Centre of Latin American Studies

Cultural Studies Section

Suggested Reading on Cinema and Visual Culture/Latin American Film and Visual Arts 


Batchen, G. Photography's Objects (Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Art Museum, 1997)

Bordwell and Thompson. Film Art: An Introduction (Reading, Mass.: Addison Wesley, 1979)

Bryson, Norman. Vision and Painting: The Logic of the Gaze (1983)

Edwards, E. and J.Hart (eds). Photographs, Objects, Histories: On the Materiality of Images (London and New York: Routledge, 2004)

Elena, Alberto and Marina Díaz López. The Cinema of Latin America (London: Wallflower, 2003)

Hayward, Susan. Cinema Studies: The Key Concepts (London and New York: Routledge, 2000)

Hollows, Joanne et al., eds. The Film Studies Reader (London: Arnold, 2000)

Foster, David William. Contemporary Argentine Cinema (Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 1992)

Kwint, M., C. Breward and J. Aynesley (eds). Material Memories (Oxford: Berg, 1999)

Mirzoeff, Nicholas. An Introduction to Visual Culture (London: Routledge, 1999)

Monaco, James. How to Read a Film (Oxford: OUP, 1981, rpt 2000)

King, John. Magical Reels: A History of Cinema in Latin America, 2nd edn (London: Verso, 2000)

Rose, Jacqueline. Sexuality and the Field of Vision (1986)

Shohat, Ella and Robert Stam. Unthinking Eurocentrism: Multiculturalism and the Media (London and New York: Routledge, 1994)

Sontag, Susan. Where the Stress Falls (London: Jonathan Cape, 2002)

Stam, Robert. Film Theory: An Introduction (Oxford: Blackwell, 2000)

Stam, Robert, et. al. New Vocabularies in Film Semiotics (London: Routledge, 1992)