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Summer Reading

National Cinema Autumn Term: Brazil

  • Ismail Xavier (1997) Allegories of Underdevelopment: Aesthetics and Politics in Modern Brazilian Cinema. Minneapolis and London: University of Minnesota Press.
  • Lisa Shaw and Stephanie Dennison (2007) Brazilian National Cinema. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Randall Johnson and Robert Stam (eds) Brazilian Cinema: Expanded Edition. New York: Columbia University Press.
  • Mette Hjort & Scott Mackenzie (eds) (2000) Cinema and Nation. London and New York: Routledge.
  • Lúcia Nagib (ed.) (2003) The New Brazilian Cinema. London and New York: IB Tauris.
Viewing Advice
  • Black God, White Devil (Deus e o diabo na terra do sol, Glauber Rocha, 1963)
  • Central Station (Central do Brasil, Walter Salles, 1998)
  • City of God (Cidade de Deus, Fernando Meirelles, 2002)
  • Neighbouring Sounds (O som ao redor, Kleber Mendonça Filho, 2012)