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The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia
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The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia

Ian Aitken and Camille Deprez

Abstract

Writing from a wide range of historical perspectives, contributors to the anthology shed new light on historical, theoretical and empirical issues pertaining to the documentary film, in order to better comprehend the significant transformations of the form in colonial, late colonial and immediate post-colonial and postcolonial times in South and South-East Asia. In doing so, this anthology addresses an important gap in the global understanding of documentary discourses, practices, uses and styles. Based upon in-depth essays written by international authorities in the field and cutting-edge doc ... More

Keywords: Colonialism, documentary film, post-colonialism, independence, empire

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9781474407205
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2017 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407205.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ian Aitken, editor
Hong Kong Baptist University

Camille Deprez, editor
Hong Kong Baptist University

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Introduction

Ian Aitken and Camille Deprez

Part IIssues of Colonialism, Late Colonialism and Independence

Part II Missionary Films and Christian Evangelism

Part III Documentary Representations: Projections, Idealised and Imaginary Images