China on Film

China on Film

A Century of Exploration, Confrontation, and Controversy

eBook - 2011
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Leading scholar Paul G. Pickowicz traces the dynamic history of Chinese filmmaking and its stunning development decade-by-decade since the 1920s. During the last one hundred years, China has been embroiled in a seemingly unending series of wars, revolutions, and jarring social transformations. Despite daunting censorship obstacles, Chinese filmmakers have found ingenious ways of taking political stands and weighing in-for better or worse-on the most explosive social, cultural, and economic issues of the day. Exploring the often gut-wrenching controversies generated by their work, Pickowicz offers a unique and perceptive window on Chinese culture and society.
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2011
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9781442211803
9781442211780
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (313 pages)
Additional Contributors: ProQuest (Firm)

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