Books Received 2020




In 2020 we have received a variety of books on cinema and media from these publishers: Amsterdam University Press., Bloomsbury Academic, Columbia University Press, Edinburgh University Press, Intellect, Nordicom, Peter Lang, Routledge, University of Illinois Press, and Wayne State University Press.

Author Biography

Murat Akser, University of Ulster

Murat Akser is lecturer in cinematic arts, in the School of Creative Arts, University of Ulster, UK. Between 2006-2013 he has been an associate professor of cinema and media studies, chair of new media department and the founding director of the Cinema and Television MA program at Kadir Has University Istanbul, Turkey. He has his MA in Film and PhD in communication and culture from York University, Canada. He works extensively on political economy of film festivals, film genres and has recently published a book length study of Turkish cinema from Lambert: Green Pine Resurrected: Film Genre, Parody, and Intertextuality in Turkish Cinema. Also an independent filmmaker Dr. Akser has directed short films, music videos and is a member of International Cinematographers Guild and Academy of Canadian Film and Television.


Albuquerque, P. (2018). The Webcam as an Emerging Cinematic Medium. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Barraza, V. and C. Fischer eds. (2020). Chilean Cinema in the Twenty-First-Century World. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Breger, C. (2020). Making Worlds: Affect and Collectivity in Contemporary European Cinema. New York: Columbia University Press.

Brockmann, S. (2020). A critical history of German film 2nd Edition. Camden House.

Broughton, L. (2020). Reframing Cult Westerns: From The Magnificent Seven to The Hateful Eight. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Christensen, C. C. (2020). Film Studies in China 2: Selected Writings from Contemporary Cinema. Bristol: Intellect.

Cummins, K. (2020). Herstories on Screen: Feminist Subversions of Frontier Myths. New York: Columbia University Press.

Deming, R. (2020) Touch of Evil. London: BFI.

Erbaysal Filibeli, T. (2020). Information Nightmare: Fake News, Manipulation and Post-Truth Politics in the Digital Age. Berlin: Peter Lang.

Farmanfarmaian, R. ed. (2020). Media and Politics in the Southern Mediterranean: Communicating Power in Transition after 2011. London: Routledge.

Fujiki, H., & Phillips, A. (Eds.). (2020). The Japanese Cinema Book. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Humphrey, D. (2020). Archaic Modernism: Queer Poetics in the Cinema of Pier Paolo Pasolini. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Jensen, P.M. and U. C. Jacobsen eds. (2020) The Global Audiences of Danish Television Drama. Nordicom.

Kaptan, Y., & Algan, E. (2020). Television in Turkey: Local Production, Transnational Expansion, and Political Aspirations.Palgrave Macmillan.

Keller, S. (2020). Anxious Cinephilia: Pleasure and Peril at the Movies. New York: Columbia University Press.

Larsen, A. G., Fadnes, I., & Krøvel, R. (2020). Journalist Safety and Self-Censorship. London: Routledge.

Lash, D. (2020). The Cinema of Disorientation: Inviting Confusions. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Lennard, D., Palmer, R. B. & M. Pomerance (Eds.) (2020). The Other Hollywood Renaissance. Edinburgh University Press.

Lie, S. (2020). Towards a Political Aesthetics of Cinema: The Outside of Film. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Lim, S. H., & Ward, J. (Eds.). (2020). The Chinese cinema book. London: Bloomsbury Publishing.

Liz, M., & Owen, H. (2020). Women's Cinema in Contemporary Portugal. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Luzón-Aguado, V. (2020). Harrison Ford: Masculinity and stardom in hollywood. London: Bloomsbury Academic.

Masini, M. (2020). I miei film con Carmelo Bene / My Films with Carmelo Bene / Mes films avec Carmelo Bene. edited by Carlo Alberto Petruzzi, Damocle, Venice.

Mazierska, E., & Kristensen, L. (Eds.). (2020). Third Cinema, World Cinema and Marxism. Bloomsbury Publishing USA.

Mehta, R. B.(2020). Unruly cinema: History, politics, and bollywood. University of Illinois Press.

Merck, M. (2020). Cinema's melodramatic celebrity: Film, fame, and personal worth. London: British Film Institute.

Murphy, J., & Rascaroli, L. (Eds.). (2020). Theorizing Film Through Contemporary Art: Expanding Cinema. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Nagib, L. (2020). Realist cinema as world cinema: non-cinema, intermedial passages, total cinema. Amsterdam University Press.

Naqvi, F. (2020). The White Ribbon. Camden House.

Newton, M. (2020). Rosemary's baby. London: BFI.

Noble, F. (2020). Subversive Spanish Cinema: The Politics of Performance. Bloomsbury Academic.

Papadimitriou, L. & A. Grgic (Eds.) (2020). Contemporary Balkan Cinema: Transnational Exchanges and Global Circuits. Edinburgh University Press.

Pisters, P. (2020). Carrie’s Sisters: New Blood in Contemporary Female Horror Cinema. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Przedpełski, R. and S. E. Wilmer eds. (2020). Deleuze, Guattari and the Art of Multiplicity. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Pye, D. ed. (2020). V. F. Perkins On Movies: Collected Shorter Film Criticism. Detroit: Wayne State University Press.

Sikov, E. (2020). Film studies: an introduction 2nd edition. New York: Columbia University Press.

Smith, A., & Higgins, M. (2020). The language of journalism: A multi-genre perspective. Bloomsbury Publishing USA.

Steensen, S., & Westlund, O. (2020). What is Digital Journalism Studies?. London: Routledge.

Trifonova, T. (2020). The Figure of the Migrant in Contemporary European Cinema. Bloomsbury Publishing USA.

Verheul, J. (Ed.). (2020). The Cultural Life of James Bond: Specters of 007. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

Wexman, V. W. (2020). Hollywood's Artists: The Directors Guild of America and the Construction of Authorship. New York: Columbia University Press.

Youngblood, G. (2020). Expanded cinema. Fordham University Press.




How to Cite

Akser, M. (2020). Books Received 2020. CINEJ Cinema Journal, 8(2), 481–485.



Books Received