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The Authorship of PlaceA Cultural Geography of the New Chinese Cinemas

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

Dennis Lo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528516
eISBN:
9789888180028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528516.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The Authorship of Place is the first monograph dedicated to the study of the politics, history, aesthetics, and practices of location shooting for Taiwanese, Mainland Chinese, and coproduced art ... More

Fragmented Memories and Screening Nostalgia for the Cultural Revolution

Fragmented Memories and Screening Nostalgia for the Cultural Revolution

Jing Meng

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9789888528462
eISBN:
9789888053490
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528462.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book explores the way personal memories and micro-narratives of the Cultural Revolution are represented in post-2001 films and television dramas in mainland China, unravelling the complex ... More

Indonesian Cinema after the New OrderGoing Mainstream

Indonesian Cinema after the New Order: Going Mainstream

Thomas Barker

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9789888528073
eISBN:
9789882204751
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888528073.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

In the two decades since the fall of the New Order regime in 1998, Indonesia cinema has become one of the most productive and exciting film industries in Asia. From a position in the 1990s when local ... More

Screening CommunitiesNegotiating Narratives of Empire, Nation, and the Cold War in Hong Kong Cinema

Screening Communities: Negotiating Narratives of Empire, Nation, and the Cold War in Hong Kong Cinema

Jing Jing Chang

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9789888455768
eISBN:
9789888455621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888455768.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Screening Communities uses multi-media archival sources, including government archives, memoirs, fan magazines, newspaper reports, and films to narrate the complexity of social change and political ... More

Metacinema in Contemporary Chinese Film

Metacinema in Contemporary Chinese Film

G. Andrew Stuckey

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9789888390816
eISBN:
9789888455133
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390816.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Depictions within a movie of either filmmaking or film watching are hardly novel, but the dramatic expansion of the reach of the metacinematic into contemporary Chinese cinemas is nothing short of ... More

Martial Arts Cinema and Hong Kong ModernityAesthetics, Representation, Circulation

Martial Arts Cinema and Hong Kong Modernity: Aesthetics, Representation, Circulation

Man-Fung Yip

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9789888390717
eISBN:
9789888390397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390717.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The martial arts film, despite being long regarded as a vehicle of Chinese cultural nationalism, can also paradoxically be conceptualized as a mass cultural expression of Hong Kong’s ... More

Making IconsRepetition and the Female Image in Japanese Cinema, 1945-1964

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

Jennifer Coates

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208999
eISBN:
9789888390144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208999.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A distinctive feature of post-war Japanese cinema is the frequent recurrence of imagistic and narrative tropes and formulaic characterizations in female representations. These repetitions are ... More

Tsui Hark's Peking Opera Blues

Tsui Hark's Peking Opera Blues

Tan See Kam

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9789888208852
eISBN:
9789888313518
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208852.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Tsui Hark’s Hong Kong New Wave film Peking Opera Blues (1986) is set in a China marked by contestations between Republican democrats and monarchist revivalists (circa 1913). Through various acts of ... More

Postcolonialism, Diaspora, and Alternative HistoriesThe Cinema of Evans Chan

Postcolonialism, Diaspora, and Alternative Histories: The Cinema of Evans Chan

Tony Williams (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9789888208166
eISBN:
9789888313488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208166.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This edited volume offers the first comprehensive survey of the cinema of Evans Chan, a New York–based playwright, author, and filmmaker whose acclaimed films include To Liv(e), The Map of Sex and ... More

Transnational RepresentationsThe State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 70s

Transnational Representations: The State of Taiwan Film in the 1960s and 70s

James Wicks

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9789888208500
eISBN:
9789888313204
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208500.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Transnational Representations focuses on a neglected period in Taiwan film scholarship: the golden age of the 1960s and 1970s, which saw innovations in plot, theme and genre as directors highlighted ... More

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