• Andy Warhol's cinema beyond the lens 

    Weathers, Chelsea Lea (2013-05)
    This dissertation examines a small selection of the hundreds of films made by Andy Warhol and his collaborators between 1963 and 1968. Each chapter contextualizes a particular aspect of Warhol's filmmaking in terms of the ...
  • "Are you getting angry Doctor?" : Madea, strategy and the fictional rejection of black female containment 

    Faust, Mitchell R. (2014-05)
    Within the scope of this thesis, I provide close textual and visual readings of director/actor/producer Tyler Perry's most well-known character, Mable "Madea" Simmons -- a performance he does in full female drag attire -- ...
  • Border fiction : fracture and contestation in post-Oslo Palestinian culture 

    Paul, William Andrew (2013-12)
    This dissertation delves into a body of Palestinian literature, film, and art from the past two decades in order theorize the relationship between borders and their representations. In Israel and Palestine, a region in ...
  • The Borderlanders 

    Rodriguez, Marcel Bernard (2009-12)
    The following report describes the pre-production, production, and post-production of the short film, The Borderlanders, set and shot in South Texas. Its story centers on an immigrant youth who tries to escape the tensions ...
  • Cagers 

    Quiroz, Simon (2013-12)
    This report summarizes the script development, pre-production, production, and post- production stages of making the short film Cagers. The short was produced as my graduate thesis film in the Department of Radio-Television-Film ...
  • Chasing Afrodite : performing blackness and "excess flesh" in film 

    Scott, Tynisha Shavon (2012-08)
    How do you address the continued prevalence of black women’s sexuality as commodifiable, censured, and coveted in mass culture? Chasing Afrodite offers one answer to this question through examining explicit cinematic ...
  • Children in post-Revolutionary Iranian cinema : visions of the future 

    Houck, Kelly Lawrence (2015-05)
    This project focuses on children in Iranian cinema in the Islamic Republic era in order to examine how child characters reveal visions of their future in Iran. This analysis will help the reader understand how privilege ...
  • Complicit 

    Nehme, Michelle Lee (2011-12)
    The following report describes the process by which the thesis documentary film, Complicit, was made by Michelle Nehme. The film is about domestic sex trafficking in the United States and centers around the story of one ...
  • Constructing Tibetanness from the 'in-between' : self-representations of hybrid identity in Tibetan fiction films 

    Carlton, Scott Andrew (2016-05)
    Tibet is a contested and ambiguous concept perched precariously between multiple and contradictory sociocultural and historical discourses. In this thesis, I examine self-representation in the liminal space of Tibet through ...
  • Crafting digital cinema : cinematographers in contemporary Hollywood 

    Lucas, Robert Christopher (2011-08)
    In the late 1990s, motion picture and television production began a process of rapid digitalization with profound implications for cinematographers in Hollywood, as new tools for “digital cinematography” became part of the ...
  • Dedh Ishqiya : obscuring the female-bond 

    Giles, Charlotte Helen Graziani (2014-08)
    Through his Bollywood film, Dedh Ishqiya, Abhishek Chaubey addresses matters of comfort and discomfort through the use of typically heteronormative conventions in film. The Bollywood film Dedh Ishqiya, tells the story of ...
  • Defining Nazi film : the film press and the German cinematic project, 1933-1945 

    Le Faucheur, Christelle Georgette (2012-05)
    This dissertation analyses the roles and functions of the German film press during the Third Reich and explores the changes and tensions that characterized German cinema and, by extension, German society during that time ...
  • Devil's horse 

    Roberson, Michael Jeffrey (2015-11-18)
    This report summarizes the script development, pre-production, production, and post- production stages of making the short film Devil’s Horse. The short was produced as my graduate thesis film in the Department of ...
  • Entiérrenme 

    González González, Juan Pablo; 0000-0003-4586-0939 (2015-08)
    This report is about my thesis film Entiérrenme that in English translates to "Bury Me." In the following pages I do a recounting of the entire process for completing this piece from its conception, writing, pre-production, ...
  • Fatakra : the story behind the firecrackers 

    Mehta, Soham Kirit (2010-12)
    This report summarizes the process of developing, writing, directing, and finishing Fatakra, a short narrative film. The film was produced as my graduate thesis film in the Department of Radio-Television-Film at the ...
  • Film Analysis and Contemporary Mexican Narrative: A Theoretical Approach to a Reflexive Point of View 

    Zavala, Lauro (2001)
    The object of these notes is to demonstrate how a film such as Danzon (Mexico, 1992) by Maria Novaro proposes a system of glances (between characters as well as between the spectator and the screen) that involves the ...
  • Finding the third space : a case study of developing multiple literacies in a foreign language conversation class 

    Demont, Brandi Leanne (2010-05)
    The present inquiry is a qualitative case study of conversations and attitudes of students participating in a non-required, second-year conversation section offered as a voluntary adjunct to required second year courses ...
  • Finding your inner villain : the evolution of muhahaha 

    Cheong, Wayne Poh Kiat (2009-12)
    In this thesis report traces I detail the process from the conception of the idea through the arduous development and finally the final product of Wayne Cheong’s narrative screenplay. Also included are the numerous revisions ...
  • Florence 

    Kuntz, Caleb Brandon; 0000-0002-6172-8498 (2015-05)
    Florence is an 8-minute narrative film about an adolescent girl with a spectrum of Asperger's Syndrome that is medically misdiagnosed and prescribed psychotropic medication. The following report gives and account of the ...