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Subject: 	new JUMP CUT online
Date: 	Thu, 3 Feb 2005 13:08:26 -0600
From: 	Chuck Kleinhans <[log in to unmask]>

	

	


Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media has a new issue online: No. 47.

http://www.ejumpcut.org/currentissue/

Essays on feature fictions include discussions of the martial arts in 
KILL BILL by a professional fight director, Clint  Eastwood's 
environmental politics, a South African version of PICKUP ON SOUTH 
STREET, Bengali filmmaker Ritwik Ghatak, and Gibson's THE PASSION OF 
THE CHRIST.

There is also a special section on documentary theory, new 
documentaries,
and "contemporary events" fictions. Essays include:
--a pathbreaking new monograph on conceptualizing AIDS,
--reflections from practice by a photographer and filmmaker on how to 
frame
images to capture spontaneous occurrences,
--a study of heartland misjustice in the prosecution of working class, 
goth
youth in two PARADISE LOST films,
--a philosopher's look at human frailty and the "institutions of 
killing" in
Errol Morris' MR. DEATH and THE FOG OF WAR,
--an analysis of ELEPHANT and why Gus Van Sant chose to depict high 
school
shootings in a lyrical fiction,
--a look at how docudramas deal with ethical issues in the TV Movie of 
the Week,
SAVING JESSICA LYNCH
--a critical look at FAHRENHEIT 9/11.
--Internet links for analyzing the photos from Abu Ghraib.

Check it out at: http://www.ejumpcut.org/currentissue/


Chuck Kleinhans
Associate Professor
Radio/Television/Film, Northwestern University
1920 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208 USA

office: 847-491-2255; 847-491-7315

co-editor, JUMPCUT: A Review of Contemporary Media
www.ejumpcut.org



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