Film & Media Studies Lecturer
11996 Ph.D. Critical Studies,
Department of Theater, Film, and Television, UCLA
2423 Social Sciences & Media Studies
American Film History, Youth Culture and Media,
Film Festivals and Contemporary Trends In
International Cinema, Short Films
After graduating from UCLA, Cynthia Felando worked as an art house and film festival programmer. Primary teaching and research interests include American film history and culture, youth culture, contemporary trends in international cinema, and the history and criticism of short films. She is a past recipient of a Distinguished Teaching Award awarded by UCSB’s Academic Senate.
Recent publications include, “A Certain Age: Wes Anderson, Anjelica Huston, and Modern Femininity,” New Review of Film and Television Studies, Routledge. Forthcoming, March 2012; book review for Lea Jacobs, The Decline of Sentiment: American Film in the 1920s. Nineteenth Century Theatre and Film, Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2011; and “Clara Bow is IT.” Film Stars: Hollywood and Beyond, Andy Willis, editor. Manchester University Press, 2004.
The History and Style of Live-Action Fiction Shorts
by Cynthia Felando