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Cinema at the city's edge : film and urban networks in East Asia

Author: Yomi Braester; James Tweedie
Publisher: Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, ©2010.
Series: TransAsia--screen cultures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A selection of interdisciplinary essays that investigates film practices and technologies, offering a timely look at the ever-shifting cities in East Asia and their portrayal in cinema. Contributors  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yomi Braester; James Tweedie
ISBN: 9789622099838 9622099831 9789622099845 962209984X
OCLC Number: 657965577
Notes: "This volume is the outcome of a conference held at the University of Washington in April 2006"--Acknowledgements.
Description: xii, 204 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The city's edge / James Tweedie and Yomi Braester --
Interlude 1: Arriving in the city; touring the city; watching the city / Yomi Braester --
Affective spaces in Hong Kong / Chinese cinema / Ackbar Abbas --
Ghost towns / Dudley Andrew --
Interlude 2: Workspace / James Tweedie --
Taipei as Shinjuku's other / Emilie Yueh-yu Yeh --
City of youth, ocean of death: Taiyōzoku on the edge of an island / Yiman Wang --
Interlude 3: Neon / James Tweedie --
Transfiguring the postsocialist city: experimental image-making in contemporary China / Zhang Zhen --
Noir looks and the flash of transgression: trauma and the city's edge(s) in A bittersweet life / Susie Jie Young Kim --
Technology and (Chinese) ethnicity / Darrell William Davis --
Interlude 4: In the name of the city / Yomi Braester --
Imaging the globalized city: Rem Koolhaas, U-thèque, and the Pearl River Delta / Chris Berry --
At the center of the outside: Japanese cinema nowhere / Akira Mizuta Lippit.
Series Title: TransAsia--screen cultures.
Other Titles: Film and urban networks in East Asia
Responsibility: edited by Yomi Braester and James Tweedie.
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