American and Canadian Studies
This well-researched analysis of the past 50 years of Argentine cinema is unique in its emphasis on documentary film as well as feature film . . . an eye-opening perspective on the recent history of one of the world’s most important film producers. Highly recommended.”
[Stites Mor's] thorough inquiry into the role of film clubs, film collectives, government institutions, and cinema laws is innovative and interesting; the extensive filmography, selected bibliography, list of archival sources, periodicals, and film publications, will be extremely valuable to Latin American historians and film scholars wishing to delve further into a topic that has yet to yield many more in-depth analyses and critical reevaluations.”
Latin American Perspectives
Journal of Latin American Studies
Jorge Ruffinelli, Stanford University
Raanan Rein, Elias Sourasky Professor of Lain American and Spanish History, Tel Aviv University
About the Author
Jessica Stites Mor is assistant professor of Latin American history ath the University of British Columbia, Okanagan.