Introduction: Poles of Attraction

  • Kris Van HeuckelomEmail author
Part of the Palgrave European Film and Media Studies book series (PEFMS)


This chapter begins by introducing the main objectives of the book and its added value to the existing scholarship on European migrant and diasporic cinema. Particular attention is paid to the book’s longitudinal and transnational scope (based on a corpus of more than 150 productions from somewhat twenty different countries). The introduction closes by outlining and presenting the structure of the book.


Migration Poland European cinema Migrant cinema Representation Eastern Europe 


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  1. 1.University of LeuvenLeuvenBelgium

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