Film Festivals and East Asia

Dina Iordanova (Editor), Ruby Cheung (Editor)

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The most exciting developments in world cinema over the past two decades have been linked to East Asian countries such as China, Japan and South Korea. Films made in East Asia triumph at festivals around the globe. Booming film markets are attached to the most important film festivals in Hong Kong, Pusan, Tokyo and Shanghai. The West is only just beginning to wake up to the importance of these film festivals to global film distribution.
In their latest volume, Film Festivals and East Asia (2011), scholars from the University of St. Andrews chart cutting-edge developments in global film. Prof. Dina Iordanova has stated: ‘In opening up debates on the worldwide network of film festivals we are laying necessary groundwork for the understanding of global film circulation.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSt. Andrews
PublisherSt Andrews Film Studies
Number of pages307
ISBN (Print)978-0-9563730-3-8
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2011

Publication series

NameFilm Festival Yearbook
PublisherSt. Andrews Film Studies


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