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Launch of the Directory of World Cinema: Belgium (2014)

A book presentation and reception was held for the Directory of World Cinema: Belgium.

Image credit: J. Grassi 

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Added by Marcelline Block on January 21, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Filmer Marseille second printing

Filmer Marseille is now in its second printing.…

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Added by Marcelline Block on December 4, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory Published

The Routledge Encyclopedia of Film Theory is now published. Bravo to the editors and fellow contributors!…



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Added by Marcelline Block on November 25, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Filmer Marseille published

Filmer Marseille, the French translation and expanded version of World Film Locations: Marseilles, is published. Thank you to all the contributors for their outstanding work!…

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"World Film Locations: Marseilles" exhibited in Paris

World Film Locations: Marseilles, on display at the American Library in Paris, September 2013:…

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Added by Marcelline Block on September 22, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

"A Sunday in Marseilles"

World Film Locations: Marseilles was displayed at the festival "Un dimanche à Marseille"/"A Sunday in Marseilles" in New York City on June 24, 2013, which brought a taste of the South of France to the Big Apple, including a pétanque tournament.…

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Added by Marcelline Block on June 24, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

"World Film Locations: Marseilles" published

World Film Locations: Marseilles is published, coinciding with Marseilles' designation as a European Capital of Culture 2013. Thank you to all the contributors for their outstanding work!…

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Added by Marcelline Block on February 20, 2013 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Selected as Book of the Month (Social Sciences), September 2012

Happy autumn! Beginning the new season as Book of the Month (Social Sciences), September 2012.…

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Added by Marcelline Block on September 2, 2012 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Lawrence Schiller: "Marilyn & Me" (Steven Kasher Gallery)

Please feel free to check out my review of Lawrence Schiller's first solo exhibit in the US, Marilyn & Me (Steven Kasher Gallery, May-June 2012).

Added by Marcelline Block on July 25, 2012 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Lecture at 92Y TriBeCa: "Paris Onscreen"

It was truly an honor for me to speak at 92Y TriBeCa today. The subject of my talk was "Paris Onscreen." All my gratitude goes to everyone at 92Y for making this wonderful event happen and to all those who attended!! 

There was also a booksigning after the talk for my edited volume,…

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Added by Marcelline Block on July 18, 2012 at 7:02pm — No Comments

World Film Locations: Las Vegas reviewed

I am thrilled that my edited collection, World Film Locations: Las Vegas, was recently reviewed, in French, in the following article: "Las Vegas, la ville simulacre."

The final…

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Added by Marcelline Block on July 17, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

World Film Locations: Paris reviewed

I am delighted that my edited volume, World Film Locations: Paris, was recently reviewed at Subtitledonline.com. Please feel free to check out this comprehensive discussion of the book. Kindly find below some salient quotes from this review:

"There is something to cater…

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Added by Marcelline Block on July 17, 2012 at 6:02pm — No Comments

World Film Locations: Paris reviewed

World Film Locations: Paris was reviewed in The Journal of Tourism Consumption and Practice's special issue on "Creative Tourism" (vol. 4, no. 2, 2012). Here are some excerpts from the review:

“For it is the obsessive collection of film stills, of contemporary colour photographs of…

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Added by Marcelline Block on July 3, 2012 at 9:24am — No Comments

Paris in Genres Essay

I was asked to contribute a review of "Diva" (Jean-Jacques Beineix, 1981) as a guest blogger to inaugurate Paris in Genres, a wonderful discussion about the great variety of films set in Paris. Check out my essay about "Diva" here!…

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Added by Marcelline Block on July 1, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Movie Talk on Sunday: Sunday, June 10th, 2012

 

At the end of Michael Curtiz's Casablanca (1942), Rick (Humphrey Bogart) tells Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman), "We will always have Paris," a phrase that has been repeated in various contexts by not only movie buffs, but also by many other francophiles. Paris is…

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Added by Marcelline Block on June 5, 2012 at 7:30am — No Comments

"The Aesthetics of Migration" published

My review of "Where Do We Migrate To?", the national touring multimedia exhibition curated by Niels Van Tomme, was recently published. My review of the show (and its catalogue) is entitled "The Aesthetics of Migration."

Added by Marcelline Block on June 1, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Unequal Before Death published

Unequal Before Death, an interdisciplinary collection of essays I co-edited, was recently published.…

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Added by Marcelline Block on May 30, 2012 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Featured in Visual Culture Blog

Check out Visual Culture Blog for Marco Bohr's essay about "Koyaanisqatsi" which was published in my edited collection, World Film Locations: Las Vegas. …

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Added by Marcelline Block on May 20, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

World Film Locations: Las Vegas published

World Film Locations: Las Vegas, a volume I edited, is published and now available in paperback. A huge thank you to the wonderful group of contributors and all those involved in the publication process of this book!…

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Added by Marcelline Block on May 1, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Italian Translation published

I wish to share the exciting news that the Italian translation of my first edited collection, Situating the Feminist Gaze and Spectatorship in Postwar Cinema, was recently published and is now available.…

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Added by Marcelline Block on March 26, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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