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No Signs of Slowing Down: The Renaissance of Taiwanese Cinema

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Item Summary Wang, George Chun Han 2013-04-20T00:40:40Z 2013-04-20T00:40:40Z 2012
dc.identifier.citation Wang, G. C. H. (2012). No Signs of Slowing Down: The Renaissance of Taiwanese Cinema. In Abraham Ferrer (Ed.) Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival Program Catalog (pp. 24-29). Los Angeles: Visual Communications
dc.description.abstract Taiwan’s film industry had begun its downward spiral since the mid-1990s on the back of extensive video piracy and fierce competition from big-budget foreign imports. This article examines and chronicles the development and historical highlights of the recent revival of Taiwanese cinema, set in motion in 2008 when Wei Te-sheng enthralled local audiences with his feature directorial debut CAPE No. 7. Aqualitative framing analysis is used to identify the key events and factors that molded the phenomenal growth of Taiwan’s small film industry. The author also speculates on the possible future directions of Taiwanese Cinema in light of the exponential expansion of the Chinese market.
dc.format.extent 6 pages
dc.language.iso en-US
dc.publisher Visual Communications
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States
dc.subject Taiwan Cinema
dc.subject Cape No. 7
dc.subject Chinese Cinema
dc.subject You’re the Apple of My Eye
dc.subject Wei Te-sheng
dc.subject Monga
dc.subject Doze Niu
dc.subject.lcsh Motion pictures--Taiwan.
dc.title No Signs of Slowing Down: The Renaissance of Taiwanese Cinema
dc.type Article
dc.type.dcmi Text
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Wang, George Chun Han

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