Haddu, Miriam

Visual Synergies in Fiction and Documentary Film from Latin America

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Table of contents

Part I. Latin American Perspectives

1. Introduction: Fiction, Documentary, and Cultural Change in Latin America
Joanna Page

2. The Space between Fiction and Documentary in Latin American Cinema: Notes toward a Genealogy
Michael Chanan

Part II. Revolution and Its Specters

3. On the Margins of Reality: Fiction, Documentary, and Marginal Subjectivity in Three Early Cuban Revolutionary Films
Dylon Robbins

4. Cuban Documentary: Synergy and Its Discontents
Alexandra Anderson

5. O sertão nao virou mar: Images of Violence and the Position of the Spectator in Contemporary Brazilian Cinema
Edgardo Dieleke

Part III. Crossing Borders, Crossing Genres

6. Cofralandes: A Formative Space for Chilean Identity
Alejandra Rodríguez-Remedi

7. Aunt Juana’s Shop, or Reality as Metaphor, in María Novaro’s El jardín del Edén
Maximiliano Maza Pérez

8. Mockumentary as Post-nationalism: National Identity in A Day without a Mexican by Sergio Arau
Armida Garza

Part IV. Performance and Reflexivity in the Contemporary Documentary

9. Between Image and Word: Minority Discourses and Community Construction in Eduardo Coutinho’s Documentaries
Mariana A. C. Cunha

10. Characters and Conflict: Dramatic Structure in Three Mexican Documentaries
Cristina Cervantes

11. Whodunnit? In Search of the Real/Reel (and Imagined) Aro Tolbukhin in Aro Tolbukhin: En la mente del asesino
Miriam Haddu

Part V. Questions of Reference

12. Filming Psychoanalysis: The Documentation of Paranoia and the “Paranoid Gaze” in Luis Buñuel’s Él
Julián Daniel Gutiérrez-Albilla

13. Digital Mimicry and Visual Tropes: Some Images from Argentina
Joanna Page

14. Dereferencing the Real: Documentary Mediascapes in the Films of Carlos Marcovich (¿Quién diablos es Juliette? and Cuatro labios)
Geoffrey Kantaris

15. Documenting Urban Fictions in Contemporary Argentine Film: Notes on Pablo Trapero’s El bonaerense
James Cisneros

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Film History, Latin American Politics, Latin American Culture, Film and Television Studies

Publication year
Studies of the Americas
Page amount
270 pages
Art, Art History
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