JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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Give me shelter: the ecology of the home in Blue Vinyl and Libby, Montana

 

Joseph K. Heumann

Joseph K. Heumann is professor emeritus of film studies at Eastern Illinois University where he continues to teach a variety of film courses. He and Robin published Ecology and Popular Film: Cinema on the Edge in 2009 (SUNY Press), "That's All Folks"?: Ecocritical Readings of American Animated Features in 2011 (University of Nebraska Press), and Gunfight at the Eco-Corral: Western Cinema and the Environment in 2012 (University of Oklahoma Press). Their manuscript, “Ankle Deep In Blood: Film and Everyday Eco-Disasters,” is under review at University of Nebraska Press.