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Nike Jung, PhD

The (In)Visibilities of Torture

Political torture and visual evidence in U.S. and Chilean Fiction Cinema (2004 – 2014)

Abu Ghraib Art


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My thesis is supervised by Professor Stella Bruzzi, Department of Film & Television, and Emeritus Professor John King, History Department and the School of Comparative American Studies, University of Warwick, UK.

These are some of the films and TV shows I am looking at:

NO (P. Larraín, 2012), Post Mortem (P. Larraín, 2010), Tony Manero (P. Larraín, 2008), La Danza de la Realidad (A. Jodorowsky, 2013), Carne de Perro (F. Guzzoni, 2012), Pena de Muerte (T. Díaz, 2012), Nostalgia de la luz (P. Guzmán, 2010), Los 80 (2008-2014, Canal 13), Los Archivos del Cardenal (2011-2014, TVN);

Zero Dark Thirty (K. Bigelow, 2012), Rendition (G. Hood, 2007), Body of Lies (R. Scott, 2008), Homeland (2011-, Showtime), 24 (2001-2010, Fox), Standard Operating Procedure (E. Morris, 2012), Redacted (B. de Palma, 2007); Hatufim/Prisoners of War (2009-2012).

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