The Politics of Affect and Emotion in Contemporary Latin American Cinema

Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, and Mexico

  • Authors
  • Laura┬áPodalsky

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Laura Podalsky
    Pages 1-24
  3. Laura Podalsky
    Pages 101-123
  4. Back Matter
    Pages 161-218

About this book


This book explores the role of emotion and affect in recent Latin American cinema (1990s-2000s) in the context of larger public debates about past traumas and current anxieties. To address this topic, it examines some of the most significant trends in contemporary Latin American filmmaking.


cinema emotion film Nation politics Transnational

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