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Migration and Space in Contemporary Austrian Cinema

Heinrich, Tobias (2019) Migration and Space in Contemporary Austrian Cinema. Austrian Studies, 26 . pp. 229-244. ISSN 1350-7532. (doi:10.5699/austrianstudies.26.2018.0229) (Access to this publication is currently restricted. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)

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This article is concerned with the relation of migration and space in contemporary Austrian cinema. Based on four exemplary films (Barbara Albert's Nordrand, Nina Kusturica's Little Alien, Ed Moschitz' Mama illegal und Arman T. Riahi's Die Migrantigen), it will trace the diverse concepts of space that are interwoven within the discourse of migration. Employing theoretical approaches by Michel de Certeau and Homi K. Bhabha, the article will show how film can scrutinize dichotomies like inside and outside, home and abroad and suggest new ideas of space that do justice to the dynamic, transitionary realities of migration.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.5699/austrianstudies.26.2018.0229
Uncontrolled keywords: migration; space; Barbara Albert; Nina Kusturica; Ed Moschitz; Arman T. Riahi
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PD Germanic languages
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages > German
Depositing User: Tobias Heinrich
Date Deposited: 15 May 2019 14:16 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 10:44 UTC
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