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Title Southeast Asian independent cinema [electronic resource] : essays, documents, interviews / edited by Tilman Baumgärtel.

Imprint Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2012.

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Description 1 online resource.
Series TransAsia: screen cultures
TransAsia--screen cultures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Southeast Asian independent cinema : independent of what? / John A. Lent -- Imagined communities, imagined worlds : independent film from Southeast Asia in the global mediascape / Tilman Baumgärtel -- Hinterland, heartland, home : affective topography in Singapore films / Alfian Bin Sa'at -- Stealing moments a history of the forgotten in recent Singaporean film / Ben Slater -- Fiction, interrupted : discontinuous illusion and regional performance traditions in contemporary Thai independent film / Natalie Böhler -- Cinema, sexuality, and censorhsip in post-Soeharto Indonesia / Intan Paramaditha -- Independent versus mainstream Islamic cinema in Indonesia : religion using the market or vice versa? / Tito Imanda -- Observational documentary comes to Indonesia : Aryo Danusiri's Lukas' moment / David Hanan -- Four manifestos / Khavn de la Cruz -- Why Ciplak ended up being made / Khairil M. Bahar -- Singapore GaGa tours Singapore / Tan Pin Pin -- The downside of digital : a German media critic plays devil's advocate / Tilman Baumgärtel et al. -- I sinema manifesto -- Interviews. "An inexpensive film shoud start with an inexpensive story" : interview with Brillante Mendoza and Armando Bing Lao ; "Digital is liberation theology" : interview with Lav Diaz ; "I make films for myself" : interview with Apichatpong Weerasethakul ; "I love making films, but not getting films made" : interview with Pen-ek Ratanaruang ; "I want the people of Indonesia to see a different point of view, whether they agree with it or not" : interview with Nia Dinata ; "I do not have anything against commercial films" : interview with Eric Khoo / Tilman Baumgärtel -- The page and the (video) camera : conversation with Amir Muhammad / Davide Cazzaro -- "I want you to forget about the race of the protagonists half an hour into the film" : interview with Yasmin Ahamad / Tilman Baumgärtel.
Summary The rise of independent cinema in Southeast Asia, following the emergence of a new generation of filmmakers there, is among the most significant recent developments in global cinema. This book documents these developments as a genuine outcome of the democratization and liberalization of film production.
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Subject Independent films -- Southeast Asia.
Independent filmmakers -- Southeast Asia.
Motion picture industry -- Southeast Asia.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Baumgärtel, Tilman, 1966-
Other Form: Print version: Southeast Asian independent cinema. Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2012 9789888083602 9888083600
ISBN 9882209009 (electronic bk.)
9789882209008 (electronic bk.)
9882209114 (electronic bk.)
9789882209114 (electronic bk.)
9789888083602 (hbk.)
9888083600 (hbk.)
9789888083619 (pbk.)
9888083619 (pbk.)
Standard No. (YBP)7564177