Silencing Cinema: Film Censorship around the World

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D. Biltereyst, R. Vande Winkel, Roel Vande Winkel
Springer, Mar 26, 2013 - Performing Arts - 321 pages
Oppression by censorship affects the film industry far more frequently than any other mass media. Including essays by leading film historians, the book offers groundbreaking historical research on film censorship in major film production countries and explore such innovative themes as film censorship and authorship, religion, and colonialism.

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GREGORY D. BLACK University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA NANDANA BOSE University of North Carolina Wilmington, USA JON LEWIS Oregon State University, USA MARTIN LOIPERDINGER University of Trier, Germany CARMEN MCCAIN University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA DILEK KAYA MUTLU Bilkent University, Turkey DAVID NEWMAN Simon Fraser University, Canada FRANCISCO PEREDO CASTRO Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México-Mexico City, Mexico JULIAN PETLEY Brunel University, UK KEVIN ROCKETT Trinity College Dublin, Ireland RICHARD TAYLOR Swansea University, Wales DANIELA TREVERI GENNARI Oxford Brookes University, UK PIERRE VÉRONNEAU Université de Montréal, Université du Québec, and Concordia University, Canada LAURA WITTERN-KELLER University at Albany, State University of New York, USA ZHIWEI XIAO California State University, USA