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Author: Marijke de Valck
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: global, cinephilia, geopolitics, european, festivals, film
Number of Pages: 280
Published: 2007
ISBN-10: 9053561927
ISBN-13: 9789053561928

The film festival has come a long way from its relatively humble origins in Venice in 1932—when nine nations presented twenty-five feature films screened in an open-air cinema where men had to adhere to standards of formal evening attire. Hugely popular events that attract diverse lovers of cinema worldwide, today’s most famous film festivals—Cannes, Berlin, Venice, and Rotterdam—continue the story of a phenomenon that began in the midst of geopolitical disputes in war-torn Europe. Film Festivals shows how these festivals turned impediments into advantages and developed a successful gl
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Author: Dorothy Gladys Spicer
Publisher: Forgotten Books
Keywords: europe, western, festivals
Number of Pages: 275
Published: 1958
ISBN-10: 1605068012
ISBN-13: 9781605068015
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Author: Roy C. Strong
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: festivals, renaissance, power, art
Number of Pages: 354
Published: 1984
ISBN-10: 0520054792
ISBN-13: 9780520054790
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Author: Bernadine Clark
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: north, america, festivals, book, words, bookfairs, fanfare
Number of Pages: 114
Published: 1993-06
ISBN-10: 1568065957
ISBN-13: 9781568065953
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Author: James Von Geldern
Publisher: University of California Press
Keywords: festivals, bolshevik
Number of Pages: 352
Published: 1993
ISBN-10: 0520076907
ISBN-13: 9780520076907

In the early years of the USSR, socialist festivals--events entailing enormous expense and the deployment of thousands of people--were inaugurated by the Bolsheviks. Avant-garde canvases decorated the streets, workers marched, and elaborate mass spectacles were staged. Why, with a civil war raging and an economy in ruins, did the regime sponsor such spectacles?In this first comprehensive investigation of the way festivals helped build a new political culture, James von Geldern examines the mass spectacles that captured the Bolsheviks' historical vision. Spectacle directors borrowed from a trad
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Author: Dr. Gary Staats, Th.D; Ph.D
Publisher: Reverend Dr Gary Staats
Keywords: festivals, prayers, scriptures, hebrew, work, christ, person
Number of Pages: 33
Published: 2010
eBookDB-ID: GGKEY:ZWFH

A close examination of the grammar of the Hebrew text of Leviticus 23, with special attention to prefigurings of Christ.
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: japan, facts, fun, hundred, five
Number of Pages: 237
Published: 1994-04-01
ISBN-10: 1568061528
ISBN-13: 9781568061528

This book offers hundreds of entertaining facts about the Japanese people, including their culture & their history, which has spanned nearly 2,000 years. The facts are arranged by subject: popular culture & mythology; food & drink; religion, festivals, & holidays; arts & crafts; performing arts, movies, & theater; martial arts, sports, games, & traditional healing; media, transportation, & communications; cities & famous places; geography, climate, & the natural world; government; business; education, science, & technology; history & the emperor; & famous people. Many entries tell about that w
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