Ana Cristina Mendes is Assistant Professor of English Studies in the School of Arts and Humanities at the University of Lisbon, Portugal. Her areas of specialization are cultural and postcolonial studies, with an emphasis on the representations and reception of alterity in the global cultural marketplace. John Sundholm is Professor of Film Studies and Head of the Department of Media Studies at Stockholm University, Sweden. He has published widely on minor cinemas and memory studies. He also works as a film programmer/curator and is affiiated to the PhD program in Fine Arts at the University of the Arts in Helsinki, Finland.