SOAS University of London

Centre for Film Studies

The Centre for Film Studies (SOAS) 3rd Postgraduate Symposium: 'Global Cinemas Speak Back'

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Date: 31 May 2017Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 31 May 2017Time: 4:00 PM

Venue: Paul Webley Wing (Senate House) Room: Wolfson Lecture Theatre (S108), First Floor

Type of Event: Symposium

Programme:

09:00 - 09:15 Welcome and Opening Remarks
09:15 - 10:00

Keynote Speaker:

Dr Julian Stringer (University of Nottingham): Understanding the Global Competitiveness of Korean Film Sound

This illustrated presentation analyses the "shadow" history of the East Asian digital audio post-production sector's global competiveness by providing a critical account of the work of Live Tone, the most important sound studio in South Korea. Focusing in particular on its ongoing collaboration with celebrated director Bong Joon-ho (Memories of MurderThe HostSnowpiercerOkja), it draws upon the emerging and vital methodologies of production studies and sound studies.

10:00 -10:15 Refreshments Break
10:15 - 11:45

Panel: Female Representation in Film

Chair: DR BEN MURTAGH

Lois Barnett: From Marlene Dietrich to Tanaka Kinuyo: Masculine Fashion and the Female Japanese Star in Ozu Yasujirō's Dragnet Girl (Hijōsen no Onna, 1933)

Jiratorn Sakulwattana: Visual Representation of Women in the Studio-based Films and the Habitus of Film Viewership in Contemporary Thailand

Todun Joseph: Female Representation by Female Filmmakers in Nollywood Films

11:45 - 12:00 Refreshments Break
12:00 - 13:30

Panel: Transnational Networks of Film Finance and Co-Productions

Chair: DR LINDIWE DOVEY

Robin Steedman: Negotiating Transnational Circuits of Screen Media: Nairobi-based Female Filmmakers and World Cinema

Isaya Sinpongsporn: How to Remake As Thai: The Key Factors of Korean-to-Thai Television Drama Adaptation

Elaine Chung: A Korean Cinema in Mainland China: From Co-productions to Remakes

13:30 - 14:15 Lunch Break
14:15 - 15:15

Panel: Commercially Successful Films in Academic Obscurity

Chair: DR MARCOS CENTENO

Michael W. Thomas: Melodrama and the Commercial Film Industry in Ethiopia

Tom Cunliffe: Mandarin Vs Cantonese in 1970s Hong Kong Cinema: Auditory Ruptures in Kuei Chih-hung’s Early Shaw Brothers Films

15:15 - 15:30 Closing Remarks
16:00 SCREENING OF THE FILM “HĀFU” AT BERTHA DOCHOUSE

           

Organiser: SOAS Centre for Film Studies

Contact: filmsymposiumsoas@gmail.com

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