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On Display in the Library

First Floor

French Film Festival 2012

Currently on display are the posters representing the films to be shown during Salve Regina University's French Film Festival, which takes place from March 18th through the 29th.

A variety of books on French film from the library's collection are included, as well as images of well renowned French films & filmmakers.

For full information about the film festival visit

Books on display ...

Click here: Summary, Reviews and More French cinema
By: Charles Drazin
Call No: PN1993.5.F8 D73 2011b
Contents: Light and magic -- Birth of the movie moguls -- The changing of the guard -- The avant garde -- Sound -- A personal voice -- The professional -- The art house -- The golden age -- The spirit of '36 -- Breaking the rules -- The occupation -- Irreconcilable differences -- Accursed films -- A changing culture -- Exporting the revolution -- The children of Tri-X -- From Bresson to Besson -- Up till now

Click here: Summary, Reviews and More Studies in French cinema : UK perspectives, 1985-2010
Call No: PN1993.5.F8 S78 2011
Contents: Pierrot le fou and post-new wave French cinema / Jill Forbes -- National cinemas and the body politic / Susan Hayward -- Unfamiliar places : 'heterospection' and recent French films on children / Phil Powrie -- The circular ruins? Frontiers, exile and the nation in Renoir's Le Crime de Monsieur Lange / Keith Reader -- Beurz n the hood : the articulation of Beur and French identities in Le thé au harem d'Archimède and Hexagone / Carrie Tarr -- Community, nostalgia and the spectacle of masculinity : Jean Gabin / Ginette Vincendeau -- Asserting text, context and intertext : Jill Forbes and French film studies / Julia Dobson More ...

Click here: Summary, Reviews and More Masculine singular : French new wave cinema
By: Geneviève Sellier ; translated by Kristin Ross
Call No: PN1993.5.F7 S3713 2008
Contents: Introduction. The aesthetic Doxa on the New Wave -- A new generation marked by the emergence of women -- Cinephilia in the 1950s -- Auteur cinema: an affair of State -- Contrasting receptions -- The precursors -- Between Romanticism and Modernism -- Nostalgia for a heroic masculinity -- The women of the New Wave: between modern and archaic -- Jeanne Moreau: star of the New Wave and icon of modernity -- Brigitte Bardot and the New Wave: an ambivalent relationship -- The indpendent filmmakers of the Left Bank: a "feminist" alternative? Conclusion. The New Wave's legacy: "Auteur cinema."

Le cinéma des Français : la Ve République, 1958-1978
By: Jean-Pierre Jeancolas
Call No: PN1993.5.F7 J38

Click here: Summary, Reviews and More The French cinema book
By: Michael Temple and Michael Witt [editors]
Call No: PN1993.5.F8 F74 2004

Enfance-- : inspiration littéraire et cinématographique
By: Carol S. Altman
Call No: PN1993.5.F7 A67 2006

Click here: Summary, Reviews and More A history of the French new wave cinema
By: Richard Neupert
Call No: PN1993.5.F7 N48 2002
Contents: Cultural contexts: where did the wave begin? -- Testing the water: Alexandre Astruc, Agnès Varda, and Jean-Pierre Melville -- New stories, new sex: Roger Vadim and Louis Malle -- Claude Chabrol: launching a wave -- Francois Truffaut: the new wave's ringleader -- Jean-Luc Godard: Le petit soldat -- The cahiers du cinéma cohort: Eric Rohmer, Jacques Rivette, Jacques Doniol-Valcroze, and Pierre Kast

Jean COCTEAU French poet, playwright & film director. Jean COCTEAU French poet, playwright & film director. 1944. FRANCE. Paris. Palais Royal. At the back door of COCTEAU
Jean Cocteau

FRANCE. Jacques TATI, French film maker. 1958. . FRANCE. Cannes. May 9th, 1958. Jacques TATI
Jacques Tati

FRANCE. Personalities. 1966. FRANCE. During the filming of "Le Voleur" (The Thief) by French film director Louis MALLE. French actor Charles DENNER. 1966.
The Thief

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