Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop
news from nowhere
Liverpool's Radical & Community Bookshop
not-for-profit · a worker's co-operative · committed to social change
Search for & order any book in print:
(goes to our order website)
This book appears in the following booklists

in categories:Media & Culture, Music & Performing Arts, Local Interest,

Order this book online - this link leads to our secure order website which will indicate how long the book will take to order (if it's not in stock here in the shop).

(Availability of '24-48 hours' means our wholesaler has stock - we place orders 2-3 times a week & receive the books next day.)

(Availability of '7-10 days' or 'Special Order' means we order direct from the publisher - order times vary, many supply within 10 days.)

Phone us: 0151 708 7270

enquire about this book

Mail order, postage & payment information

more about ordering books

X-Films: True Confessions of a Radical Filmmaker

by Alex Cox
£19.99   hardback  I B Tauris & Co Ltd (2008)

X-Films: True Confessions of a Radical Filmmaker by Alex Cox Philip French has called Alex Cox, 'British Cinema's oldest enfant terrible'; it's a description that its recipient fully approves of. He is a radical, international, independent filmmaker, who is also an insightful commentator on cinema now, and expert on how to make independent films in the shadow of global Hollywood. He grew up with a passion for the pictures, and this book has as its centre the filmmaking autobiography of a fine director, leading us through ten major films he has made.
 
He takes us to varied locations, from Liverpool to Mexico, LA to Tokyo, as well as Nicaragua, where he made Walker with the cooperation of the Sandinista government - and Arizona, where his latest film Searchers 2.0 is set. X-Films is full of fresh ideas, rare insights into many films, and the on-and-off-set of a truly radical maker of films and the people he works with.
 
X-Films is also the an inspirational working manual for the independent filmmaker. Enfant terrible he may be, but Alex Cox is also ahead of the game and is a pioneer and promoter of new forms of filmmaking for the cultural revolutionaries of the 21st century.

ISBN 13: 9781845115661 | ISBN 10: 184511566x

For mail-order we charge postage at actual cost, at current Royal Mail rates by parcel weight and size