1.1 c) Book Reviews

In this section, we now include reviews of film festival books in order to show that the work has been acknowledged and want to encourage engagement with criticism.

Bâ, Saër Maty. “Slicing Mangos in Wilayas during Newroz: Tongues Untied on very Real Events.” Film International, vol. 8, 4 (#46), 2010, pp. 82–84.

Bordun, Troy. “Film Programming: Curating for Cinemas, Festivals, Archives by Peter Bosma. London and New York: Wallflower Press, 2015. 142 pp. Paperback: $22.00.” Book review. Cineaste, vol. 41, no. 2, 2016, www.cineaste.com/spring2016/film-programming-curating-for-cinemas-festivals-archives.

Bosma, Peter. “Film Festival Yearbook 1: The Festival Circuit & Film Festival Yearbook 2: Film Festivals and Imagined Communities.” Book review. Tijdschrift voor Mediageschiedenis, vol. 13, no. 2, 2010, pp. 183–85.

Brown, Tim. “Coming Soon to a Festival Near You: Programming Film Festivals.” Book review. Visual Studies, vol. 30, no. 1, 2015, pp. 115–16. doi:10.1080/1472586X.2014.941587.

Campos, Minerva. “Film Festivals. Culture, People, and Power on the Global Screen: Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong.” Festivales cinematográficos [Film Festivals], edited by Aida Vallejo, MAIA Ediciones, 2014, pp. 127–29.

Colta, Alexandra-Maria. “Sonia M. Tascón, Human Rights Film Festivals: Activism in Context.” Book Review. Screen, vol. 58, no. 1, 2017, pp. 111–14. doi:10.1093/screen/hjx004.

Czach, Liz. “Activist Film Festivals: Towards a Political Subject: Edited by Sonia Tascón and Tyson Wils.” Book Review, Intellect, 2017. Frames Cinema Journal, no. 13, 2018, framescinemajournal.com​/​article/​activist-​film-​festivals-​towards-​a-​political-​subject/​.

Czach, Liz. “Film Festivals and Anthropology: Edited by Aida Vallejo and María Paz Peirano.” Book Review, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017. Frames Cinema Journal, no. 13, 2018, framescinemajournal.com​/​article/​film-​festivals-​and-​anthropology/​.

de Cuir, Greg, Jr. “Film Festival Management and Programming.” Book review. NECSUS: European Journal of Media Studies, vol. 3, 2 (#6), 2014, pp. 202–07. doi:10.1557/NECSUS2014.2.BRYD.

Den Hamer, Sandra. “Het filmfestival als lenig, veelkoppig monste: een recensie van Film Festivals door Marijke de Valck.” [The film festival as a nimble, multi-headed monstrosity: a review of Film Festivals by Marijke de Valck]. Boekman, no. 83, 2010, pp. 106–07.

Desser, David. “Film Festivals: Culture, People, and Power on the Global Screen by Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2011.” Quarterly Review of Film and Video, vol. 30, no. 2, 2013, pp. 215–18. doi:10.1080/10509208.2012.662002.

Diestro-Dópido, Mar. “Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong: Film Festivals: Culture, People, and Power on the Global Screen.” Book review. Journal of Cultural Economics, vol. 36, no. 4, 2012, pp. 353–56. doi:10.1007/s10824-012-9182-6.

Enticknap, Leo. “Archival Film Festivals.” Book review. Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, vol. 34, no. 2, 2014, pp. 290–91. doi:10.1080/01439685.2014.912523.

Fech, Will. “Coming Soon to a Festival Near You: Programming Film Festivals.” Book review. Synoptique, vol. 3, no. 2, 2015, pp. 114–18. synoptiqueblog.files.wordpress.com​/​2018/​07/​9-​will-​fech-​coming-​soon-​to-​a-​festival-​near-​you-​programming-​film-​festivals.pdf.

Fischer, Alex. “Dina Iordanova and Ruby Cheung (eds), Film Festivals and Imagined Communities. Dundee: St Andrews Film Studies, 2010.” Book review. Screening the Past, no. 28, 2010, www.latrobe.edu.au​/​screeningthepast/​28/​film-​festivals-​and-​imagined-​communities.html.

