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An unsteady period followed by a major decline in national film production in the lates and earlys, these were years illustrated by the dismantling of Embrafilme Empresa Brasileira de Filmesculminating in the complete eradication of the state-run film production and distribution company in March Later, the Rouanet Law Lei Rouanet strengthened the funding not only for film, but for cultural projects and events as a whole.
Likewise, municipal and state laws promoting fiscal exemptions also had a fundamental role in the recovery of film production in the country. All these laws allowed the private initiative to redirect funds from taxes to film production.
This article will provide a basic bibliography of the aforementioned topics, addressing the economic, sociological, and aesthetic issues related to contemporary Brazilian cinema.
General Overviews A comprehensive resource here is Ramos and Mirandaa reliable reference book in which one can find introductory information on various topics regarding contemporary Brazilian cinema.
As seen in Ramos and Mirandathe history of s Brazilian cinema starts with two political acts: While in the beginning of the s, only three Brazilian feature films were being screened each year, between andthirty-one films were produced and exhibited.
Useful for further discussions on contemporary film production, a straightforward history of Brazilian cinema can be found in Stam and Johnson This work charts the shape of Brazilian cinema up until the late s, when the state production and distribution company Embrafilme was already in full operation.
A variety of works by experienced authors concerned with the economic, sociological, and aesthetic aspects affecting the new rise of the Brazilian film industry from the mids onwards can be found in Nagib Finally, Bayman and Pinazza presents an updated selection of essays covering the history and aesthetics of Brazilian cinema, its main movements and achievements.
Directory of World Cinema: This collection of essays on the history and aesthetics of Brazilian cinema provides introductory information on some outstanding movements, film genres, and issues such as gender and ethnicity that have appeared throughout the history of Brazilian cinema.
Companhia das Letras, The New Brazilian Cinema.
Stam, Robert, and Johnson, Randal. Emerging from the aftermath of Cinema Novo in an influential modern cinema movement in Brazilthe s was a period when the state production and distribution company Embrafilme was already in full operation.
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She has published widely on Latin American film and television including a monograph Emilio Fernández (), two co-edited anthologies, Latsploitation, Exploitation Cinema and Latin America () and The Transnational Fantasies of Guillermo del Toro (). At first glance, contemporary Brazilian cinema seems to be the byproduct of a mids renaissance in national film production.
Accordingly, to better understand contemporary Brazilian cinema, it is advisable to recall the Brazilian film industry’s situation in the s. An unsteady period.
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The Latin American Centre houses an important collection of books, academic journals, periodicals and some other significant documents relevant for the study of the region.
It is a specialist loan collection, whose primary role is to support graduate students taking the master’s courses in Latin American Studies, although the library welcomes.
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