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Anustup Basu

in Bollywood in the Age of New Media: The Geo-televisual Aesthetic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748641024
eISBN:
9780748651245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641024.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

It is perhaps pertinent that this book ends with a critical reading of Mahesh Manjrekar's Vaastav (Reality, 2000). The dark, stifling atmosphere of the film belongs precisely to that underbelly of ... More


Screening the Paris suburbs: From the silent era to the 1990s

Derek Schilling and Philippe Met (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526106858
eISBN:
9781526135995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526106858.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Long before the emergence in the 1990s of a ‘cinéma de banlieue’ on the heels of Mathieu Kassovitz’s La Haine (1995), French filmmakers looked beyond the gates of the French capital for inspiration ... More


Family Saga Serial Dramas and Reinterpretation of Cultural Traditions

Janice Hua Xu

in TV Drama in China

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099401
eISBN:
9789882207646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099401.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter examines popular family saga dramas, analyzing their themes and cultural significance in the context of China's modernization drive. It identifies several major lines of conflict in ... More


Gorgeous Three Gorges at Last Sight: Cinematic Remembrance and the Dialectic of Modernization

Sheldon H. Lu

in Chinese Ecocinema: In the Age of Environmental Challenge

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622090866
eISBN:
9789882206724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622090866.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses a group of films that are set against the background of the construction of the Three Gorges Dam Project and the impending flooding of the area: Balzac and the Little Chinese ... More


Political and Social Tensions in Post-1955 Argentina

Carolina Rocha

in Argentine Cinema and National Identity (1966-1976)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781786940544
eISBN:
9781786944955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940544.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter provides a brief account of post 1955 political events in Argentina, starting with the coup d’état that ousted Juan Domingo Perón and established the revolución libertadora. I argue that ... More


A Short History of Brazilian Science Fiction Film and its Fight for Survival in a Rarified Atmosphere1

Alfredo Suppia

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0014
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In contrast to the US and Europe, Brazil lacks a tradition of science fiction research and criticism. The few, short-lived film studios have invested much more in comedies or realist dramas than in ... More


Death Ray on a Coral Island as China’s First Science Fiction Film

Jie Zhang

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The first Chinese science fiction film, Death Ray on a Coral Island (dir. Hongmei Zhang, 1980) emerged at a defining moment of nation’s history. It not only redefined science fiction as a genre ... More


Women in the Public Sphere

Jennifer Coates

in Making Icons: Repetition and the Female Image in Japanese Cinema, 1945-1964

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208999
eISBN:
9789888390144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208999.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 5 analyses positive motifs related to hope and healing in the characterization of nurse and schoolteacher roles. This positive affect contrasts with the threatening representation of young ... More


From puppets to puppeteers: Modernising Spain through entertainment television1

Mar Binimelis

in Popular television in authoritarian Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719082399
eISBN:
9781781707302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082399.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

Although the Franco government is generally thought to have used television to reinforce Spanish national and political identity, this chapter argues that it was also a vehicle for transculturalism ... More


The Debate about Hollywood

Wendy Su

in China's Encounter with Global Hollywood: "Cultural Policy and the Film Industry, 1994-2013"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167060
eISBN:
9780813167077
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167060.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the debate over the validity of the Chinese government’s Hollywood import policy and the symbolic meaning of Hollywood movies. It investigates the main discourses and arguments ... More


‘A very wonderful process’: Queen Victoria, photography and film at the fin de siècle

Ian Christie

in The British monarchy on screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099564
eISBN:
9781526109767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099564.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As moving pictures became a reality during 1895–6, Europe’s crowned heads discovered the new medium and what it could do for their image. The earliest royal films made in Britain showed Victoria’s ... More


Sixty Years a Queen (1913): a lost epic of the reign of Victoria

Jude Cowan Montague

in The British monarchy on screen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780719099564
eISBN:
9781526109767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099564.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Before the First World War, two pioneers of the British film industry, WG Barker (Ealing Studios) and GB Samuelson, injected an unprecedented level of investment into a feature length docudrama on ... More


A Gentle Gaze on the Colony: Jette Bang’s Documentary Filming in Greenland 1938–9

Anne Mette Jørgensen

in Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780748694174
eISBN:
9781474408561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694174.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses one of few women documentary filmmakers of the Arctic, Danish Jette Bang. A prolific photographer and filmmaker in Greenland throughout her career, Jørgensen shows how the ... More


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