Diasporas of Australian cinema /

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Imprint:Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2009.
Description:1 online resource (213 pages) : illustrations
Subject:Motion pictures -- Australia.
Minorities in motion pictures.
Multiculturalism in motion pictures.
PERFORMING ARTS -- Film & Video -- Reference.
Minorities in motion pictures.
Motion pictures.
Multiculturalism in motion pictures.
Australia -- In motion pictures.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11219107
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Other authors / contributors:Simpson, Catherine.
Murawska, Renata.
Lambert, Anthony.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
Print version record.
Summary:Diasporas of Australian Cinema is the first volume of essays to focus on diasporic hybridity and cultural diversity in Australian film-making over the past century. Topics include, post-war documentaries and migration, Asian-Australian subjectivity, cross-cultural romance, 'wogsploitation' comedy, and post-ethnic cinema. This collection also provides a comprehensive filmography making it a useful reference text for scholars of Australian film and cultural studies. The book is a vital contribution to the burgeoning international body of critical work on diasporic cinemas --Cover.
Other form:Print version: Diasporas of Australian cinema. Bristol, UK ; Chicago : Intellect, 2009 9781841501970 1841501972
Standard no.:9786612312410
Table of Contents:
  • Preface: Diasporas of Australian cinema
  • a provacation / Toby Miller
  • pt. 1. Theories. Introduction: rethinking diasporas
  • Australian cinema, history and society / Catherine Simpson, Renata Murawska and Anthony Lambert
  • Tinkering at the borders: Lucky Miles and the diasporic (no) road movie / Catherine Simpson
  • Ethics and risk in Asian-Australian cinema: The last chip / Audrey Yue
  • 'I'm falling in your love': cross-cultural romance and the refugee film / Sonia Magdelena TascoĢn
  • White aborigines: women, space, mimicry and mobility / Anthony Lambert
  • pt. 2. Representations. Wogboy comedies and the Australian national type / Felicity Collins
  • Excess in Oz: the crazy Russian and the quiet Australian / Greg Dolgopolov
  • Anzac's 'Others': 'Cruel Huns' and 'Noble Turks' / Antje Gnida and Catherine Simpson
  • 'Now you blokes own the place': representations of Japanese culture in recent Australian cinema / Rebecca Coyle
  • Other shorelines, or the Greek-Australian cinema / John Conomos
  • pt. 3. Film-makers. 'A European heart': exile, isolation and interiority in the life and films of Paul Cox / Marek Haltof
  • Sophia Turkiewicz: Australianizing Poles, or 'Bloody nuts and Balts' in Silver city (1984) / Renata Murawska
  • Lebanese Muslims speak back: two films by Tom Zubrycki / Susie Khamis
  • Sejong Park's Birthday boy and Korean-Australian encounters / Ben Goldsmith and Brian Yecies
  • Diasporic filmography / Garry Gillard and Anthony Lambert.