Issue 23.1 :: Spring / Printemps 2014From the Astonished Spectator to the Spectator in Movement: Exhibition Advertisements in 1920s Germany and Austria by Michael Cowan
The Artisanry of Film: Pieces from Pere Portabella’s Workshop (1960-1973) by Anna K. Cox
Video after Video Stores by Jeff Scheible
Film Festivals, Bourdieu, and the Economization of Culture by Marijke de Valck
Why Whistler Will Never be Sundance, and What This Tells Us About the Field of Cultural Production by Diane Burgess
Film Appreciation and Cultural Leadership: Rudolf Arnheim, Roger Manvell and Two Books Called Film by Richard Lowell MacDonald
Plus new book reviews.
On the Cover: ￼￼￼￼A series of stills from Kipho (Guido Seeber, 1925), a moving picture advertisement for the 1925 Kipho exhibition of the German film and photography industries. In this citation of Robert Wiene’s The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), the rearranged letters literally command audiences to attend the exhibition. Courtesy of Deutsche Kinemathek. ￼
News and Events
June 2014 :: With the publication of Issue 23.1 (Spring 2014), CJFS/RCEC bids a fond farewell to editor-in-chiefs Katie Russell and Charles Acland and is pleased to welcome the journal's latest stewards: Marc Furstenau (Carelton University) and Jerry White (Dalhousie University).
March 2011 :: Join us for drinks at our 20th Anniversary Launch Party in New Orleans.
January 2011 :: The PDFs for CJFS/RCEC Issue 17.2 are now online.
December 2010 :: CJFS/RCEC Issue 19.2 has just been published.
March 2010 :: We are very proud to announce the launch of the complete CJFS/RCEC online archive.
December 2009 :: Launch Party for issue 18.2 at Blizzarts on December 11th! Click here for more information.
June 2009 :: Our latest call for papers is now up. Click this link for info on Film Publics Reconsidered, Star Performance, and Expanded Screens.
The Canadian Journal of Film Studies / Revue Canadienne d'etudes cinematographiques is Canada's leading academic peer-reviewed film journal. We have published bi-annually since launching in 1990.
It is co-edited by Marc Furstenau (Associate Professor, Film Studies, Carleton University) and Jerry White (Associate Professor, English, Dalhousie University). We are funded by the Film Studies Association of Canada / Association canadienne des études cinématographiques and SSHRC / CRSH. Additional support provided by the School for Studies in Art and Culture, Carleton University, and the Department of English, Dalhousie University.
The Canadian Journal of Film Studies / Revue canadienne d'études cinématographiques is indexed by the Federation Internationale des Archives du Film (FIAF) and its published listing, the International Index to Film / Television Periodicals; Film / Literature Index; and Media Review Digest. ISSN 0847-5911.
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