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[Commlist] Asian Cinema 30.1 published

Thu May 02 21:42:59 GMT 2019

Intellect is excited to announce that /Asian Cinema /30.1 is now available! For more information about the issue, click here >>


/Asian Cinema/ is a peer-reviewed seminal journal, which was published from 1995 by the Asian Cinema Studies Society under the stewardship of Professor John Lent. From 2012 /Asian Cinema/ has been published by Intellect as part of our film studies journal portfolio. The journal currently publishes a variety of scholarly material – including research articles, interviews, book and film reviews and bibliographies – on all forms and aspects of Asian cinema. The journal’s broad aim is to advance understanding and knowledge of the rich traditions of the various Asian cinemas, thereby making an invaluable contribution to the field of film studies in general.

*Issue 30.1*

Passionate agendas: Melodrama in the work of Yoshimura Kozaburo
Earl Jackson

It’s tough being a humanist: Yo-ji Yamada, the cynical company man
Kenta Kato

Kurosawa’s Rashomon, re-viewed
R. J. Cardullo

Resisting age-ratings in China: The ongoing prehistory of film classification
Liam Grealy, Catherine Driscoll, Bin Wang and Yongchun Fu

From affective space to performative depth: Spatial aesthetics in 3-D wuxia films /Flying Swords of Dragon Gate/ (2010) and /Sword Master /(2016)
Zeng Li

Translocal female subjectivity: Notes on Ann Hui’s /The Golden Era/
Zeng Hong

Asghar Farhadi’s nuanced feminism: Gender and marriage in Farhadi’s films from /Dancing in the Dust/ to /A Separation/
Mostafa Abedinifard

The first screenings of Lumière films in China: Conjectures and new findings
Sheldon Lu

Making the most of an MOOC on Asian film: Hong Kong Cinema Through a Global Lens: A Massive Open Online Course at the University of Hong Kong
Gina Marchetti, Aaron Han Joon MagnanPark and Stacilee Ford


Dialectics of the Goddess in Japanese Audiovisual Culture, Lorenzo J. Torres Hortelano (ed.) (2018) Marcos P. Centeno Martín

For more information about the journal and calls for papers, click here >>

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