The Cinema Of Sri Lanka: South Asian Film In Texts And Contexts by Ian ConrichThe Cinema Of Sri Lanka: South Asian Film In Texts And Contexts by Ian Conrich

The Cinema Of Sri Lanka: South Asian Film In Texts And Contexts

byIan Conrich, Vilasnee Tampoe-hautin

Hardcover | February 28, 2019

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Film production in Sri Lanka is exceptionally prolific and diverse. Though Sri Lanka is a developing nation that has seen many years of internal conflict, it has produced many more films than most other Commonwealth nations.This is the first English language book to explore the vibrant but overlooked cinema of Sri Lanka. Written by two of the leading experts in the field, it takes a close look at individual films, while also explaining their wider contexts. A range of relevant social, cultural, historical, and political issues are introduced, as key films are analysed in relation to regionalism and globalisation, gender, sexuality and gender, and postcolonialism. The Cinema of Sri Lanka is a fascinating book which fills a major gap in Asian film studies.
Ian Conrich is Fellow in the Centre for Film Studies, at the University of Essex, and Professor in Film and Visual Culture at the University of Derby. He is Principal Editor of the Journal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies, an Editor of the Journal of British Cinema and Television, Associate Editor of Film and Philosophy, and an advis...
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Title:The Cinema Of Sri Lanka: South Asian Film In Texts And ContextsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 10 × 6.25 × 0.98 inPublished:February 28, 2019Publisher:I.B. Tauris & Co LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1784534218

ISBN - 13:9781784534219

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