Afterthoughts on auto-erasure

Martin-Jones, D. and Montanez, M.S. (2013) Afterthoughts on auto-erasure. Cinema Journal, 53(1),

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Since "Uruguay Disappears” was accepted for publication it has provoked strong reactions, especially during the 2012 and 2013 conference seasons. The idea of "auto-erasure”, the notion that filmmakers in small nations may deliberately erase the nation from films in order to appeal to audiences globally, seems to be one that people either love or hate. Having conducted research into Uruguayan cinema for nearly ten years, we have drawn on this experience to consider why this idea elicits these very distinct reactions, from audiences in Uruguay and various parts of Europe.

Item Type:Articles
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Martin-Jones, Professor David
Authors: Martin-Jones, D., and Montanez, M.S.
College/School:College of Arts > School of Culture and Creative Arts > Theatre Film and TV Studies
Journal Name:Cinema Journal

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