AJMROSS.

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Hello, I'm Andy Ross. You can find me on twitter at @AJMROSS.

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    CV / Academic work

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    Academic work: Below is a selection of work submitted whilst whittling my time away at University. Feel free to use and if you have any questions, get in touch.

    The Resurrection of American (Neo-Realist) Cinema (Dissertation)
    Submitted Summer 2010 for MA in Cinema & Politics @ University of Liverpool.

    During the late 1960’s and early 1970’s a short cycle of Hollywood Films such as Medium Cool (1969, dir. Haskell Wexler), became vehicles for the articulation of an American ‘Art’ Cinema. In what ways did these films differ from the more popular Hollywood Renaissance films such as Easy Rider (1969, dir. Dennis Hopper)?
    Submitted Spring 2010 for MA in Cinema & Politics @ University of Liverpool.

    A Critical Review of Terry Christensen’s Reel Politics: American Political Movies from Birth of a Nation to Platoon (New York: Blackwell, 1987).
    Submitted Autumn 2009 for MA in Cinema & Politics @ University of Liverpool.

    Compare and contrast Cathy Come Home (1966, dir. Ken Loach) & Housing Problems (1935, dir. Edgar Anstey & Arthur Elton) as documentaries whose aim is to alert viewers to housing deprivation as a social problem.
    Submitted Autumn 2009 for MA in Cinema & Politics @ University of Liverpool.

    In what ways are the political claims made by Lindsay Anderson et al. in their late 1950’s/early 1960s Free Cinema manifesto realised in filmmaking practice?
    Submitted Autumn 2009 for MA in Cinema & Politics @ University of Liverpool.

    Changing Faces: How the Civil Rights Movement has been framed within differing cinematic representations of history. (Dissertation).
    Submitted Spring/Summer 2009 for BA Hons in Politics & Communications Studies @ University of Liverpool.

    'Political films are not determined by their use of formal devices and representational practices; they are always shaped by historical and contextual constraints, by viewers and prevailing social contexts’. Discuss with particular reference to Red Dawn (1984, dir. John Milius).
    Submitted Summer 2009 for BA Hons in Politics & Communications Studies @ University of Liverpool.

    PowerPoint presentation on the film Persepolis (2007, dir. Marjane Satrapi).
    Submitted Spring 2009 for BA Hons in Politics & Communications Studies @ University of Liverpool.