Cineaste (magazine)

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Frequency Quarterly
Publisher Cineaste Publishers
Country USA

Cineaste is a film magazine that was established in 1967. It is published quarterly. Cineaste publishes reviews, in-depth analyses, and interviews with filmmakers and actors. The magazine is independently operated from New York City with no financial ties to any film studios or academic institutions. Publication of the magazine is, however, made possible, in part, with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

The founder and editor-in-chief is Gary Crowdus.


The journal Jump Cut cited the magazine as contributing to left politics in the United States.[1] The Jump Cut editors wrote, "Cinéaste has provided information and analysis unavailable elsewhere, and by so doing it has helped build a stronger left film culture in the U.S. Specifically, Cinéaste has focused attention on independent left filmmaking, on third world films, and on progressive examples of mainstream film. It has also provided a political analysis of those films, raising criticism within a left context and thereby generating and continuing the political dialogue essential to advancing political film work."[2]



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