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    Film in contemporary Southeast Asia : cultural interpretation and social intervention 

    Lim, David C. L.; Yamamoto, Hiroyuki. (Routledge, 2012)

    This book discusses contemporary film in all the main countries of Southeast Asia, and the social practices and ideologies which films either represent or oppose. It shows how film acquires signification through cultural interpretation, and how film also serves as a site of contestations between social and political agents seeking to promote, challenge, or erase certain meanings, messages or ideas from public circulation. A unique feature of the book is that it focuses as much on films as it does on the societies from which these films emerge: ...