JUMP CUT
A REVIEW OF CONTEMPORARY MEDIA

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Producing revolutionary history on film:
Henri Lefebvre’s urban space and
Peter Watkins’ La Commune (Paris, 1871)

Hamish Ford

Hamish Ford is a senior lecturer in film studies at the University of Newcastle, Australia, and a widely published scholar in the areas of cinematic modernism, film's relationship to European philosophy, and cinema and politics. The author of Post-War Modernist Cinema and Philosophy: Confronting Negativity and Time (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012), he is currently working on a collaborative project charting different films’ spatial presentations of diverse revolutionary moments in history.