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Re-imagining Hong Kong–China from the Sidelines:: Fruit Chan's Little Cheung and Durian Durian

Wendy Gan

in Hong Kong Screenscapes: From the New Wave to the Digital Frontier

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888028566
eISBN:
9789882206991
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028566.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores dissemination in the context of Hong Kong cinema and in particular it looks at two films made back-to-back by award-winning independent director Fruit Chan, Little Cheung, and ... More


Towards an International Church, 1976–1992

Stuart Wolfendale

in Imperial to International: A History of St John's Cathedral Hong Kong

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9789888139873
eISBN:
9789888180738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139873.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

In the later twentieth-century, St John’s turned insular again. The cultivation of fellowship was slow and mostly unsuccessful, however, service numbers grew, partly because of the influx of Chinese ... More


Filipinas in the Deep South: Reading Domestic Oral Narratives as Sites of Politicization and Community Building

Linda Pierce Allen

in Ethnic Heritage in Mississippi: The Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032622
eISBN:
9781617032639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032622.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the story of Filipinas in south Mississippi. The Filipino community in south Mississippi is largely a Filipina community, comprised mainly of first-generation Filipina immigrant ... More


Feminist Subversions: Comedy and the Carnivalesque

Eleanor Ty

in Unfastened: Globality and Asian North American Narratives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665075
eISBN:
9781452946368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665075.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines Nina Aquino and Nadine Villasin’s play Miss Orient(ed) and Deepa Mehta’s film Bollywood/Hollywood (2002). These works use humor, irony, and parody to question and challenge the ... More


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