Tag: Film Direction and Production,


Representing Interculturally on the Example of Indigenous Film-Making of Colombia

This paper investigates the idea that film might become an efficient way of intercultural communication and open dialogue between the nations. It uses a case study of indigenous filmmaking by a small Arhuaco community from Colombia, which emerged as a response to violence and displacement, and concluded in a golden era of the Arhuaco filmmaking


The Hero and the Shadow Deconstructing Ideology and Identity in Anglo-Boer War Film and Drama Series Narratives

How does the predominant myth of a society influence the narratives told by its popular culture? That is the key question the author asks in this paper concerning the ideological representation of the hero archetype in selected films and drama series set during the Anglo-Boer War, also known as the South African War of 1899


The Dependence on International Film Festivals of Thai Independent Cinema

The essay explores and critically looks at the process of independent filmmaking in Thailand, examines various factors affecting the subject matter and aesthetic choices of Thai independent filmmakers, and how this plays an important part in the whole process of independent filmmaking. The paper explores the various strategies employed by Thai independent filmmakers to achieve


Multi-Layered Structure of Documentary Narration and the Blurring Lines

“Reality” has always been on the focus within the documentary narration and in order to come closer to reality, search for the new techniques and forms has continued throughout the history of documentary cinema. Reality, within the framework of multi-layered structure of the documentary narration, consists of a reference to the documentary. So, documentaries should


The Perspective of a Student Film: Using Experimental Techniques to Edit Frames in a Repeated Array

This article discusses a story of heartbreak, produced from the perspective of a student film, inspired by philosopher Barthes Rolands book A Lovers Discourse. Much like a prince choosing a favorite consort, or a jacket seeking its model, it takes same sex love and dialect, putting on the appearance of jealousy, soliloquy, yearning, and attachment


The Off-Screen Space and the Silent Fragments in Andrei Tarkovsky’s Films

This paper discusses two major films by the Russian director Andrei Tarkovsky, Ivan’s Childhood (1962) and Andrei Rublev (1966). Both films are set in the background of turbulent periods in Russia. The two main characters, Ivan and Rublev, however, are ordinary individuals rather than war heroes. Their most significant aspect is that in the chaotic