Humanity and the Natural World
A collaborative collection moderated by paulofilmo
"Films that explore the varying relationships between human kind (including the viewer) and the natural world: Deep ecology, environmentalism, conservation, ecopolitics, ecocriticism, social ecology, ecofeminism, postmodern environmentalism, neoliberalism, globalization, ethnography, anthropology, humanity/animality, the colonial and imperial gaze, landscape and national identity, film and sense of place, ecological utopias and dystopias, feminist and psychoanalytical perspectives on film and ecology, primal nature (wilderness)/romantic nature (sublime, sentimental), eco-nostalgia & eco-apocalypse, human/animal boundary, humans as a problem for nature, chaotic/uncontrollable nature, femininity/masculinity and nature, wilderness as sanctuary/threat, reverse ethnography, indigenous cinema, 'whole Earth'/Gaia/Magisterial gaze, romanticism, dialogical eco-cinema, mythologies of the landscape, ghosts and spirits, mysticism, road movies, 'freedom', identity politics and the rediscovery of "roots", commodity production, waste and inequality, apocalyptic futurism..."
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