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Welcome to H-Film, a member of H-Net Humanities & Social Sciences OnLine. H-Film encourages scholarly discussion on cinema, film  and media studies, visual arts as well as digital humanities. We invite you to use H- film as a collaborative platform to create intra and para academic projects related to the cinema, media, visual culture and film studies.

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Recent Content

Dragons: Edited Collections on Film, Literature, Gaming, and Online Culture

As the popularity of mythical creatures in films and literature grows, there is one creature that remains prominent: the dragon. Dragons have become most visible recently in the cinematic versions of The Hobbit and in George R.R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire (Game of Thrones Series). However, there are other films, such as Dragonslayer (1981), Reign of Fire (2002), Dragonheart (1996), and the How to Train Your Dragon series (2010-2019), and numerous adult and children’s literature series that feature dragons.

CFP: Television at Northeast Popular Culture Association (NEPCA) Conference

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There's still time to submit a proposal for the fall 2019 Northeast Popular/American Culture Association (NEPCA) conference!  This particular Call for Papers is for research (including works in progress) related to TELEVISION, but NEPCA has many areas (see below for the NEPCA web site li

Call for Papers for Film and History area for the NEPCA’s 2019 Fall Conference to be held November 15-16 in Portsmouth, NH

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Call for Papers: Film and History. The annual fall conference of NEPCA will be held at the Sheraton Portsmouth Harborside Hotel in Portsmouth, NH on November 15-16, 2019.

Gender, Sex, Fantasy: 21st-Century "Cinderellas"

Hidden between the lines in fairy tales exists the history of fantasy about women and sexuality. Because of its world-wide popularity and rags-to-riches feel, the “Cinderella” fairy tale best demonstrates this literary historicity. Jack Zipes, Cristina Bacchilega, and others have argued for the significance of examining fairy tales and their adaptations to see what the driving force of each narrative is and what this might represent. In this collection, we will examine 21st-century “Cinderella” adaptations that explore gender, sexuality, and fantasy in new and exciting ways.