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Title Southeast Asian independent cinema : essays, documents, interviews / edited by Tilman Baumgärtel
Published Hong Kong : Hong Kong University Press, 2012
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Description 1 online resource
Series TransAsia: screen cultures
TransAsia--screen cultures.
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Independent filmmakers -- Southeast Asia.
Independent films -- Southeast Asia.
Motion picture industry -- Southeast Asia.
Form Electronic book
Author Baumgärtel, Tilman, 1966-
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