Fischer, Alex. “The Human Touch: Review of ‘Setting Up a Human Rights Film Festival’.” Book review. Film Festival Yearbook 4: Film Festivals and Activism, edited by Dina Iordanova and Leshu Torchin, St Andrews Film Studies, 2012, pp. 263–67.

Fresneda Delgado, Iratxe. “The Film Festival Reader: Dina Iordanova (ed.).” Festivales cinematográficos [Film Festivals], edited by Aida Vallejo, MAIA Ediciones, 2014, pp. 133–34.

Fujiwara, Chris. “On Film Festivals, edited by Richard Porton (London: Wallflower Press, 2009) Reviewed.” Undercurrent, no. 6, 2010, www.fipresci.org​/​undercurrent/​issue_​0609/​fujiwara_​festivals.htm.

Guillen, Michael. “Film Festival Yearbook 2: Film Festivals and Imagined Communities.” The Evening Class, 24 Feb. 2010, theeveningclass.blogspot.com​/​2010/​02/​film-​festival-​yearbook-​2-​film-​festivals.html.

Hutcheson, Linda. “Film Festival Yearbook 1: The Festival Circuit | Dekalog 3: On Film Festivals.” Book review. Scope: An Online Journal of Film & TV Studies, no. 20, 2011, pp. 29–34. www.scope.nottingham.ac.uk​/​bookreview.php​?​issue=​20&​id=​1290.

Kamleitner, Katharina. “Lindiwe Dovey: Curating Africa in the Age of Film Festivals.” Book review. Screen, vol. 58, no. 3, 2017, pp. 378–81. doi:10.1093/screen/hjx032.

Khoo, Gaik Cheng. “Film Festivals: From European Geopolitics to Global Cinephilia by Marijke de Valck.” Book review. Senses of Cinema, no. 51, 2009, archive.sensesofcinema.com​/​contents/​books/​09/​51/​film-​festivals-​de-​valck.html.

Kufahl, Volker. “Kai Reichel-Heldt: Filmfestivals in Deutschland. Zwischen kulturpolitischen Idealen und wirtschaftlichen Realitäten.” Rezension. Rundbrief, no. 86, 2007, www.filmbuero-nds.de​/​index.php/​rundbrief/​rundbrief-​alte-​ausgabe/​jahrgang-​2007/​268-​filmfestivals-​in-​deutschland.html.

Lee, Fiona. “Film Festivals: Culture, People, and Power on the Global Screen, Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong. New Brunswick, NJ & London: Rutgers University Press, 2011 (318 pages). ISBN: 978-0- 8135-5065-7.” Book review. Alphaville: Journal of Film and Screen Media, no. 3, 2012, www.alphavillejournal.com​/​Issue%203/​PDFs/​ReviewsPDF/​ReviewLee.pdf.

Loist, Skadi. “Marijke de Valck (2007): Film Festivals. From European Geopolitics to Global Cinephilia. Amsterdam: Amsterdam Univ. Press | Kai Reichel-Heldt (2007): Filmfestivals in Deutschland. Zwischen kulturpolitischen Idealen und wirtschaftspolitischen Realitäten. Frankfurt am Main u.a. Lang.” Buchrezension. Medien & Kommunikationswissenschaft, vol. 56, 3-4, 2008, pp. 454–55.

Meek, Michele. “Film Festivals: Culture, People, and Power on the Global Screen. By Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2011. 328 pp. $28.95 paper.” Journal of Popular Film and Television, vol. 41, no. 1, 2013, p. 55. doi:10.1080/01956051.2013.778708.

Nayman, Adam. “Dekalog 3: On Film Festivals, Film Festival Yearbook 1: The Festival Circuit, Film Festival Yearbook 2: Film Festivals and Imagined Communities.” Book review. Cineaste, vol. 35, no. 3, 2010, www.cineaste.com​/​articles/​emdekalog-​3-​on-​film-​festivals-​film-​festival-​yearbook-​1-​the-​festival-​circuit-​film-​festival-​yearbook-​2-​film-​festivals-​and-​imagined-​communitiesem.

Odorico, Stefano. “Review: Marijke De Valck (2007) Film Festivals: From European Geopolitics to Global Cinephilia.” Film-Philosophy, vol. 12, no. 12, 2008, pp. 124–30. www.film-philosophy.com​/​index.php/​f-​p/​article/​view/​61/​46.

