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The Resource Imagic moments : indigenous North American film, Lee Schweninger

Imagic moments : indigenous North American film, Lee Schweninger

Label
Imagic moments : indigenous North American film
Title
Imagic moments
Title remainder
indigenous North American film
Statement of responsibility
Lee Schweninger
Creator
Author
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In indigenous North American film, Native Americans tell their own stories and thereby challenge a range of political and historical contradictions, including egregious misrepresentations by Hollywood. Author Lee Schweninger examines films in which the major inspiration, the source material, and the acting are essentially Native. Schweninger looks at a selection of mostly narrative fiction films from the United States and Canada and places them in historical and generic contexts. Exploring films such as Powwow Highway, Smoke Signals, and Skins, he argues that in and of themselves these films constitute and in fact emphatically demonstrate forms of resistance and stories of survival as they talk back to Hollywood. Self-representation itself can be seen as a valid form of resistance and as an aspect of a cinema of sovereignty in which the Indigenous peoples represented are the same people who engage in the filming and who control the camera. Despite their low budgets and often nonprofessional acting, indigenous films succeed in being all the more engaging in their own right and are indicative of the complexity, vibrancy, and survival of myriad contemporary Native cultures
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Schweninger, Lee
Dewey number
791.43/652997
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1995.9.I48
LC item number
S44 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Eyre, Chris
  • Alexie, Sherman
  • Harjo, Sterlin
  • King, Thomas
  • Momaday, N. Scott
  • Redroad, Randy
  • Vizenor, Gerald Robert
  • Indians in the motion picture industry
  • Indians in the motion picture industry
  • Indians in the motion picture industry
  • Indians in motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Motion pictures
  • Alexie, Sherman
  • Eyre, Chris
  • King, Thomas
  • Vizenor, Gerald Robert
  • ART
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • PERFORMING ARTS
  • Indians in motion pictures
  • Indians in the motion picture industry
  • Motion pictures
  • Canada
  • United States
Label
Imagic moments : indigenous North American film, Lee Schweninger
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-238) and index
  • Includes filmography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: where to concentrate -- He was still the chief: Masayesva's imagining Indians -- Into the city: ordered freedom in The exiles -- The native presence in film: House made of dawn -- A concordance of narrative voices: Harold, trickster, and Harold of Orange -- I don't do portraits: Medicine River and the art of photography -- Keep your pony out of my garden: Powwow highway and "being Cheyenne" -- Feeling extra magical: the art of disappearing in Smoke signals -- Making his own music: death and life in The business of fancydancing -- Sharing the kitchen: Naturally native and women in American Indian film -- In the form of a spider: the interplay of narrative fiction and documentary in Skins -- The stories pour out: taking control in The doe boy -- Telling our own stories: seeking identity in Tkaronto -- People come around in circles: Harjo's Four sheets to the wind -- Epilogue: Barking water and beyond
Control code
839305409
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820345765
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3q3phc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)839305409
Label
Imagic moments : indigenous North American film, Lee Schweninger
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-238) and index
  • Includes filmography
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: where to concentrate -- He was still the chief: Masayesva's imagining Indians -- Into the city: ordered freedom in The exiles -- The native presence in film: House made of dawn -- A concordance of narrative voices: Harold, trickster, and Harold of Orange -- I don't do portraits: Medicine River and the art of photography -- Keep your pony out of my garden: Powwow highway and "being Cheyenne" -- Feeling extra magical: the art of disappearing in Smoke signals -- Making his own music: death and life in The business of fancydancing -- Sharing the kitchen: Naturally native and women in American Indian film -- In the form of a spider: the interplay of narrative fiction and documentary in Skins -- The stories pour out: taking control in The doe boy -- Telling our own stories: seeking identity in Tkaronto -- People come around in circles: Harjo's Four sheets to the wind -- Epilogue: Barking water and beyond
Control code
839305409
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xv, 247 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780820345765
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt3q3phc
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)839305409

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