Yale French Studies, Number 115

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New Spaces for French and Francophone Cinema

James Austin, Special Editor

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Grace An and James Austin

Editors' Preface:  New Spaces for French and Francophone Cinema


I. French National/Transnational Cinema

Roger Celestin

Conquering Globalized Space? A Certain French Cinema Abroad

Grace An

The Future Past of the French Auteur 

Catherine Portugues

The NewWave of Women Filmmakers

Michel Marie

New Spaces in French Cinema:  Off the Beaten Path:  The Periphery of the

Hexagon and its Geographical Limits

Sue Harris

The Place of Comedy at the French Box Office in the 21st Century


II. Representing Space in Cinema and New Media

Ludovic Cortade

The Spatial Evacuation of Politics: Landscape, Power, and the Monarch in Robert Guédiguian’s The Last Mitterand

James Austin

Destroying the banlieue: Re-configuration of Suburban Space in French


Margaret Flinn

Signs of the Times: Chris Marker’s Chats perchés

Timothy Murray

Voyage to the Center of the Virtual Universe



III. Postcolonial Locations: Francophone Film and Algeria

Guy Austin

Algeria and Colonial Trauma in Contemporary French Cinema

Panivong Norindr

On Filmic Pedagogy and Performance: Rachid Bouchareb’s Indigènes

Dominic Thomas

Africa/France: Contest(ed)ing Space in the Hexagon

ISBN: 9780300118223
Publication Date: July 9, 2009
176 pages, 6 1/8 x 9 1/4
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