Page, Anna. “Film Festival Yearbook 3: Film Festivals and East Asia.” Book review. Viewfinder, no. 83, 2011, p. 27.

Peirano, Maria-Paz. “Dekalog 3: On Film Festivals: Richard Porton (ed.).” Book review. Festivales cinematográficos [Film Festivals], edited by Aida Vallejo, MAIA Ediciones, 2014, pp. 125–26.

Rennebohm, Katherine. “Coming Soon to a Festival Near You: ed. by Jeffrey Ruoff.” Book review. Film & History: An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol. 46, no. 1, 2016, pp. 79–80.

Schneider, Irmela. “Marijke de Valck, Brendan Kredell, Skadi Loist (Hg.): Film Festivals: History, Theory, Method, Practice.” book review. MEDIENwissenschaft: Rezensionen | Reviews, no. 4, 2017, pp. 559–60. archiv.ub.uni-marburg.de​/​ep/​0002/​article/​view/​7667/​7495.

Stevens, Kirsten. “Dina Iordanova with Ragan Rhyne (eds), Film Festival Yearbook 1: The Festival Circuit. St Andrews, Scotland: St Andrews Film Studies, 2009.” Screening the Past, no. 26, 2009, www.latrobe.edu.au​/​screeningthepast/​26/​film-​festival-​yearbook-​1.html.

Stigsdotter, Ingrid. “Film Festival Yearbook 1: the festival circuit DINA IORDONOVA and RAGAN RHYNE (Eds) St Andrews, St Andrews Film Studies, 2009 viþ225 pp., £16.99 (paper) Film Festival Yearbook 2: film festivals and imagined communities DINA IORDANOVA and RUBY CHEUNG (Eds) St Andrews, St Andrews Film Studies, 2010 xixþ286 pp., appendices, £17.99 (paper).” Book review. Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, vol. 31, no. 4, 2011, pp. 606–09. doi:10.1080/01439685.2011.625794.

Stringer, Julian. “Marijke De Valck, Film Festivals: from European Geopolitics to Global Cinephilia. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2007, 276pp.” Book review. Screen, vol. 51, no. 1, 2010, pp. 82–84.

Tanvir, Kuhu. “Book Review: Film Festival Yearbook 1.” Wide Screen, vol. 1, no. 2, 2010, widescreenjournal.org​/​index.php/​journal/​article/​view/​54/​87.

Trippe, Micah. “Programming Film Festivals.” Book review. Visual Anthropology, vol. 27, no. 3, 2014, pp. 302–03. doi:10.1080/08949468.2014.880037.

Vallejo, Aida. “Une histoire des festivals. XXe-XXIe siècle: Anaïs Fléchet, Pascale Goetschel, Patricia Hidiroglou, Sophie Jacotot, Caroline Moine y Julie Verlaine (dirs.).” [A history of festivals. 20th-21st century: Anaïs Fléchet, Pascale Goetschel, Patricia Hidiroglou, Sophie Jacotot, Caroline Moine y Julie Verlaine]. Festivales Cinematográficos [Film Festivals], edited by Aida Vallejo, MAIA Ediciones, 2014, pp. 130–32.

Ward, Susan. “Film Festival Yearbook 4: Film Festivals and Activism.” Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television, vol. 33, no. 4, 2013, pp. 648–50. doi:10.1080/01439685.2013.852818.

Woitschig, Britta Madeleine. “Filmfestivals und Politik: Marijke De Valck: Film Festivals.” textem.de, 8 Feb. 2009, www.textem.de​/​1732.0.html.

Yoon, Sunny. “The Pusan International Film Festival: South Korean Cinema and Globalization.” Book review. Asian Journal of Communication, vol. 24, no. 2, 2014, pp. 204–06. doi:10.1080/01292986.2013.846505.

Zielinski, Ger. “The Film Festival Reader Edited by Diana Iordanova. Coming Soon to a Festival Near You: Programming Film Festivals Edited by Jeffrey Ruoff.” Book review. Film Quarterly, vol. 67, no. 3, 2014, pp. 82–85.

Zubiaur Gorozika, Nekane E. “Film Festival Yearbook 5: Archival Film Festivals: Alex Marlow-Mann (ed.).” Festivales cinematográficos [Film Festivals], edited by Aida Vallejo, MAIA Ediciones, 2014, pp. 135–36.

(Last updated: 18 January 2021)