Poetry in motion: the short film form in Australia

French, L 2009, 'Poetry in motion: the short film form in Australia' in A. Sarwal and R. Sarwal (ed.) Creative Nation: Australian Cinema and Cultural Studies Reader, SSS Publications, New Delhi, India, pp. 83-98.


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Title Poetry in motion: the short film form in Australia
Author(s) French, L
Year 2009
Title of book Creative Nation: Australian Cinema and Cultural Studies Reader
Publisher SSS Publications
Place of publication New Delhi, India
Editor(s) A. Sarwal
R. Sarwal
Start page 83
End page 98
Subjects Cinema Studies
Summary Creative Nation is the first Reader on Australian Cinema and Cultural Studies published in India that introduces Australian films (historical, contemporary, art house, short, digital and documentary) as well as cultural texts (pop and hip hop, popular theatre, film music, Aboriginal songs and music, mass art, queer and photographic culture) for an international scholarship in order to broaden Australian studies in nations that have recently begun to explore this field, especially in Asia. The chapters presented in this Reader analyse dynamic subject matter such as family, moral values, cultural hybridity, Asian-Australian dialogues, gender and racial stereotypes, the representation of Australianness, Indigenous Australia, national symbols, mythology, and the representation of outback, suburban and metropolitan spaces in Australian cinema and culture in the broad context of globalization and international co-production.
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Keyword(s) screen and media culture
film and television
communication and media studies
cultural studies
ISBN 9788190228206
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