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The Growth of Korean Cultural Industries and the Korean Wave

Doobo Shim

in East Asian Pop Culture: Analysing the Korean Wave

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622098923
eISBN:
9789882206885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098923.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the rise of the “Korean Wave” in the new millennium in terms of governmental and corporate support. It also empirically investigates the government support, investments of ... More


Introduction: Film Festivals Between the National and the Regional in the Age of Globalization

Soojeong Ahn

in The Pusan International Film Festival, South Korean Cinema and Globalization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083589
eISBN:
9789882209268
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083589.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Between 1996 and 2005, Pusan became one of Asia's most influential film festivals. This was spurred by Korean national, regional, and local forces working together to lift the global visibility of ... More


Cultural Globalization in Korean Cinema

Dal Yong Jin

in New Korean Wave: Transnational Cultural Power in the Age of Social Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039973
eISBN:
9780252098147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039973.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter examines the swift change experienced by the Korean film industry in conjunction with the Korean Wave. It investigates the primary causes of the roller coaster-like shifts within Korean ... More


Snowpiercer: Sound Designable Voices and the South Korean Global Film

Nikki J. Y. Lee and Julian Stringer

in Locating the Voice in Film: Critical Approaches and Global Practices

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780190261122
eISBN:
9780190261153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261122.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

South Korea’s audio postproduction sector has transformed itself over the past two decades, developing into an innovative, efficient, and globally competitive industry. The country’s leading sound ... More


The Minjung Cultural Movement and Korean Cinema of the 1980s: The Influence Of Minjung Theatre and Art in Lee Jang-ho’s Films

Nam Lee

in Storytelling in World Cinemas: Contexts

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163378
eISBN:
9780231850254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163378.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses 1980s Korean cinema — particularly in the works of Lee Jang-ho, whose early 1980s films have been an inspiration for Korean New Wave directors. What distinguishes Lee's films ... More


Savagery and Serenity: Extreme Cinema and the Films of Kim Ki-duk

Daniel Martin

in Extreme Asia: The Rise of Cult Cinema from the Far East

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748697458
eISBN:
9781474412179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697458.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the reputation and reception of the Korean director Kim Ki-duk. Kim was a central figure in Tartan’s Asia Extreme brand, and the frustrated efforts of Tartan’s owner and ... More


Conclusion: “The Delicate Chains of War”

Daniel Y. Kim

in The Intimacies of Conflict: Cultural Memory and the Korean War

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781479800797
eISBN:
9781479800018
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800797.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This conclusion explores how the Korean War has been monumentalized in South Korean cultural memory since the end of the era of military dictatorships by analyzing the War Memorial of Korea, which ... More


Introduction: Divided Lenses

Michael Berry

in Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter offers an overview of War Films depicting the period 1931-1953 in East Asian cinema and a critical introduction to the chapters contained in Divided Lenses. The chapter introduces the ... More


Multitemporality between Sovereignty and Neoliberal Governmentality: A Single Spark and The Old Garden

Jecheol Park

in Beyond Imperial Aesthetics: Theories of Art and Politics in East Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9789888455874
eISBN:
9789882204294
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455874.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines South Korean films about the minjung movement in the 1980s and analyses their tendency to reduce the latent potential of South Korea's radical struggle into cultural memories ... More


Imaginary Languages in Translation, Imagined National Cinemas

Akira Mizuta Lippit

in Transpacific Studies: Framing an Emerging Field

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839949
eISBN:
9780824868574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839949.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Akira Lippit turns to transpacific cultural circulation within Asia and, to a lesser extent, between Asia and the west, in order to look at the relationship between nationalism, cinema, and language. ... More


The “Division Blockbuster” in South Korea: The Evolution of Cinematic Representations of War and Division

Hyangjin Lee

in Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

In her chapter “The ‘Division Blockbuster’ in South Korea: Evolution of Cinematic Representations of War and Division,” Hyangjin Lee presents a snapshot of three distinct periods in the history of ... More


Imperial Romance

Su Yun Kim

in Imperial Romance: Fictions of Colonial Intimacy in Korea, 1905-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501751882
eISBN:
9781501751905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501751882.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter captures the complex phenomenon of representations of Korean–Japanese intimate relationships in Korean popular literature, media, and cinema with colonial policies during the Japanese ... More


Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia

Michael Berry and Chiho Sawada (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851514
eISBN:
9780824869045
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851514.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Divided Lenses: Screen Memories of War in East Asia is the first ever attempt to explore how the tumultuous years from 1931 through 1953 in East Asia have been recreated and renegotiated in cinema. ... More


Extreme Asia: The Rise of Cult Cinema from the Far East

Daniel Martin

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780748697458
eISBN:
9781474412179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748697458.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explains and analyses the unprecedented rise in visibility of ‘cult’ Asian cinema in the UK, especially between the years 2000 and 2005. Considering multiple factors behind the cultural, ... More


Twisted Histories: Park Chan-Wook and the Legacy of Personal Trauma

Kate E. Taylor-Jones

in Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165853
eISBN:
9780231850445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165853.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses South Korean director Park Chan-wook. Over the last decade very few Korean film directors have made such an impact on the international scene as Park Chan-wook. The key to his ... More


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