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By Lisa Funnell,Man-Fung Yip

Critics often describe the impression of "America," via Hollywood and different cultural industries, as a sort of cultural imperialism. This unidirectional version of interplay doesn't handle, notwithstanding, the counter-flows of Chinese-language movies into the yankee movie marketplace or the effect of chinese language filmmakers, movie stars, and aesthetics in Hollywood.

The target of this assortment is to (re)consider the advanced dynamics of transnational cultural flows among American and Chinese-language movie industries. The objective is to deliver a extra historic point of view to the topic, focusing as a lot at the Hollywood impact on early Shanghai or postwar Hong Kong motion pictures as at the intensifying flows among American and Chinese-language cinemas in contemporary many years. individuals emphasize the approaches of appropriation and reception curious about transnational cultural practices, studying movie creation, distribution, and reception.

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