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called Film Booking Offices of America, which developed through mergers and takeovers into RKO Studios, one of the leading film factories of the 1930s and 1940s. Connolly became a film writer and producer with more than forty films to his name; he also wrote several literary works with strong moral and Catholic meanings. According to Capra, Connolly, whom he befriended after making two or three of his ‘talkie’ films, urged him to raise the intellectual ambition of his work (not that Connolly’s own scripts, from a biopic of Jerome Kern to Tarzan’s New York Adventure

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(London: Frances Lincoln, 2015). Clements, R. E., Renate Muller: Queen of America? (London: Women’s Book Club, n.d. [1944?]). Cross, Brenda, ‘Interview with Anton Walbrook’, The Picturegoer (14 February 1948), 6. Dachs, Robert, Sag beim Abschied (Vienna: Verlag Der Apfel, 1994). ←391 |  392→ Dassanowsky, Robert, Screening Transcendence: Film under Austrofascism and the Hollywood Hope, 1933–1938 (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018). Dimsdale, Nicholas H. Horsewood, Nicholas and Van Riel, Arthur, Unemployment and Real Wages in Weimar Germany

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), garnering awards (Frucci, 2012) and being listed by Entertainment Weekly as #15 on its list of the “25 Best Cult TV Shows from the Past 25 Years” (“25 Best Cult Shows,” 2012). ← 17 | 18 → Debuting in 2013 on the streaming service Netflix, and based on the memoir by Piper Kerman, Orange Is the New Black has become Netflix’s most watched original series (Littleton, 2016) and became the first series to garner Emmy nominations in both comedy and drama, while receiving numerous Golden Globe and Writers Guild of America nominations (Birnbaum, 2015). The Walking Dead has

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exclusively flageolet glissandi. An immaterial quality clings to the flageolet clusters produced in this way, the unusual sound image evoking associations with music of the spheres – a type Ligeti had a soft spot for in later years as well. 158 Atmosphères is dedicated to the memory of Mátyás Seibers . Seibers (b. 1905), a Hungarian composer and writer about music, who had emigrated to England in 1935, was killed in an accident on September 25, 1960 in Johannesburg, South Africa. His teacher Zoltán Kodály dedicated his Media vita in morte sumus for mixed chorus to

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it with crime (Pastoureau 139). The latter half of the 1960s saw the rise of Black Power and the Black Arts movement, with its slogan that “Black is Beautiful” attempting to shift the negative discourse on the color and its association with African Americans as subhuman and prone to crime and violence. The Black Panthers adopted a uniform of black leather jackets, sunglasses, and berets, and, as noted in the first chapter, the Family wears black sunglasses in The Omega Man , evoking this militant attitude. 17 The Family’s black cloaks combine all of the

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, a work that put him in a regular trance. At the age of eight, he had his first concert experiences and began to listen intensively to music on the radio – a habit he was to retain for many years. He took particular delight in comparing the transmissions from Budapest with those from Bucharest. The story of how he came to be a musician is a curious one. 6 His father, who was unhappy in his profession and would have liked to be a free-lance writer (he authored several books), envisioned an academic career for his son, preferably as a natural scientist. Since he

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transformation from an enormous obdurate weight to a buoyant structure, free, afloat, and adrift. My awe and wonder at that moment remained.’) 39 In his novel, Rings of Saturn (1995), Sebald invokes a meeting between the merchant ← 101 | 102 → sailor-turned-writer Joseph Conrad and Roger Casement. 40 Casement and Conrad had shared certain views about the brutal inhumanity done to the Congolese during the ‘Scramble for Africa’, particularly the exploitation wrought by King Leopold II of Belgium. The Congo in McQueen’s film Gravesend traces a return to the Thames

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projects, including the ephemeral Hapas . us , a media-sharing site for multiracial Asians, the iPhone game ‘Filipino or Not’ and a digital game based on a documentary film about the first Nepali women’s expedition up Mt. Everest. She brought in the Otherwise, Co. design team comprised of Asian Pacific American women to work on branding, identity, naming and interface design. ←162 |  163→ Critical Design As we were designing the platform, I was also traveling with Tongues of Heaven to screenings at festival, university and community settings. The screenings were

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recalled events: the camera is a tool of framing the present. In Tempus MacDougall and the herders exist in the hic et nunc – the here and now of a shared historical continuum. Whereas the writer of autobiography always has a retrospective attitude that looks back on his or her life events, the ethnographic filmmaker records the actual imprint of the subjects’ lives as they unfold before the camera. The time of the subjects’ experience and the time of cinema coincide with the filmmaker’s time of living. The cinematic autobiographical act becomes a posterior

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the balance of political forces, people succeed in living lives of vigorous resistance! Are the communities of African Americans or Afro-Caribbeans suffering? Well, they have rap! (Leave aside the question of whether all of them want rap in equal measure) (1997, p. 33). The dilution of the political thrust in cultural studies occurs when the possibility of opposition blurs with the assumption that audiences are always actively and politically resistant. Going to the mall to buy a Malcolm X hat after seeing Lee’s film should not be mistaken for an act of political