Tamara Falicov

Tamara Falicov
University of Kansas | KU · Department of Film and Media Studies

PhD

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August 2022 - present
University of Missouri-Kansas City
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  • Dean
August 2017 - October 2021
University of Kansas
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  • Professor
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  • Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
July 2009 - May 2015
University of Kansas
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  • Chair

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State funding is arguably the most essential component in fostering a film industry in Latin America. This chapter examines the histories of various film institutes throughout the region to understand how these state-run funding bodies have diversified their roles and policy mechanisms throughout the region in order to help sustain national film in...
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This essay examines the various funding models that Latin American filmmakers have created in order to complete and distribute their projects both at home and abroad. While Ibero-Latin American co-production funds such as Programa Ibermedia have been studied extensively, this work seeks to expand on co-production funding models to include other for...
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‘Cine en construcción’/‘Films in Progress’ is a film funding initiative at the San Sebastián Film Festival (or Donostia Zinemaldia in Basque), as well as the Toulouse Latin American Film Festival (Rencontres Cinémas d'Amérique Latine de Toulouse) that specifically assists Latin American film-makers towards completion of their films. Jointly organiz...
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The definitive Ibero-American co-production model: Programa Ibermedia Programa Ibermedia (hereafter, Ibermedia) is a co-production film fund sponsored by Spain, Portugal and 18 member countries in Latin America. Its purpose is to promote the development of projects directed towards the Ibero-American market. Funded primarily by and based in Spain,...
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This chapter will examine contemporary film industries in Latin America more generally, to demonstrate what these industries share in common: dependence on state support to survive, and a relationship of subordination to Hollywood film, which dominates in exhibition, distribution, and, with more commercial fare, in production as well. Data concerni...
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This introduction to a special volume dedicated to translations of recent writings from underexamined cinematic traditions in Latin America (such as Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, Peru and Puerto Rico) argues for the amplification of voices from 'small' cinemas as essential to understanding contemporary cinema from the region as a whole.
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This introduction to a special volume dedicated to translations of recent writings from underexamined cinematic traditions in Latin America (such as Bolivia, Cuba, Colombia, Peru and Puerto Rico) argues for the amplification of voices from 'small' cinemas as essential to understanding contemporary cinema from the region as a whole.
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During World War II, the United States created a political, economic, and cultural policy aimed at improving hemispheric relations between the U.S. and Latin America. Dubbed the "Good Neighbor Policy," its objectives were twofold: 1) to insure that nations in Latin America were joined in the Allied war effort and were not associated with the Axis o...
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‘During World War II, the United States created a political, economic, I land cultural policy aimed at improving hemispheric relations between the U.S. and Latin America. Dubbed the “Good Neighbor Policy,” its objectives were twofold: 1) to insure that nations in Latin America were joined in the Allied war effort and were not associated with the Ax...
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This paper explores the cultural dimensions of regional integration that could result from the regional trade pact of the Latin American Southern Cone called MERCOSUR. The aim of this study is to understand whether cultural industries such as film can be aided by state policies that work to erase borders between neighbouring countries and to facili...
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The film industry in Argentina has witnessed a recent `boom' in commercial blockbuster movies that is bringing audiences back to see national films. These high budget productions are produced in part by large television channels that are utilizing state subsidies for these projects. While this translates into healthy growth for the film industry, i...
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Thesis (Ph. D.)--University of California, San Diego, 1999. Vita. Includes bibliographical references (leaves 249-266).

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