Book project on cinephilia in the People's Republic of China

Yomi Braester. Book project on cinephilia in the People's Republic of China.

Related publications and presentations:

“A Genealogy of Cinephilia in the Maoist Period,” in The Oxford Handbook of Chinese Cinemas, edited by Eileen Chow and Carlos Rojas (Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2013).

The Red Lantern: Model Plays and Model Revolutionaries,” in A New Literary History of Modern China (Harvard University Press, edited by David Der-wei Wang, forthcoming).

 “Digital Effects and the Ethics of Historical Representation: Chinese Responses to the Global Blockbuster Logic” (in progress).

“From Urban Films to Urban Cinema: The Emergence of a Critical Concept,” in A Companion to Chinese Cinema, edited by Yingjin Zhang (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012), 346–358.

“Excuse Me, Your Camera Is in My Face: Auteurial Intervention in PRC New Documentary,” in The New Chinese Documentary Film Movement: For the Public Record, edited by Chris Berry, Lu Xinyu, and Lisa Rofel (Hong Kong UP, 2010), 195–215.

"The PRC: Professionalization and Its Discontents,” in Practice-Oriented Film Education around the World, edited by Mette Hjort (Palgrave MacMillan, forthcoming in 2013).

 “Red Legacy and Sepia Memory: Film Legends and the Re-Canonization of Maoist Film” (in progress).

“Chinese Cinephilia: Toward a Middlebrow Film Theory” (multiple presentations).

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