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The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia.

Author: Ian Aitken; Camille Deprez
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on rare archival documents and films, this anthology is the first to focus primarily on the use of official and colonial documentary films in the South and South-East Asian regions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Aitken, Ian.
Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Aitken; Camille Deprez
ISBN: 9781474407212 1474407218
OCLC Number: 1004199118
Description: 1 online resource (257 pages)
Contents: Intro --
Figures --
Abbreviations --
Introduction --
PART I Issues of Colonialism, Late Colonialism and Independence --
CHAPTER 1 The People's Action Party Government of Singapore and Berita Singapura --
CHAPTER 2 Merdeka for Malaya: Imagining Independence across the British Empire --
CHAPTER 3 The Language of Counterinsurgency in Malaya: Dialectical Soundscapes of Salvage and Warfare --
CHAPTER 4 Figures of Empire: American Documentaries in the Philippines --
PART II Missionary Films and Christian Evangelism --
CHAPTER 5 Two Films and a Coronation:The Containment of Islam in Flores in the 1920s --
CHAPTER 6 Paradoxical Legacies: Colonial Missionary Films, Corporate Philanthropy in South Asia and the Griersonian Documentary Tradition --
CHAPTER 7 Conversion, Salvation and the 'Civilising Mission': Christian Missions and Documentary Filmin India (1900-60) --
PART III Documentary Representations: Projections, Idealised and Imaginary Images --
CHAPTER 8 Screening the Revolution in Rural Vietnam: Guerrilla Cinema Across the Mekong Delta --
CHAPTER 9 Ho Chi Minh in France: An Early Independence Newsreel --
CHAPTER 10 Archives of the Planet: French Elitist Representations of Colonial India --
CHAPTER 11 'Sufficient Dramatic or Adventure Interest': Authenticity, Reality and Violence in Pre-War Animal Documentaries from South-East Asia --
Notes on the Contributors --
Index.

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Based on rare archival documents and films, this anthology is the first to focus primarily on the use of official and colonial documentary films in the South and South-East Asian regions.

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