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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Conceiving Cross-Border Communities

Tsungyi Michelle Huang.

in The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas

April 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Literature; Film. 9289 words.

Analyzing five recent Hong Kong films, this chapter argues that geographical collaboration between China and Hong Kong is one of the major focuses of Hong Kong film in the recent decade and...

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La mujer sin cabeza: haunting and community

Deborah Martin.

in The cinema of Lucrecia Martel

July 2016; p ublished online September 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 11026 words.

Chapter 3 deals with La mujer sin cabeza,which appears to allude to the Argentine dictatorship of 1976-82 and to the disappeared. The chapter proposes that this film can be understood as a...

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interpretive communities

Annette Kuhn and Guy Westwell.

in A Dictionary of Film Studies

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film. 5 words.

The ‘experiential community’: early German television and media theory

Laura Heins.

in Screen

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 9243 words.

This essay investigates texts by media theorists of the 1930s-40s who anticipated and responded to the introduction of regular television broadcasting in Germany in 1935. My analysis...

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. Screening Islam: Cinematic Representations of the Muslim Community in France in the 2000s

Will Higbee.

in Post-beur Cinema

July 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 13244 words.

Although Islam is now France's second religion, in many ways Islam has functioned as something of a structuring absence in French cinema. This chapter considers how three recent films by...

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Otolorin, John Adetayo (c. 1886–1963), landlord, theatrical agent, and community leader

Val Wilmer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1145 words.

Otolorin, John Adetayo (c. 1886–1963), landlord, theatrical agent, and community leader, was born in Ilesha, Nigeria. His parents were Yoruba. He left Nigeria in 1919 as a seaman, came to...

Aliens Dancing at the Crossroads: Science Fiction Interventions in Irish Cinema1

Katie Moylan.

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

September 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 5921 words.

This chapter identifies and explores how Irish film, itself a complex and multifaceted form which often resists Hollywood narrative strategies, has consistently appropriated and invoked...

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. A Fine Good Place to be

Matthew Carter.

in Myth of the Western

April 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 18343 words.

The second chapter raises issues about the structuring role played by race in both the myth of the West and the Western. The genre's portrayal of Native Americans is rethought in this...

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. Rethinking Revisionism

Matthew Carter.

in Myth of the Western

April 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 22276 words.

The third chapter begins by providing an account of the generally assumed evolution of the Western's classical plot formulas into the critical revisionist phase of the genre. This chapter...

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Fandom: Identities and Communities in a Mediated World

Karen Healey.

in Screen

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 1050 words.

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“Reconstructing the God-Fearing Community”: Filming Tibet in the Twenty-First Century

Donghui He.

in Chinese Ecocinema

December 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 8332 words.

This chapter discusses recent documentary-style film representations of Tibetan ecology by experimental-mainstream Chinese director Tian Zhuangzhuang and Tibetan director Wanma Caidan,...

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Modern Shakespeares in popular Bombay cinema: translation, subjectivity and community

Esha Niyogi De.

in Screen

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Film; Television. 0 words.

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A Politics of Nearness: Uses of Montage and Haptics in Documenting Cultural Experiences of Communities of India

Aparna Sharma.

in Female Authorship and the Documentary Image

February 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 6670 words.

The essay focuses on the applications, epistemological and political implications of montage and haptics in documentary practice. The author argues that documenting local cultures and...

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Introduction

Randall Halle.

in The Europeanization of Cinema

June 2014; p ublished online April 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 12264 words.

This introductory chapter describes Europeanization as not simply the immediate sublation of the nation-state into a broader and more advanced form. Europeanization retains the nation-state...

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The 1960s Gallery

Tom Mankiewicz.

in My Life as a Mankiewicz

May 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 14202 words.

This chapter details people Tom worked with or hung with during the swinging Sixties. He examines Hollywood types who influenced him and the show business community. The list is a who's who...

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Performing the Margins:

Nicole Kempton.

in Hong Kong Screenscapes

November 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 6533 words.

This chapter wrestles with the question of independence in the Hong Kong context, looking at the ways that independence is constituted and circulated, arguing that independence originates...

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Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy

Jason Wood.

in Last Words

September 2014; p ublished online November 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 4194 words.

This chapter presents an interview with filmmakers Joe Lawlor and Christine Molloy. Over the last four years Molloy and Lawlor have been working on a project called Civic Life, which...

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Streaming, Subbing, Sharing: Viki Global TV

Tessa Dwyer.

in Speaking in Subtitles

June 2017; p ublished online January 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 7585 words.

This chapter presents a case study of global TV site Viki (www.viki.com), which offers amateur subtitling in around 200 languages for media from around the world. It focuses on the ways in...

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Immigrant songs: racial politics

Paul Newland.

in British films of the 1970s

May 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 10824 words.

This chapter explores the ways in which the racial tensions pulling at traditional notions of Britishness during the 1970s are represented in a number of films of the period. Primarily...

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Submerged Ecology and Depth Psychology in Wushan yunyu: Aesthetic Insight into National Development

Nick Kaldis.

in Chinese Ecocinema

December 2009; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Film. 7283 words.

This chapter examines Zhang Ming's film Wushan yunyu (In Expectation, literally Rain Clouds over Wu Mountain). It argues that cinematic representation can contribute to our understanding of...

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