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Author Ahn, SooJeong.

Title The Pusan International Film Festival, South Korean cinema and globalization / SooJeong Ahn
Published Hong Kong [China] : Hong Kong University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (1 online resource (231 pages)
Series TransAsia : screen cultures
TransAsia--screen cultures.
Contents Note to reader -- Abbreviations -- Introduction -- Film festivals between the national and the regional in the age of globalization -- 1. Why Pusan? : the political economy of a film festival -- 2. Negotiating a place between Korean cinema and Asian cinema : programming politics -- 3. Re-imagining the past : programming retrospectives -- 4. A global film producer : the Pusan promotion plan -- 5. Remapping Asian cinema : the tenth anniversary in 2005 -- Conclusion : toward a new channel -- Appendix 1. Film festivals in East Asia (1999) -- Appendix 2. PIFF over 15 years (1996-2010) -- Appendix 3. Main program sections of PIFF -- Appendix 4. An overview of the tenth PIFF (October 6-14, 2005) -- Appendix 5. PPP project accomplishments (1998-2005) -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary This book is the first book-length study of a non-Western film festival. While studies of film festivals were still relatively uncommon in the 1990s, the new millennium has seen a growing academic interest in these festive events where culture often goes hand in hand with commerce. Recently, a variety of articles, book chapters, monographs and dissertations have been devoted to various aspects of the film festival phenomenon. However, very little primary empirical research has been conducted to date on non-Western film festivals. Therefore, this project is original and timely and will complement existing publications, without duplicating any. This project argues that the initiation, development and growth of the Pusan International Film Festival need to be understood as the result of a productive tension between the demands of the local, the national, and the regional, and the festival's efforts to serve these different constituencies. The book also reflects the c
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 201-213) and index
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Subject Pusan Kukche Yŏnghwaje -- History.
Film festivals -- Korea (South) -- Pusan -- History.
Motion picture industry -- Korea (South)
Motion pictures and globalization.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789888053865