Czech Legend in the Cinematic Frontline. The National Epic as a form of Cultural Resistance in the Silent Cinema


KOS Martin

Year of publication 2021
Type Appeared in Conference without Proceedings
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Description The conference paper examines how certain agents in the cinema of small nation responded to the allegedly adverse film propaganda from bigger and stronger film industries in the domestic market. It shows how they deliberately created a specific image of the character of Saint Wenceslas as a great statesman whose life story is of European significance and what particular choices they made to elicit the demanded image.
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