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We are excited to have virtual presence at the International Screen Studies Conference 2021 June 25-27. Please stop by our virtual booth and explore our offerings.

The 75th anniversary of the founding of the East German film studio DEFA

Elizabeth Ward On 17 May 1946, the Deutsche Film-Aktiengesellschaft (DEFA) was officially founded. Over the course of the following four decades, the studio produced nearly 700 feature films, as well as hundred of animation and documentary films. By the time it was finally privatised and sold following German reunification, DEFA was one of Europe’s largest […]

Introducing Ted Nannicelli as the New Editor of Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind

Ted Nannicelli, Film and Television Studies, University of Queensland The first thing I would like to do in my capacity as the new editor of Projections is to warmly thank the outgoing editor, Stephen Prince, for his outstanding stewardship of the journal over the past six years. Already a success when Stephen took over in 2012, […]

Berghahn Books will be attending NECS 2017!

We are delighted to inform you that we will be attending the NECS conference in Paris, France from the 29th June – 1st July 2017. Please stop by to browse our selection of titles on display at discounted prices, and take away some free journal samples. If you are unable to attend, we would like to provide […]

Honoring Polish Filmmaker Andrzej Wajda

  Andrzej Wajda, Polish film and theatre director, passed away on October 9, 2016. Recipient of an Honorary Oscar and the Palme d’Or, he was a prominent member of the “Polish Film School“. He was known especially for his trilogy of war films consisting of A Generation (1954), Kanał (1956) and Ashes and Diamonds (1958). Four of […]

Five Favorite Hasse Ekman Films

by Fredrik Gustafsson Hasse Ekman made his first film as writer and director, the screwball comedy With You in My Arms, in 1940 and following that successful debut he wrote and directed over 40 films and one TV-series before he retired in 1965. Most of these films are good, there are very few failures, but forced […]

Resurrecting Figures of Soviet Cinema History

By Philip Cavendish   This excerpt was adapted from The Men with the Movie Camera The Poetics of Visual Style in Soviet Avant-Garde Cinema of the 1920s by Philip Cavendish, now available in paperback.