A Companion to Chinese Cinema
is a collection of original essays written by experts in a range of disciplines that provide a comprehensive overview of the evolution and current state of Chinese cinema.
- Represents the most comprehensive coverage of Chinese cinema to date
- Applies a multidisciplinary approach that maps the expanding field of Chinese cinema in bold and definitive ways
- Draws attention to previously neglected areas such as diasporic filmmaking, independent documentary, film styles and techniques, queer aesthetics, star studies, film and other arts or media
- Features several chapters that explore China’s new market economy, government policy, and industry practice, placing the intricate relationship between film and politics in a historical and international context
- Includes overviews of Chinese film studies in Chinese and English publications
Keywords: Film Studies, film, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, interdisciplinary, Socialist, censorship, art, media, Wu Wenguang