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Film & everyday eco-disasters / Robin L. Murray and Joseph K. Heumann.

Author/Creator:
Murray, Robin L.
Publication:
Lincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, [2014]
Format/Description:
Book
xxiii, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Subjects:
Environmental protection and motion pictures.
Ecology in motion pictures.
Documentary films -- History and criticism.
Documentary films -- Influence.
Contents:
Introduction: cinematic ecodisasters and our basic human needs
Human approaches to the ecology of air, water, and clothing. At the boiling point: the aesthetics of atmospheric pollution and climate change in documentary and feature films
James Bond and water wars in contemporary film: a new ecowarrior?
Ready to wear? from fashion to environmental justice
Ecodocumentaries and the rhetoric of food production. Contemporary ecofood films: the documentary tradition
Flipper? We're eating Flipper? documenting animals rights and environmental ethics at sea
Negative externalities of housing and energy industries
Give me shelter: the ecology of homes and homelessness
Activism in mountaintop removal films: turn off the lights for sustainability
The search for the "golden shrimp": the myth of interdependence in oil drilling films
Conclusion: can the film industry and the environmental movement mix?
Notes:
Includes filmography.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-209) and index.
Contributor:
Heumann, Joseph K.
ISBN:
9780803248748 (cloth : alk. paper)
0803248741 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780803255159 (epub)
9780803255166 (mobi)
9780803255142 (pdf)
OCLC:
861955753