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Conclusion: Place and the Politics of Nation Branding

Dennis Lo

in The Authorship of Place: A Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter interrogates the geopolitical implications of a contemporary development in the region’s media industries — the institutionalization of location shooting into modes of nation branding ... More


The Second World War, Soviet Sports and Furious Space Walks: Soft Power and Nation Branding in the Putin 2.0 Era

Stephen M. Norris

in Cinema and Soft Power: Configuring the National and Transnational in Geo-politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474456272
eISBN:
9781399501569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456272.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyzes recent Russian popular historical movies in the era of Vladimir Medinskii as Minister of Culture and Vladimir Putin’s return to the Russian presidency (2012-present). Following ... More


The South African Soft Power Narrative, Cinema and Participatory Video

Paul Cooke

in Cinema and Soft Power: Configuring the National and Transnational in Geo-politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474456272
eISBN:
9781399501569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456272.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the gap between the way South Africa is experienced internally by some parts of the nation and the continued power of the story of the nation’s transition to democracy under ... More


Soft Power and National Cinema: James Bond, ‘GREAT’ Britain and Brexit

Andrew Higson

in Cinema and Soft Power: Configuring the National and Transnational in Geo-politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474456272
eISBN:
9781399501569
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474456272.003.0011
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The UK’s departure from the EU is a major geo-political development by any definition. This chapter reflects on James Bond’s role in this development. The apparent ease with which the Daniel Craig ... More


Conclusion

in Branding the Nation: The Global Business of National Identity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199752164
eISBN:
9780199363179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199752164.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter considers three dominant social imaginaries that have taken hold in the contemporary setting. One is built around a particular fantasy of recognition, in which the bases of legitimacy of ... More


We are a Little Land: Informational Film and Small-nation Cinema

C. Claire Thomson

in Short Films from a Small Nation: Danish Informational Cinema 1935-1965

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474424134
eISBN:
9781474444712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474424134.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Et lille land’ - a little land - is a trope of Danish identity which recurs in many of the short informational films about Denmark made from the 1930s to the 1960s. This chapter outlines why the ... More


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