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By SooJeong Ahn

This e-book presents a social, political and cultural exploration of the Pusan foreign movie pageant (PIFF) in South Korea that on account that its inception in 1996. by means of paying a selected realization to the organizers' use of an Asian regionalization process, the booklet finds how the competition staked out a distinct and influential place inside of a speedily altering international landscape.

Very little fundamental empirical examine has been performed up to now on non-Western movie fairs, although PIFF and Tokyo and Hong Kong have speedily grown extra interesting and influential as checking out grounds for international cinema strategies. The initiation, improvement and development of PIFF can be understood as as a result of efficient tensions within the festival's efforts to serve neighborhood, local and nationwide constituencies. The e-book additionally displays the complexities of quick transformation within the South Korean movie because it has reached out to the worldwide industry because the past due 1990s.

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