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By Dina Iordanova, Dina Iordanova, David Martin-Jones, David Martin-Jones, Belen Vidal, Belen Vidal, Mette Hjort, Duncan Petrie, Faye Ginsburg, Sheldon H. Lu, Bill Marshall, Kay Dickinson, Patricia Pisters, Lucia Nagib, Laura U. Marks

ISBN-10: 0814333885

ISBN-13: 9780814333884

From Iceland to Iran, from Singapore to Scotland, a growing to be highbrow and cultural wave of creation is taking cinema past the borders of its position of origin-exploring remote locations, interacting with slightly recognized peoples, and making new localities possible. In those motion pictures, formerly entrenched spatial divisions not functionality as firmly fastened grid coordinates, the hierarchical place of position as "center" is subverted, and new varieties of illustration develop into attainable. In Cinema on the outer edge, editors Dina Iordanova, David Martin-Jones, and Belén Vidal gather feedback that explores problems with the outer edge, together with questions of transnationality, position, area, passage, and migration.

Cinema on the outer edge examines the outer edge by way of destinations, practices, tools, and issues. It comprises geographic case experiences of small nationwide cinemas situated on the international margins, like New Zealand and Scotland, but additionally of filmmaking that comes from peripheral cultures, like Palestinian "stateless" cinema, Australian Aboriginal motion pictures, and cinema from Quebec. for this reason, the quantity is split into key parts: industries and markets at the one hand, and identities and histories at the different. but as a complete, the individuals illustrate that the idea that of "periphery" isn't fastened yet is often altering in line with styles of undefined, ideology, and flavor.

Cinema on the outer edge highlights the inextricable interrelationship that exists among creation modes and move channels and the rising narratives of histories and identities they allow. within the current period of globalization, this well timed exam of the outer edge will curiosity academics and scholars of movie and media studies.

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My research has been funded, in part, by the Leverhulme Trust, the Carnegie Trust, and the Arts & Humanities Research Council in the United Kingdom, as well as by the University of St. Andrews that generously granted a period of research leave. 1. Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis/Welcome to the Land of Sticks (Dany Boon, France, 2008); Hero (Masayuki Suzuki, Japan, 2007); Always zoku san-chōme no yūhi/Always: Sunset on Third Street 2 (Takashi Yamazaki, Japan, 2007); El Greco (Yannis Smaragdis, Greece/Spain, 2007); Se, jie/Lust, Caution (Ang Lee, USA/China/Taiwan/ Hong Kong, 2007); It’s a Free World (Ken Loach, UK/Italy/Germany/Spain/Poland, 2007); Tuya de hun shi/Tuya’s Marriage (Quanan Wang, China, 2007); Der rote Elvis/ The Red Elvis (Leopold Grün, Germany, 2007).

Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1996. Mowitt, John. Re-Takes: Postcoloniality and Foreign Film Languages. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2005. Ong, Aihwa. Flexible Citizenship: The Cultural Logic of Transnationality. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1999. Pendakur, Manjunath. Indian Popular Cinema: Industry, Ideology, and Consciousness. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2003. Porton, Richard, ed. Dekalog 03: On Film Festivals. indd 44 12/17/09 10:10 AM Global Cinema’s Long Tail 2009.

Slater, “The New Cinephiles,” 26–27. 19. Elsaesser, “Film Festival Networks: The New Topographies of Cinema in Europe,” 82–108 20. Roddick, “Cinema on Demand,” 14. 21. Various contributions to this volume recognize the importance of festival exposure, from Faye Ginsburg’s observations of how a modest made-for-TV aboriginal film is changed by festival participation (and how networks of indigenous filmmakers forged by festivals determine further developments), to Sheldon H. indd 40 12/17/09 10:10 AM Global Cinema’s Long Tail ments on the way in which new Chinese directors like Jia Zhangke ride the circuit and use festival success in renegotiating their position within the national cinematic status quo.

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