Latino American Cinema

Latino American Cinema

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Latino American Cinema: An Encyclopedia of Movies, Stars, Concepts, and Trends serves as an essential primary reference for students of the topic as well as an accessible resource for general readers. The alphabetized entries in the volume cover the key topics of this provocative and complex genrea€”films, filmmakers, star performers, concepts, and historical and burgeoning trendsa€”alongside frequently overlooked and crucially ignored items of interest in Latino cinema. This comprehensive treatment bridges gaps between traditional approaches to U.S.-Latino and Latin American cinemas, placing subjects of Chicana and Chicano, Puerto Rican, Cuban and diasporic Cuban, and Mexican origin in perspective with related Central and South American and Caribbean elements. Many of the entries offer compact definitions, critical discussions, overviews, and analyses of star artists, media productions, and historical moments, while several foundational entries explicate concepts, making this single volume encyclopedia a critical guide as well.... first peak in her legendary career. West Side Story won 10 of its 11 nominations at the Academy Awards in 1962, the ... Deciding to return to theater, she mainly sat out film work until the end of the decade. Nothing could tarnish the brilliantanbsp;...

Title:Latino American Cinema
Author:Scott L. Baugh
Publisher:ABC-CLIO - 2012-04-13


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