Hong Kong Documentary Film

Hong Kong Documentary Film

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qqDescribed as the 'lost genre', the tradition of documentary film making in Hong Kong is far less known than its martial arts films. However documentary film has always existed in Hong Kong and often trenchantly represents its troubled relationship to itself, China and the west. Including the period of colonial film-making, the high points of television documentary and the tradition of independent documentary film-making, this book is the first to present a comprehensive study of this lost genre. It explores the role of public-service television (including representations of the massacre at T...Kong himself, can be regarded as the first to produce non-left-wing documentary films that gained a general release in ... conflating the words a#39;videoa#39; and a#39;montage a#39;) had a consciousness-raising purpose, promoting the use of film and video foranbsp;...

Title:Hong Kong Documentary Film
Author:Ian Aitken, Michael Ingham
Publisher: - 2014-03-17


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