By Anna Schober
The Cinema Makers investigates how cinema spectators in southeastern and imperative eu towns turned cinema makers via such practices as squatting in current cinema areas, organizing cinema "events," writing approximately movie, and making motion pictures themselves. Drawing on a corpus of interviews with cinema activists in Germany, Austria, and the previous Yugoslavia, Anna Schober compares the actions and inventive productions they staged in towns resembling Vienna, Cologne, Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, Ljubljana, Belgrade, Novi unhappy, Subotica, Zagreb, and Sarajevo. The ensuing learn illuminates the variations and similarities within the improvement of political culture—and cinema’s function in that development—in ecu international locations with pluralist-democratic, one-party socialist, and post-socialist traditions.
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