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positions (2021) 29 (1): 47–65.
Published: 01 February 2021
...Carlo Bonura This article considers two films by the Malaysian filmmaker Amir Muhammad, The Last Communist of 2006 and the Village People Radio Show of 2007. Both films are focused on the Malayan Emergency and the lives of a small group of Malayan communists. Through an engagement with Walter...
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positions (2020) 28 (4): 841–868.
Published: 01 November 2020
... the provincial confines of media theory to a more global, materialist trajectory. This article connects the televised broadcast of Singapore’s independence in 1965 to early enthusiasm for radio’s disembodied voice during the colonial, interwar period. The discussion then examines how Amir Muhammad’s 2007...
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positions (2018) 26 (3): 389–421.
Published: 01 August 2018
... Program . Muhammad Amir . 2009 . Yasmin Ahmad’s Films . Kuala Lumpur : Matahari Books . Mukhsin . 2007 . DVD. Directed by Yasmin Ahmad . Kuala Lumpur : Grand Brilliance Sdn. Bhd . Naficy Hamid . 2001 . An Accented Cinema: Exilic and Diasporic Filmmaking . Princeton, NJ...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 1–20.
Published: 01 February 2021
... pregnant with possibilities for movement, insight, and even agency. The site of Bonura s article is Malaysia and Muslim Malay communities in southern Thailand. Bonura uses the films of noted filmmaker Amir Muhammad to explore the hidden discourse of Malaysia s long buried communist past. Through innovative...
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positions (2021) 29 (1): 203–224.
Published: 01 February 2021
... classical Malay works that were known from other Malay- speaking regions, including present- day Malaysia and Indonesia. Among many others these included the Hikayat Seri Rama (the Malay Ramayana), Hikayat Ahmad Muhammad, Hikayat Amir Hamzah, and Sirat al- Mustaqim. In addition to reproducing the old...
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positions (2017) 25 (1): 223–248.
Published: 01 February 2017
... communities overseen by the haveli 's amir (overlord) dissipated with the declining financial and social powers of the Mughal emperor, and India's many regents and noblemen. Since the mid-twentieth century, havelis largely populate the nation's landscape as heritage sites or decaying buildings parceled out...