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Michalik, Yvonne; Coppens, Laura (2009). Asian Hot Shots: Indonesian Cinema. Marburg, Germany: Schüren.

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Indonesia is one of the most densely populated countries in the world. A unique cultural diversity has developed on its countless islands – yet the Western world knows surprisingly little about Indonesian culture. In particular, hardly anything is known about Indonesian film, which, as social seismograph, has the potential to communicate the views specific to this culture to the rest of the world. This book, with its contributions from renowned Australian, Dutch, German and Indonesian film experts, closes a gap by introducing this Asian film culture, which is increasingly gaining importance on an international level. Personal and biographical backgrounds are illuminated by interviews with the filmmakers themselves, in which they discuss their movies and offer insights into their viewpoints. By providing a multitude of perspectives, the book offers its readers access to this previously foreign film culture.

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Item Type:Monograph
Communities & Collections:08 University Research Priority Programs > Asia and Europe
06 Faculty of Arts > Department of Social Anthropology and Cultural Studies
Dewey Decimal Classification:390 Customs, etiquette & folklore
950 History of Asia
300 Social sciences, sociology & anthropology
790 Sports, games & entertainment
180 Ancient, medieval & eastern philosophy
Deposited On:04 Mar 2010 11:53
Last Modified:05 Apr 2016 14:02
Series Name:Marburger Schriften zur Medienforschung
Number of Pages:220
Official URL:http://www.schueren-verlag.de/paymate/search.php?vid=2&aid=2487
Related URLs:http://opac.nebis.ch/F/?local_base=NEBIS&con_lng=GER&func=find-b&find_code=SYS&request=005955633

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