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Andy Warhol's Blow Job

Roy Grundmann

A watershed in gay male culture

240 pages | 7 x 10 | 40 halftones


Anna May Wong

Performing the Modern

Shirley Jennifer Lim

How Anna May Wong’s work shaped racial modernity and made her one of the most significant actresses of the twentieth century

262 pages | 6 x 9 | 26 halftones


Architectures of Revolt

The Cinematic City circa 1968

Edited by Mark Shiel

A groundbreaking exploration of how filmmaking, architecture, and urban planning shaped and were shaped by mass protest movements in and around 1968

262 pages | 6 x 9 | 34 halftones


Art in Cinema

Documents Toward a History of the Film Society

Scott MacDonald

Fascinating documentation of one of the most important film societies in American history

320 pages | 7 x 10 | 12 figures, 27 halftones


Black City Cinema

African American Urban Experiences in Film

Paula J. Massood

From Green Pastures to Hoodz

280 pages | 6 x 9


Chinese Connections

Critical Perspectives on Film, Identity, and Diaspora

Edited by See-Kam Tan, Peter X Feng, and Gina Marchetti

How Chinese cinema and global Chinese culture intersect over questions of identity

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figure, 16 halftones


The Chinese Diaspora on American Screens

Race, Sex, and Cinema

Gina Marchetti

A look at American filmmaking in the post-1989 Chinese diaspora

258 pages | 6 x 9 | 44 halftones


Cinema 16

Documents Toward a History of the Film Society

Scott MacDonald

The history of Cinema 16—the nation's first film society—through letters, programs, interviews, and the society's own documents

488 pages | 7 x 10 | 32 figures 60 halftones


Cinemas in Transition in Central and Eastern Europe after 1989

Edited by Catherine Portuges, and Peter John Bursell Hames

An examination of Eastern European cinema a generation after the end of the Cold War

288 pages | 6 x 9



Asian American Film Criticism

Edited by Darrell Y. Hamamoto and Sandra Liu

Asian American film makers and film critics discuss their cultural output

317 pages | 7 x 10 | 39 halftones


Cowboys as Cold Warriors

The Western and U.S. History

Stanley Corkin

The classic westerns read as fables

288 pages | 6 x 9 | 7 halftones


Dangerous Knowledge

The JFK Assassination in Art and Film

Art Simon

On the historic 50th Anniversary, this reissued edition looks at the contemporary meanings and influences of images of the JFK assassination by filmmakers, photographers, and artists

280 pages | 5.25 x 9 | 9 color photos, 11 figures, 7 halftones


Dream Machine

Realism and Fantasy in Hindi Cinema

Samir Dayal

How Hindi cinema has reflected the Indian public's self-understanding and posited new possibilities for national and individual identities

320 pages | 6 x 9 | 9 halftones


Ethical Encounters

Transnational Feminism, Human Rights, and War Cinema in Bangladesh

Elora Halim Chowdhury

Illuminates how visual practices of recollecting violent legacies in Bangladeshi cinema can generate possibilities for gender justice

Read a blog entry by the author

242 pages | 6 x 9 | 33 halftones



The Video Data Bank Catalog of Video Art and Artist Interviews

Edited by Kate Horsfield and Lucas Hilderbrand

Historic documentation of the development of art-based, activist, and alternative media in the U.S.

360 pages | 8.5 x 11 | 325 halftones