About Gustavo Gutiérrez Suárez

Gustavo E. Gutiérrez Suárez is PhD candidate in Social Anthropology. His areas of interest include Andean and Amazonian Anthropology, as well as Film poetics and aesthetics. You can follow him on Twitter vía @GustavoEGSuarez.

NBN Episodes hosted by Gustavo:

Kathe Geist, "Ozu: A Closer Look" (Hong Kong UP, 2022)

December 21, 2022


Kathe Geist

Based on a close reading of Japanese director Yasujiro Ozu’s extant films, this book provides insights into the ways the director created narrative st…

Andrea Ballestero, "A Future History of Water" (Duke UP, 2019)

September 22, 2022

A Future History of Water

Andrea Ballestero

Based on fieldwork among state officials, NGOs, politicians, and activists in Costa Rica and Brazil, A Future History of Water (Duke UP, 2019) traces …

Ryan Watson, "Radical Documentary and Global Crises: Militant Evidence in the Digital Age" (Indiana UP, 2021)

June 6, 2022

Radical Documentary and Global Crises

Ryan Watson

When independent filmmakers, activists, and amateurs document the struggle for rights, representation, and revolution, they instrumentalize images by …

Mayfair Yang, "Chinese Environmental Ethics: Religions, Ontologies, and Practices" (Rowman and Littlefield, 2021)

May 24, 2022

Chinese Environmental Ethics

Mayfair Yang

An interdisciplinary collection in the new field of environmental humanities, Chinese Environmental Ethics: Religions, Ontologies, and Practices (Rowm…

Adrian J Pearce et al., "Rethinking the Andes-Amazonia Divide. A Cross-Disciplinary Exploration" (UCL Press, 2020)

April 11, 2022

Rethinking the Andes-Amazonia Divide

Adrian J Pearce, Paul Heggarty, and David G. Beresford-Jones

Nowhere on Earth is there an ecological transformation so swift and so extreme as between the snow line of the high Andes and the tropical rainforest …

Andrea Ballestero and Brit Ross Winthereik, "Experimenting with Ethnography: A Companion to Analysis" (Duke UP, 2021)

March 29, 2022

Experimenting with Ethnography

Andrea Ballestero and Brit Ross Winthereik

Experimenting with Ethnography: A Companion to Analysis (Duke University Press, 2021) collects twenty-one essays that open new paths for doing ethnogr…

René V. Arcilla, "Wim Wenders's Road Movie Philosophy: Education Without Learning" (Bloomsbury, 2020)

March 16, 2022

Wim Wenders's Road Movie Philosophy

René V. Arcilla

What is education? Most of the time, we have little patience for this question because we take the answer to be obvious: we identify education with sc…

Olivier Delers and Martin Sulzer-Reichel, "Wim Wenders: Making Films that Matter" (Bloomsbury, 2020)

January 7, 2022

Wim Wenders

Olivier Delers and Martin Sulzer-Reichel

Wim Wenders: Making Films That Matter (Bloomsbury, 2020) is the first book in 15 years to take a comprehensive look at Wim Wenders's extensive filmogr…

Jennifer Fay, "Inhospitable World: Cinema in the Time of the Anthropocene" (Oxford UP, 2018)

December 27, 2021

Inhospitable World

Jennifer Fay

Inhospitable World: Cinema in the Time of the Anthropocene (Oxford UP, 2018) explores the connection between cinema and artificial weather, climates, …

Gary Bettinson, "The Sensuous Cinema of Wong Kar-wai: Film Poetics and the Aesthetic of Disturbance" (Hong Kong UP, 2014)

October 22, 2021

The Sensuous Cinema of Wong Kar-wai

Gary Bettinson

The widely acclaimed films of Wong Kar-wai are characterized by their sumptuous yet complex visual and sonic style. This study of Wong’s filmmaking te…

Richard Grusin and Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece, "Ends of Cinema" (U Minnesota Press, 2020)

October 13, 2021

Ends of Cinema

Richard Grusin and Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece

At the dawn of the digital era in the final decades of the twentieth century, film and media studies scholars grappled with the prospective end of wha…