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Foundational Films: Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil

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"In her authoritative new book, Maite Conde introduces readers to the crucial early years of Brazilian cinema. Focusing on silent film released during the First Republic (1889-1930), Foundational films explores how the medium became implicated in a larger project to transform Brazil into a modern nation. Analyzing an array of cinematic forms, from depictions of contemporary life, to fan magazines, to experimental avant-garde productions, Conde demonstrates the distinct ways in which Brazil's early film culture helped to ...

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Foundational Films: Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil
2018, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520290990

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Foundational Films: Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil
2018, University of California Press

ISBN-13: 9780520290983

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