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José Miguel Palacios

José Miguel Palacios is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Cinema Studies at New York University. He holds an M.A. in Film Studies from Columbia University and a B.A. in Film & TV from Universidad Uniacc in Chile.

His research interests focus on Latin American cinema and include theories of third cinema, revolutionary manifestos, contemporary documentaries, and experimental film and videos from the region, with a special focus on Chilean cinema.

José is currently working on a dissertation entitled Chilean Exile Cinema: Nation, Time, and the Event, which addresses the films produced throughout the world by Chilean exiles between 1973 and 1990.

His work has appeared in Revista de Comunicación y Medios, La Fuga, and Artishock. His essay “Residual Images and Political Time” is forthcoming in the collection New Documentaries in Latin America, edited by Vinicius Navarro and Juan Carlos Rodríguez (Palgrave, 2014).