Ethics, Justice, Embodiment, and Global Film

Ethics, Justice, Embodiment, and Global Film : Cinematic Provocations

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This book is a study in film and philosophy that explores the intersection of global post-fascist cinema, ethics and justice, and screen bodies. It addresses the question "What is the good of film experience?" by staging an encounter between Levinasian-Derridean concerns over ethics and justice and cinematic engagements with issues of embodied and haptic response. In the end, this book argues such international filmmaking provokes us to respond through a redeployment of our questions of ethics and justice as well as our questions of film making and more

Product details

  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 152 x 229mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138947776
  • 9781138947771

About Brian Bergen-aurand

Brian Bergen-Aurand is Assistant Professor of English and Film in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nanyang Technological University, Singaporeshow more

Review quote

"Bergen-Aurand makes a substantial and important intervention in the burgeoning field of film and ethics by foregrounding the corporeal aspects of both the experience of cinema and the phenomenology of ethics via a series of analyses of films by directors from an impressive range of national and generic traditions." -Lisa Downing, University of Birmingham, UKshow more

Table of contents

1. Film/Ethics I-What is the Good of Film Experience? 2. Regarding Anna-Michelangelo Antonioni 3. "The Artist's Responsibility"-Andrei Tarkovsky 4. The Ethics of Freeze Frames-Nagisa Oshima 5. The Anarchy of Film Bodies-Rainer Werner Fassbinder 6. On the Verge of the Pornographic-Pedro Almodovar 7. Friend Good-Jay Rosenblatt 8. Inappropriate Cinema-Deris Zaim 9. Film/Ethics II-Critically Provokedshow more