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What Does It Mean to Be an Ecological Filmmaker?

Knut Erik Jensen’s Work as Eco-Auteur

Mette Hjort

relocating sand dunes in the Phi Phi Islands National Park, so as to achieve a perfectly stereotypical paradisal look. Consistent with activists’ predictions, the devastating effects of removing well-established natural defenses against erosion became evident

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Eulalia Guzmán and Walt Disney’s Educational Films

A Pedagogical Proposal for “Literacy for the Americas” in Mexico (1942–1944)

María Rosa Gudiño Cejudo

Translator : Stephen Torgoff

character personified the American stereotypical image of people from Latin America. An off-screen speaker guides the lesson in each of these films. In other words, the narrator plays the role of the teacher. As the character’s story unfolds, male and

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Ivan Mozzhukhin’s Acting Style

Beyond the Kuleshov Effect

Johannes Riis

: Stage Pictorialism and Early Film . New York : Oxford University Press . Bulgakowa , Oksana . 2005 . “ The ‘Russian Vogue’ in Europe and Hollywood: The Transformation of Russian Stereotypes through the 1920s .” The Russian Review 64 ( 2 ): 211

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Seeing Yourself in the Past

The Role of Situational (Dis)continuity and Conceptual Metaphor in the Understanding of Complex Cases of Character Perception

Maarten Coëgnarts, Miklós Kiss, Peter Kravanja, and Steven Willemsen

about their general, stereotypical form (see, e.g., Schank and Abelson 1977 ). The general script of character visual perception, then, can be defined as a situation in which “a character S sees something O” (on the role of scripts or schemas in

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Writing Childhoods, Righting Memory

Intergenerational Remembrance in Post-communist Romania

Codruta Alina Pohrib

changes in post-communist memory politics. 18 Generational markers have been shown to act as stereotypical shortcuts that can be used strategically to construct memory discourses. Generations are not “things, but strategies,” 19 and generational

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Kata Szita, Paul Taberham, and Grant Tavinor

affect theory (1962 , 1963 ). Tomkins's work is an early source of the idea of emotions as partially comprising stereotypical physiological responses that can be categorized according to their valance—positive, negative, or neutral—the kinds of

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Raymond Nkwenti Fru and Johan Wassermann

the apartheid era, silences and omissions regarding the whites’ aspirations and leaders, and the deliberate presentation of new stereotypes to counter those of apartheid. 39 This evidence of role reversal reinforces the view of textbooks (and history

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Synthetic Beings and Synthespian Ethics

Embodiment Technologies in Science/Fiction

Jane Stadler

overcome developmental challenges of transforming fiction into reality ( 2011, 197 ). By contrast, Despina Kakoudaki (2014) views science-fictional developments in cybernetics and robotics as stereotypical, arguing they have very little to do with

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The Aesthetics of Boredom

Slow Cinema and the Virtues of the Long Take in Once Upon a Time in Anatolia

Emre Çağlayan

suggests a distant kinship to Turkish literary works such as Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu’s Yaban (The Stranger, 1932). The novel portrays the experiences of a stereotypical Republican subject, an enlightened individual (typically a doctor, teacher, or

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Wyatt Moss-Wellington

the shortcuts we take to comprehend personality details and achieve moral certitude; it is a cinematic essay on gossip and accountability. As Katrina G. Boyd puts it, “the film references stereotypes but bases much of its humor on the interplay between