Rediscovering Korean Cinema

This groundbreaking collection of thirty-five essays by a wide range of academic specialists situates current scholarship on Korean cinema within the ongoing theoretical debates in contemporary global film studies.

Rediscovering Korean Cinema

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Rediscovering Korean Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 612
Authors: Sangjoon Lee
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-20 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

South Korean cinema is a striking example of non-Western contemporary cinematic success. Thanks to the increasing numbers of moviegoers and domestic films produced, South Korea has become one of the world’s major film markets. In 2001, the South Korean film industry became the first in recent history to reclaim its
The Korean Cinema Book
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Nikki Lee, Julian Stringer
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-15 - Publisher: British Film Institute

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Contemporary Korean Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 244
Authors: Hyangjin Lee
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This comprehensive book defines the significance of film-making and film viewing in Korea. Covering the introduction of motion pictures in 1903, Korean cinema during the Japanese colonial period (1910-45), and the development of North and South Korean cinema up to the 1990s, Lee introduces the works of Korea's major directors,
New Korean Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 234
Authors: Chi-Yun Shin, Julian Stringer
Categories: Cine
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

A wide-ranging analysis of modern South Korean cinema.
Transnational Korean Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Dal Yong Jin
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-12-13 - Publisher: Rutgers University Press

In Transnational Korean Cinema author Dal Yong Jin explores the interactions of local and global politics, economics, and culture to contextualize the development of Korean cinema and its current place in an era of neoliberal globalization and convergent digital technologies. The book emphasizes the economic and industrial aspects of the