Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media


Issue Contents


Debordering Academia: Centring the Displaced and Exiled in Research
by Omid Tofighian


Refugee Filmmaking
by Stephanie Hemelryk Donald, Kaya Davies Hayon, and Lucia Sorbera


Telephone Calls in Gianfranco Rosi’s Fire at Sea (Fuocoammare, 2016)
by Emma Wilson

Sonic Sociabilities and Stranger Relations in Arnaud des Pallières’ Adieu (2004)
by Emilija Talijan

Seascapes of Solidarity: Refugee Cinema and the Representation of the Mediterranean
by Stefanie Van De Peer

The Vulnerable Gaze of the Migrant: Eye-Witnessing and Drifting Subjectivity in Documentary Web Series
by Alice Cati

Shaming Australia: Cinematic Responses to the “Pacific Solution”
by Stephanie Hemelryk Donald

Displacement, Exile and Incarceration Commuted into Cinematic Vision
by Omid Tofighian

Refugees on Film: Assessing the Political Strengths and Weaknesses of the Documentary Style
by P. Stuart Robinson


Dossier One: Challenges of Separation for Refugee Filmmaking

by Stephanie Hemelryk Donald and Lucia Sorbera

The Last Goldfish
by Su Goldfish, Joanna Newman, and Julie Ewington

Refugee Status: Privileged
by Rana Kazkaz

Collaborating with Refugees: Power, Ethics and Reciprocity in Documentary Filmmaking
by Mandy Hughes

Anonymity and Representation: Everyday Practices of Ethical Documentary Filmmaking
by Isobel Blomfield and Caroline Lenette

Alphaville Journal of Film and Screen Media Podcast
Episode 03, Issue 18, Refugee Filmmaking

Additional music: Tom's Lullaby (with Les Gauchers Orchestra) by Lee Maddeford

Dossier Two: Carceral-Border Cinema: The Film from Manus Prison

by Omid Tofighian

Film as Folklore
by Behrouz Boochani

Looking for Chauka
by Arash Kamali Sarvestani

A Reflection on Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time
by Janet Galbraith

Cinematic Poetics and Reclaiming History: Chauka, Please Tell Us the Time as Legacy
by Jeremy Elphick

Chauka Calls—A Photo Essay
by Omid Tofighian

Book Reviews

Gender in Post-9/11 American Apocalyptic TV: Representations of Masculinity and Femininity at the End of the World, by Eve Bennett
Reviewed by Martin Fradley

Are You Watching Closely?: Cultural Paranoia, New Technologies, and the Contemporary Hollywood Misdirection Film, by Seth Friedman
Reviewed by Jordan Lavender-Smith

European Cinema and Continental Philosophy: Film as Thought Experiment, by Thomas Elsaesser
Reviewed by Ekin Erkan

Writing the Comedy Movie, by Marc Blake
Reviewed by Matthew McKeague

Genre, Authorship and Contemporary Women Filmmakers, by Katarzyna Paszkiewicz
Reviewed by Anthony Kinik

Film and Fashion amidst the Ruins of Berlin: From Nazism to the Cold War, by Mila Ganeva
Reviewed by Boel Ulfsdotter

New Nonfiction Film: Art, Poetics, and Documentary Theory, by Dara Waldron
Reviewed by Darrell Varga

A Cinema of Things: Globalization and the Posthuman Object, by Elizabeth Ezra
Reviewed by James Mulvey

Carceral Fantasies: Cinema and Prison in Early Twentieth-Century America, by Alison Griffiths
Reviewed by Gwenda Young