Nelson Pereira dos Santos: The Gabriel Figueroa Lifetime Achievement Award [commemorative publication, 2002]

By: O'Grady, Gerald, ed.

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(oversize stapled wraps, 17" x 11") [a bit curled along spine, some bending/dog-earing at corners of front cover, overall quite clean except for a small stain on pp. 86-87 which has bled through a bit to several adjacent pages; staples are holding firmly]. Tribute publication issued by the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, to commemorate the lifetime achievement award presented to the great Brazilian film director at the festival held July 19-28, 2002. Its 96 large-format pages (including covers) contain an enormous amount of information about dos Santos' films and career. The contents are divided into four primary sections: (1) Views from the Filmmaker, consisting mostly of his lengthy discourse on "Cinema Novo & Beyond"; (2) Interviews, seven in all ranging from 1972 to 2002; (3) Overviews of his work, three individual pieces; and (4) Reviews/Interpretations of the Filmmaker's Works, 26 essays mostly on individual films. Also includes a detailed filmography and and an extensive bibliography, the latter citing works in both English and Portuguese. (The textual matter is in English throughout.)

Title: Nelson Pereira dos Santos: The Gabriel Figueroa Lifetime Achievement Award [commemorative publication, 2002]

Author: O'Grady, Gerald, ed.

Categories: Cinema: Biography,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Los Angeles, Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival: 2002

ISBN Number: NO

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Seller ID: 17932

Keywords: Film Directors Brazilian Cinema Cinema Novo Latin American Film