Professor, Dept. of Media Studies
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. in Cinema Studies, New York University.
Campus Affiliation: Queens College
Publications include Cinema Engagé: Film and the Popular Front (University of Illinois Press, 1988); Cinema and the Sandinistas: Film in Revolutionary Nicaragua, 1979-1990 (University of California Press, forthcoming). Professor Buchsbaum was a participant in the First Festival of Central American Film and Video, Granada, Nicaragua, 1999. Teaching specializations include: Film and the Vietnam War; African Americans in American Film; history and theory of Third Cinema. Research interests include political filmmaking, French cinema, Latin American Cinema, revolutionary cinema in Nicaragua, film theory, film history, GATT and the audiovisual battle between Europe and the U.S.