Elena Lahr-Vivaz

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Border Cinema

Reimagining Identity through Aesthetics

Rutgers University Press

This collection demonstrates how border cinema resists contemporary border fortification processes, showing how cinematic media have functioned technologically and aesthetically to engender contemporary shifts in national and individual identities while proposing alternative conceptions of these identities to those propagated by the often restrictive current political rhetoric and ideologies that represent a backlash to globalization.

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Mexican Melodrama

Film and Nation from the Golden Age to the New Wave

The University of Arizona Press

Mexican Melodrama offers a timely look at critically acclaimed films that serve as key referents in discussions of Mexican cinema. Elena Lahr-Vivaz artfully portrays the dominant conventions of historical and contemporary Mexican cinema, showing how new-wave directors draw from a previous generation to produce meaning in the present.

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Border Cinema

Reimagining Identity through Aesthetics

Rutgers University Press

This collection demonstrates how border cinema resists contemporary border fortification processes, showing how cinematic media have functioned technologically and aesthetically to engender contemporary shifts in national and individual identities while proposing alternative conceptions of these identities to those propagated by the often restrictive current political rhetoric and ideologies that represent a backlash to globalization.

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