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Published: 31 August 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390992-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9099-2
Published: 01 September 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394600-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9460-0
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374343-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
... This chapter is a visual excavation of Kang Je-gyu’s film about the Korean War, Taegukgi (2004), in relation to the film sets, theme parks, and exhibitions that drew large audiences in the wake of the film’s box-office success. Looking at material traces of the film’s depiction of the Korean...
Published: 18 November 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373674-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7367-4
... political affects in Indian and Bangladeshi gay and transgender films. It elaborates registers of affiliation and proximity and queer experiences of sociality and community. It analyzes the queer historical drama and the politics of touch and the haptic in activist documentary, and it considers space and...
Published: 24 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373292-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7329-2
... part to repress the historical politics of the everyday or, more specifically, the history of media’s relationship with the everyday. In the end, the debate over the everyday was not just about which media was closer to the everyday or what constituted the mediated everyday but also about the relation...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374251-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7425-1
... Chapter 1 elucidates the concept of Buddhist melancholia, showing how in Nonzee Nimibutr’s 1999 heritage film, Nang Nak , desire and sexual personhood are rendered in the idioms of Buddhist pedagogies and economies of desire. Examining how the core Buddhist trope of the negativity of female...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... Film Practice y examination of documentary film history reveals a complex trajectory by which differing strategies, traditions, or styles Awere privileged at differing historical moments.l Before and after World War II, in Britain and the United States...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... source of pleasure for North Korean film audiences. Like Hegel’s “sensu- ous semblance,” this melodramatic embodiment of an emotional relation to ideas makes a very different claim on historical, political, and ideological reality from the naturalist presentation of facts or the exposition of under...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... 1. Film in the Sixties (1991) he sixties were the last of the preretro decades, the last time...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-029
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... herself as a wild mountain girl scaling high peaks actually fit rather well the ama• zon fantasies of the seventies. All the women's film festivals were showing her work, right alongside other historical figures such as Olga Preobra• jenskaia, the early Soviet director who had documented women's...
Published: 01 January 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377566-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7756-6
... explanation is that these screenplays signal the very liminality of the film medium in this particular historical moment, poised somewhere between literate and visual, and highbrow and mass cultures. The weighty presence of the screenplays—drawn primarily, though not exclusively, from the lit- erary...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... which his films have focused: the contradictions between the interests of the family and those of society, be- tween the private and the public spheres, between the individual and the historical process, between logic and chaos. There are other contradic• tions, though, within his film's own...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... 5· In the Name of Feminist Film Criticism 1980,1991) Whatever is unnamed...
Published: 01 January 1998
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377580-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7758-0
... redefines its signifi• cance. In fixing on a moment that, historically, marks an undermining of narrative convention by Hollywood's own hand, Rainer manages to annex the traditional movie making to her own enterprise, a feat of re• vision that makes film history supportive of her own terms. The...
Published: 18 May 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375555-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7555-5
... This chapter focuses on the industrial film production of Hampton Institute, which made three films between 1913 and 1915. Two of the films were fictionalized narratives of a student’s progress through the institute; the other was a nonfiction exhibition of the work done at the school. This...
Published: 25 March 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374343-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
...); and the time-travel film 2009 Lost Memories (Lee Si-myung, 2002). In contrast to the stasis of the actual DMZ as a historical site and truce memorial, the DMZ in filmic representations within the first Korean Wave embraced its touristic potential; though transmuted to an imagined national park and...
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By Youngmin Choe
Published: 25 March 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7434-3
..., 2002); and the time-travel film 2009 Lost Memories (Lee Si-myung, 2002). In contrast to the stasis of the actual DMZ as a historical site and truce memorial, the DMZ in filmic representations within the first Korean Wave embraced its touristic potential; though transmuted to an imagined national park...
Published: 10 February 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373322-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7332-2
... This essay compares two films, Crows and Sparrows of the late-1940s and Once Upon a Time in Shanghai of the mid-1990s. Through this comparison, the discussion focuses on the problem of historical repetition, revolution, and continuity as these are represented in the two films. Concentrating...
Published: 10 June 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822374251-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7425-1
... transnationally. In the film women’s desires are largely directed toward historical agency. ...
Published: 26 January 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376019-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7601-9
... The major European film festivals articulate aesthetic value with gender in distinctive ways. Historically, very few women directors gained entry to this elite world, despite the impact of second-wave feminism. But in the first decade of the twenty-first century, younger women filmmakers, many...