Japanese Cinema History

Early Japanese Cinema

The Geisha tradition is something we recognise to this day as charactistics of the Japanese culture and the early films which were created tend to celebrate this tradition. This first film which was released 1897. Continue reading


Australian Cinema

Looking at Australian Cinema, you need to look closer at the idea of globalisation. For example, one of the famous Australian films, Mad Max there are a lot of traits from Hollywood within the film such as the ideology Australia is mostly wasteland along with the types of violence and living conditions.

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Introduction To World Cinema

This is the first lecture of World Cinema. In the lesson we learned about what we will be doing during the course for this semester which will include:

  • Key Issues in World Cinema
  • African Cinema and the Concept of Third Cinema
  • Australian Cinema and the Concept of National Cinema
  • Iranian Cinema
  • Japanese Cinema
  • Indian Cinema
  • Asian Cinema
  • Chinese Cinema Continue reading