The Politics of Colour Media

Issue 17, Summer 2020 Guest-Edited by Dr Kirsty Sinclair Dootson

Letter from the Editors

The Politics of Colour

Colour and the Critique of Advertising: Privilege (Peter Watkins, 1967) and Herostratus (Don Levy, 1967)

Small-Gauge Colour Visions: The Role of Amateur Filmmakers in Italy’s Transition from Black-and-White to Colour

Fabricating Images at the Color Factory

Reading the Light Right: The Exposure of Asian Skin Tones in Cinematography

The Politics of Post-Socialist Colour in Nimród Antal’s Kontroll (2003)

The Colour of the Possible: Olafur Eliasson, and Gilles Deleuze’s ‘Colour-Image’ in Claire Denis’ High Life

The Memory of Colour: Havana Divas, Cantonese Opera

Talking Colour: Remembering the Eastmancolor Revolution

Poland Daily: Economy, Work, Consumption and Social Class in Polish Cinema

Reviewed by Eliza Rose

Studying Ida

Reviewed by Lucia Szemetova

Hollywood’s Dirtiest Secret: The Hidden Environmental Costs of the Movies

Reviewed by Cassice Last

Archiveology: Walter Benjamin and Archival Film Practices

Reviewed by Marie-Pierre Burquier

The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick

Reviewed by Ana Maria Sapountzi

The Colour Fantastic: Chromatic Worlds of Silent Cinema / Chromatic Modernity: Color, Cinema, and Media of the 1920s

Reviewed by Patrick Adamson

Prostitution and Sex Work in Global Cinema: New Takes on Fallen Women

Reviewed by Dina Iordanova

Thai Cinema: The Complete Guide

Reviewed by Forrest Pando

Archiving and Film Restoration: The View From Asia

Rediscovery and Restoration of a ‘Lost’ Thai Classic: Santi-Vina

Mouldy Magenta – Celluloid to Digital: Giving a Second Life to Films

Keeping Cinema’s Memory Alive in Hong Kong: An Interview with Bede Cheng, Managing Director at L’Immagine Ritrovata Asia

A Life in the Archives: An interview with Professor Nick Deocampo