Introduction: towards a poetics of conflict in film

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This essay constitutes a general introduction to the volume Mediations of Disruption in Post-Conflict Film. More than just describing each contribution, the essay discusses the problems, the different approaches and discursive practices involved in the debates on (post-)conflict situations, and their representation in cinema, pondering its possibilities and limits. By providing insights on modes of representation, the chapter addresses and discusses a politics of conflict representation and an ensuing cinematic poetics of conflict, articulating different critical positionings in a dialogue that highlights a prismatic and complementary understanding of the topic.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMediations of disruption in post-conflict cinema
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages18
ISBN (Electronic)9781137575203
ISBN (Print)9781137575197
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2016


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