Transnational Korean Cinema

Transnational Korean Cinema

By Dal Yong Jin

In Transnational Korean Cinema author Dal Yong Jin explores the interactions of local and global politics, economics, and culture to contextualize the development of Korean cinema and its current place in an era of neoliberal globalization and convergent digital technologies.

The book emphasizes the economic and industrial aspects of the story, looking at questions on the interaction of politics and economics, including censorship and public funding, and provides a better view of the big picture by laying bare the relationship between film industries, the global market, and government. Jin also sheds light on the operations and globalization strategies of Korean film industries alongside changing cultural policies in tandem with Hollywood’s continuing influences in order to comprehend the power relations within cultural politics, nationally and globally. This is the first book to offer a full overview of the nascent development of Korean cinema.

Dal Yong Jin is a professor in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada, and a member of IAMCR.

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Title: Transnational Korean Cinema
Author: Dal Yong Jin
Published: 2019
Pages: 206
Publisher: Rutgers

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