Alanis Obomsawin Lifework
ISBN: HB: 9783791379234, Prestel Publishing, March 2022
272 pp., 31x25 cm, 250 colour illus.
One of today's most important documentary filmmakers, Alanis Obomsawin has dedicated her life's work to shining a light on the injustices experienced by Canada's Indigenous people. This retrospective monograph features an extensive interview with Obo...
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£45,00
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Apocalypse Now The Lost Photo Archive
ISBN: HB: 9783791388083, Prestel Publishing, February 2022
256 pp., 30x24 cm, 140 colour illus.
Hired in 1976 by Francis Ford Coppola as the still photographer for his masterpiece Apocalypse Now, Chas Gerretsen's private archive of hundreds of photographs propels readers immediately into the chaos and drama surrounding one of the most important...
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Disaster Mon Amour
ISBN: HB: 9780300246940, Yale University Press, February 2022
224 pp., 21.6x14 cm
Audiences swell with the scale of disaster; humans have always been drawn to the rumors of our own demise. In this searching treatment, noted film historian David Thomson examines iconic disasters, both real and fictional, exposing the slippage betwe...
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Jonas Mekas The Camera Was Always Running
ISBN: HB: 9780300253078, Yale University Press, January 2022
256 pp., 27.9x21 cm, 950 colour illus., 50 black&white illus.
Between 1950 and his death, the artist and impresario Jonas Mekas (1922-2019) made more than one hundred radically innovative, often diaristic films and video works. He also founded film festivals, cooperatives, archives, and magazines and wrote film...
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Films of Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonne 1963-1965
ISBN: HB: 9780300260113, Yale University Press, September 2021
512 pp., 27.9x22.9 cm, 700 black&white illus., 75 colour illus.
In the 1960s, Andy Warhol (1928-1987) produced hundreds of film and video works – short and long, silent and sound, scripted and improvised. This catalogue raisonne of the artist's films, a complement to 2006's Andy Warhol Screen Tests, focuses on wo...
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Letters as Films
ISBN: HB: 9788417769765, Prestel Publishing, La Fabrica, April 2021
240 pp., 24x16.5 cm
This book of correspondence between filmmakers brings together more than fifty letters writing between artists Jim Jarmusch, Terrence Malick, Robert Frank and Bill Brandt. Postcards, manuscripts and typewritten letters together with recent emails rev...
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Stanley Kubrick American Filmmaker
ISBN: HB: 9780300224405, Yale University Press, October 2020
248 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
Kubrick grew up in the Bronx, a doctor's son. From a young age he was consumed by photography, chess, and, above all else, movies. He was a self‑taught filmmaker and self‑proclaimed outsider, and his films exist in a unique world of their own outside...
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Behind Bars High Class Cocktails Inspired by Low Life Gangsters
ISBN: HB: 9783791386843, Prestel Publishing, September 2020
144 pp., 18.7x15 cm, 60 colour illus.
It's been a century since the prohibition sent Americans scurrying to speakeasies. And decades since the movie industry turned mobsters into celebrities. Now the two worlds collide in this highly original pocket-sized collection that creates signatur...
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Murder and the Movies
ISBN: HB: 9780300220018, Yale University Press, September 2020
240 pp., 21.6x14 cm
How many acts of murder have each of us followed on a screen? What does that say about us? Do we remain law-abiding citizens who wouldn't hurt a fly? Film historian David Thomson, known for wit and subversiveness, leads us into this very delicate sub...
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Ben Hecht Fighting Words, Moving Pictures
ISBN: PB: 9780300251814, Yale University Press, April 2020
264 pp., 21x14.6 cm
He was, according to Pauline Kael, "the greatest American screenwriter". Jean-Luc Godard called him "a genius" who "invented 80 percent of what is used in Hollywood movies today". Besides tossing off dozens of now-classic scripts – including "Scarfac...
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