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Legacy of Empire

Kate Taylor-Jones

Kate Taylor-Jones is Senior Lecturer in East Asian Studies at The University of Sheffield, UK. She has published on topics including colonial Japanese and Korean cinema, cinema and landscape in East Asia, and domestic violence and the sex trade. She is author of Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers (2013); and editor-in-chief of the East Asian Journal of Popular Culture. She is co-editor with Fiona Handyside of International Cinema and the Girl: Local Issues, Transnational Contexts (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Divine Work, Japanese Colonial Cinema and its Legacy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...As discussed in the previous chapters, how the colonies and Japan have individually remembered the Imperial period is as complex as the Empire itself. Until Japan accepts (and atones) for her Imperial past, relations with her former...

White Fathers Hear Dark Voices? John Grierson and British Colonial Africa at the End of Empire

The Grierson Effect : Tracing Documentary’s International Movement

British Film Institute, 2014

Book chapter

...An enduring claim made about pioneering British documentaries such as Drifters and Housing Problems is that they extended the scope of realist representation within British cinema by eschewing middle-class protagonists and making...

Introduction

Kate Taylor-Jones

Kate Taylor-Jones is Senior Lecturer in East Asian Studies at The University of Sheffield, UK. She has published on topics including colonial Japanese and Korean cinema, cinema and landscape in East Asia, and domestic violence and the sex trade. She is author of Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers (2013); and editor-in-chief of the East Asian Journal of Popular Culture. She is co-editor with Fiona Handyside of International Cinema and the Girl: Local Issues, Transnational Contexts (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Divine Work, Japanese Colonial Cinema and its Legacy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...In the 1946 film Hurrah! For Freedom!/Jayu manse, a man hides away in a windowless room, lovingly painting an image of the Korean flag (Figure 1). The subsequent narrative follows the bravery, loyalty and commitment that the freedom...

Lost and Found: Children in Indigenous Australian Cinema

Childhood and Nation in Contemporary World Cinema : Borders and Encounters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The lost child figure in Australian cinema has always been white. See, for example, Peter Pierce, The Country of Lost Children: An Australian Anxiety (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999); Elspeth Tilley, ‘The Lost-Child Trope...

Representations 1920–50

The French Cinema Book

British Film Institute, 2018

Book chapter

...Like a magic parchment, the cinema, by the strength of its luminous rays, will radiate into the world ideas of justice, liberty, and fraternity that will allow men to live in a better world, more favourable to the free development...

‘Good Wife, Wise Mother’: Articulations of Womanhood

Kate Taylor-Jones

Kate Taylor-Jones is Senior Lecturer in East Asian Studies at The University of Sheffield, UK. She has published on topics including colonial Japanese and Korean cinema, cinema and landscape in East Asia, and domestic violence and the sex trade. She is author of Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers (2013); and editor-in-chief of the East Asian Journal of Popular Culture. She is co-editor with Fiona Handyside of International Cinema and the Girl: Local Issues, Transnational Contexts (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Divine Work, Japanese Colonial Cinema and its Legacy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...While the previous chapter explored Korean colonial masculinity, this chapter will examine how women were socially and culturally presented and (re)created in the Imperial filmic and cultural imagination. Women were as much a part...

National Cinema in Ireland

Martin McLoone

Martin McLoone is Professor of Media Studies attached to the Centre for Media Research at the University of Ulster, Coleraine. He is author of Irish Film: The Emergence of a Contemporary Cinema (BFI, 2000) and has edited numerous collections on aspects of the media in Britain and Ireland, including Broadcasting in a Divided Community: 70 Years of the BBC in Northern Ireland (Institute of Irish Studies, 1996), Big Picture, Small Screen: The Relations Between Film and Television (University of Luton Press, 1996) and Border Crossing: Film in Ireland, Britain and Europe (Institute of Irish Studies/BFI, 1994). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Theorising National Cinema

British Film Institute, 2006

Book chapter

...Three fundamental and interlinked factors – economic prosperity in the South, the peace process in the North and a new engagement with emigration and diasporic culture generally – have transformed Ireland and Irish culture in the last...

Introduction

Shelleen Greene

Shelleen Greene is Assistant Professor, Department of Art and Design, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Equivocal Subjects : Between Italy and Africa—Constructions of Racial and National Identity in the Italian Cinema

Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

Book chapter

...As the first decade of the twenty-first century draws to a close, Italy is in the process of defining its “new” multiracial and multicultural society. The country’s history of emigration is often referenced to highlight its present status...

Introduction to Part Two

Kate Taylor-Jones

Kate Taylor-Jones is Senior Lecturer in East Asian Studies at The University of Sheffield, UK. She has published on topics including colonial Japanese and Korean cinema, cinema and landscape in East Asia, and domestic violence and the sex trade. She is author of Rising Sun, Divided Land: Japanese and South Korean Filmmakers (2013); and editor-in-chief of the East Asian Journal of Popular Culture. She is co-editor with Fiona Handyside of International Cinema and the Girl: Local Issues, Transnational Contexts (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Divine Work, Japanese Colonial Cinema and its Legacy

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The war ended in 1945 and across East Asia nations began the process of taking stock of the events of the last fifty years and debating what their future would hold. This part of the book will explore how the Imperial period has been...

Money into Light

John Boorman

John Boorman was born in London in 1933. After working as a film reviewer for magazines and radio, he joined the BBC in 1955 as an assistant editor, and later directed a number of documentaries. His first feature was ‘Catch Us If You Can’ in 1965. His latest film, Country of My Skull, opens in 2003. He is a five-time Academy Award-nominee, and was twice awarded Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival for Leo the Last (1970) and The General (1998). He is the author of Money Into Light: The Emerald Forest - A Diary, as well as the being the co-founder and editor of Faber & Faber's long-running series Projections: Film-makers on Film-making. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Money into Light : The Emerald Forest: A Diary

Faber & Faber Limited, 1985

Book chapter

...1 June 1982 En Route: London-Los Angeles This is the commuter route of British film-makers: London-LA. We go there cap in hand, scripts in briefcase, hearts on sleeve. My first time there was in 1965. I had made my first feature film...