The Chinese Cinema Book
edited by Song Hwee Lim and Julian Ward
British Film Institute / Bloomsbury
336 pages, 80 bw illustrations, 2020
Publisher website: https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/the-chinese-cinema-book-9781911239536/
This revised and updated new edition provides a comprehensive introduction to the history of cinema in mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, as well as to disaporic and transnational Chinese film-making, from the beginnings of cinema to the present day. Chapters by leading international scholars are grouped in thematic sections addressing key historical periods, film movements, genres, stars and auteurs, and the industrial and technological contexts of cinema in Greater China.