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Projecting Asian Cinema to the World

Sangjoon Lee

in Cinema and the Cultural Cold War: US Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752315
eISBN:
9781501752322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752315.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines Unheeded Cries, South Korea's official submission to the fourth San Francisco International Film Festival (SFIFF) in 1960, which tells the story of postwar orphans in the slums ... More


It’s Oscar Time in Asia!

Sangjoon Lee

in Cinema and the Cultural Cold War: US Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752315
eISBN:
9781501752322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752315.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter refers to Japan, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, and the Republic of China (Taiwan) as six member countries to send fifteen feature films to the Southeast Asian Film ... More


From Film Festivals to Online Streaming: Circuits of Distribution and Exhibition

Olivia Khoo

in Asian Cinema: A Regional View

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474461764
eISBN:
9781474495189
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474461764.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines how the growth of specialised Asian film festivals (e.g. Busan, Hong Kong, Udine) participates in the development of a regional Asian cinema. It also considers the rise of ... More


Critical Reception and the International Film Festival

Nuno Barradas Jorge

in ReFocus: The Films of Pedro Costa: Producing and Consuming Contemporary Art Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781474444538
eISBN:
9781474481106
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474444538.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter investigates symbolic and economic value formations surrounding Pedro Costa and his films Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie? (2001) and Colossal Youth (2005). It assesses nuanced and, at ... More


Epilogue: From Asia to Asia-Pacific

Sangjoon Lee

in Cinema and the Cultural Cold War: US Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752315
eISBN:
9781501752322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752315.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter recounts how Chinese cinema developed rapidly in the new era and how filmmakers were able to denounce the brutality of the Gang of Four during the Cultural Revolution. It details the ... More


The Aftermath

Sheila Skaff

in Studying Ida

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9781911325628
eISBN:
9781800342378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781911325628.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter mentions Paweł Pawlikowski's acceptance speech after Ida won the 2015 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, which was the first time that a film from Poland had won the award. It ... More


: The Festival, the Factory, and Feedback

Andrew V. Uroskie

in Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226842981
eISBN:
9780226109022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109022.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Explores the 1966 New York Film Festival as the paradoxical zenith and culmination of the Expanded Cinema’s popularity within the “film art” community, and the subsequent turn away from established ... More


The FPA, US Propaganda, and Postwar Japanese Cinema

Sangjoon Lee

in Cinema and the Cultural Cold War: US Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752315
eISBN:
9781501752322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752315.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter recounts how Nagata Masaichi, president of Daiei Studio in Japan, pitched the idea of founding the Federation of Motion Picture Producers in Southeast Asia (FPA) and an annual Southeast ... More


Bulgaria: Reframing Contemporary Arthouse and Mainstream Cinema

Gergana Doncheva

in Contemporary Balkan Cinema: Transnational Exchanges and Global Circuits

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474458436
eISBN:
9781474495219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458436.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter on Bulgaria explores how the country’s EU membership impacted on national cinema legislation, leading to a progressive change in production models and a steady increase in co-production ... More


Romania: Transnational and National Tensions Beyond the New Wave

Raluca Iacob

in Contemporary Balkan Cinema: Transnational Exchanges and Global Circuits

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474458436
eISBN:
9781474495219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458436.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter on Romania examines post 2008 Romanian cinema through the dual prism of its film festival successes and the developing strand of genre-based popular films. Offering an account that goes ... More


Introduction: The Cultural Cold War and the Birth of the Asian Cinema Network

Sangjoon Lee

in Cinema and the Cultural Cold War: US Diplomacy and the Origins of the Asian Cinema Network

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752315
eISBN:
9781501752322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752315.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the historical, social, cultural, and intellectual constitution of the first postwar pan-Asian cinema network during the two decades after the Korean War armistice in July 1953. ... More


Importing Neorealism, Exporting Cinema: Indian Cinema and Film Festivals in the 1950s

Neepa Majumdar

in Global Neorealism: The Transnational History of a Film Style

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617031229
eISBN:
9781617031236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617031229.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores 1950s discussions of realism in India as catalyzed by what filmmakers and audiences described as the eye-opening experience of watching the three Italian neorealist films that ... More


‘Indie’ Film at Work: Producing and Distributing The Spanish Prisoner

Yannis Tzioumakis

in The Spanish Prisoner

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748633685
eISBN:
9780748671236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748633685.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses The Spanish Prisoner’s industrial and economic background, particularly by exploring its relationship to Sony Pictures Classics. Specifically, it examines its production ... More


: Rhetorics of Expansion

Andrew V. Uroskie

in Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226842981
eISBN:
9780226109022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226109022.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Within the frenetic pace of cultural transformation occuring in the mid-‘60s, the emergence and rapid popularization of the term “Expanded Cinema” managed to conflate a wide range of disparate ... More


Bosnia-Herzegovina: Challenging Precarity, Rethinking Trauma

Dijana Jela

in Contemporary Balkan Cinema: Transnational Exchanges and Global Circuits

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474458436
eISBN:
9781474495219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458436.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter on Bosnia and Herzegovina focuses on the country’s small film industry that still struggles with the recent history of violent conflict, but whose cinematic output has garnered ... More


Memories of Murder

Jonathan R. Eller

in Bradbury Beyond Apollo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780252043413
eISBN:
9780252052293
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252043413.003.0021
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

Bradbury had little control over the texts of his early detective stories, but he was able to add a contextual introduction when they appeared in the Dell paperback collection, A Memory of Murder. ... More


Kosovo: Cinematic Developments between Conflicts and Social Transformation

Francesca Borrione and Albana Muco

in Contemporary Balkan Cinema: Transnational Exchanges and Global Circuits

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781474458436
eISBN:
9781474495219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474458436.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The chapter on Kosovo examines the history and evolution of Kosovar cinema since 2008, the year of its independence. It focuses on genres and narratives that address Kosovo’s past and present ethnic ... More


Pedro Almodóvar: Spain’s Enfant Terrible

Emanuel Levy, Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, and John Waters

in Gay Directors, Gay Films?: Pedro Almodóvar, Terence Davies, Todd Haynes, Gus Van Sant, John Waters

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780231152761
eISBN:
9780231526531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231152761.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Ch. 1 describes the career of Almodovar, Europe’s most Influential director, in terms of four phases, from flamboyant bad boy to director of mature melodramas to the maker of four consecutive ... More


Cinéma-monde and the Transnational

Will Higbee

in Cinéma-monde: Decentred Perspectives on Global Filmmaking in French

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474414982
eISBN:
9781474444736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414982.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Using the example of contemporary Moroccan cinema, this epilogue contends that cinéma-monde is best approached as a subset of transnational cinema. Thinking through the transnationality of ... More


Iraq

Rebecca Hillauer

in Encyclopedia of Arab Women Filmakers

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774249433
eISBN:
9781936190089
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774249433.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Iraq was one of the first Arab countries to introduce television in 1954, but compared to other Arab countries, Iraq came late to film. Their first production was in 1945; however, it was a ... More


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