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Lights, camera, …protest! Austrian film-makers and the extreme right

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Lights, camera, …protest! Austrian film-makers and the extreme right. / Fiddler, Allyson.

In: Journal of European Popular Culture, Vol. 2, No. 1, 29.02.2012, p. 5-18.

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Fiddler, Allyson. / Lights, camera, …protest! Austrian film-makers and the extreme right. In: Journal of European Popular Culture. 2012 ; Vol. 2, No. 1. pp. 5-18.

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