Far From Hollywood: New Kinds of Classic Film
- Extra Reading
Canons of taste and value in other media, such as literature, art and music, have been challenged in recent decades by proponents of sexual and ethnic equality. Film’s ‘ten bests’ are open to similar charges, and their dominance may actively hinder efforts to raise awareness of and achievement by filmmakers outside Hollywood and predominantly European art cinema.
This lecture considers what newly assessed canons might look like.
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