Independent Chinese Documentary: From The Studio To The Street by L. RobinsonIndependent Chinese Documentary: From The Studio To The Street by L. Robinson

Independent Chinese Documentary: From The Studio To The Street

byL. Robinson

Paperback | January 1, 2013

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The rise of independent documentary film production is the most radical development in the contemporary Chinese mediascape. This book is a sustained examination of Chinese independent documentary in relation to one of its central principles: xianchang, or being 'on the scene'.
LUKE ROBINSON is a lecturer in Film and Television Studies at the University of Nottingham, UK.
Title:Independent Chinese Documentary: From The Studio To The StreetFormat:PaperbackDimensions:198 pagesPublished:January 1, 2013Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:134933443X

ISBN - 13:9781349334438

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction Mapping Independent Chinese Documentary Metaphor and Event Time, Space and Movement Ethics, the Body and Digital Video Sound and Voice Conclusion Bibliography Films and Television Programmes Referenced Index

Editorial Reviews

'Luke Robinson's Independent Chinese Documentary is the first monograph in English on this crucial cultural movement. Robinson sustains a beautifully clear argument for spontaneity and contingency as the key elements that make independent documentary the cultural response to China's shift from socialist planning to citizen initiatives. Rigorously researched, it covers the entire twenty years of independent Chinese documentary in sophisticated yet lucid detail.' - Chris Berry, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK