Above: Two instances of wind from Tarkovsky's "Zerkalo" (Mirror), spliced together * New book due Aug 2012: Ecocinema Theory and Practice 'Most academic film studies professionals don't take nature film seriously, either historically or theoretically. Indeed, there are few better indications of the educationally counterproductive gap between the humanities and the sciences', Scott Macdonald,…Read more New book: Ecocinema Theory and Practice
The Environmental Humanities via filmmaker/video artist Peter Norrman and collaborators
'The Environmental Humanities'(2012) via filmmaker/video artist Peter Norrman and collaborators . I've been delighted to have been recently asked to be a contributor on the US/international ecomediastudies.org website. The website has a excellent resource page of key academic books and references and really useful, it has a page dedicated to journal calls for papers, conferences.…Read more The Environmental Humanities via filmmaker/video artist Peter Norrman and collaborators
Framing the World -two timely new books on ecocriticism and film.
5 Dec 2010: ' Twelve essays in four parts, focusing on ecocinema as activist cinema; the representation of environmental justice issues in Hollywood; independent and foreign films, the representation of animals, ecosystems, natural and human-made landscapes and readings of two mainstream eco-auteurs, Kiyoshi Kurosawa and Peter Greenaway', Framing the World; explorations in ecocriticism and film,…Read more Framing the World -two timely new books on ecocriticism and film.