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The East-West Film Journal (1986-1994) supported the Film Program at the Institute of Culture and Communication at the East-West Center. Together with the Hawaii International Film Festival and Film Symposium, this East-West Film Journal gave the scholarly work of the Film Program a broad public outlet. Films are works of art and means of communication; a medium for exploring and expressing humanities issues; reflections, often critical, of society; an important industry and a tool for creating and promoting national identity. Because film is the international genre par excellence of modern times, films enable us to study the unity and diversity of human creativity. Cinema has also attracted some of the greatest intellects of our time and the influence of the medium on our daily living and thinking is incalculable.

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    East-West Film Journal, Vol. 8 no. 2 (July 1994)
    (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 1994-07) East-West Center
    Phobic Spaces and Liminal Panics: Independent Transnational Film Genre Hamid Naficy Ritual; History; and the Films of Zhang Yimou Donald S. Sutton Configuring the Modern Space: Cinematic Representations of Beijiing and Its Politics Xiaobing Tang Forest of Bliss: Film and Anthropology Akos Ostor Mine Is the Cinema of Strong Survivors: An Interview with Gautam Ghose Manas Ray
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    East-West Film Journal, Vol. 8 no. 1 (January 1994)
    (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 1994-01) East-West Center
    Editor's Note L'assimilation Mizoguchi/Utamaro est Evidente: Five Women around Utamaro and the U.S. Occupation of Japan Donald Kirihara Film between Woodblock Printing and Tattooing: Kenji Mizoguchi's Five Women around Utamaro Angela Dalle Vacche Marginality and Centrality: The Myth of Asia in 1970s Hollywood Glenn Man Global Image Consumption in the Age of Late Capitalism Bill Nichols Representations of Micronesia on Film; Video; and Television James Mellon Book Review The Geopolitical Aesthetic: Cinema and Space in the World System Frederic Jameson
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    East-West Film Journal, Vol. 7 no. 2 (July 1993)
    (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 1993-07) East-West Center
    Approaching Japanese Melodrama Joseph A. Murphy Adapting (to) the Margins: Hot Summer Winds and the Stories of Hisaye Yamamoto Robert M. Payne Korean Cinema and the New Realism: Text and Context Isolde Standish Where Is The Nation:: Public Discourse; the Body; and Visual Display Jane C. Desmond The Tourist/Traveler Gaze: Bertolucci and Bowles's The Sheltering Sky Yosefa Loshitzky Book Reviews British Genres: Cinema and Society Marcia Landy Perspectives on Chinese Cinema Chris Berry
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    East-West Film Journal, Vol. 7 no. 1 (January 1993)
    (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 1993-01) East-West Center
    Special Issue on Cinema and Nationhood Baseball in the Post-American Cinema; or Life in the Minor Leagues Vivian Sobchack A Nation T(w/o)o: Chinese Cinema(s) and Nationhood(s) Chris Berry Gender; Ideology; Nation: Ju Dou in the Cultural Politics of China W. A. Callahan Cinema and Nation: Dilemmas of Representation in Thailand Annette Hamilton Tibet: Projections and Perceptions Aislinn Scofield Warring Bodies: Most Nationalistic Selves Patricia Lee Masters Book Reviews Cinema, Censorship, and the State: The Writings of Nagisa Oshima Dawn Lawson Reflexivity in Film and Literature: From Don Quixote to Jean-Luc Godard Robert Stam Modernist Montage: The Obscurity of Vision in Cinema and Literature P. Adams Sitney
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    East-West Film Journal, Vol. 6 no. 2 (July 1992)
    (Honolulu, HI : East-West Center, 1992-07) East-West Center
    Special Issue on Southeast Asian Cinema Cinema; Nation; and Culture in Southeast Asia: Enframing a Relationship Wimal Dissanayake The Filipino Film Industry Nicanor G. Tiongson The Rise and Fall of the Film Industry in THailand; 1897-1992 Boonrak Boonyaketmala The Rise of the Indonesian Film Industry Salim Said Asia and the Global Film Industry Elizabeth B. Buck Book Reviews The Warrior's Camera: The Cinema of Akira Kurosawa Stephen Prince Questions of Third Cinema Jim Pines Paul Willemen


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