Chinese Cinemas

Berry, Chris and Mary Farquhar (2006) China on Screen: Cinema and Nation. New York: Columbia UP.
Chow, Rey (2007) Sentimental Fabulations, Contemporary Chinese Films: Attachment in the Age of Global Visibility. New York: Columbia UP.
Khoo, Olivia, and Sean Metzger (eds.) (2009) Futures of Chinese Cinema: Technologies and Temporalities in Chinese Screen Cultures. Bristol: Intellect.
Lim, Song Hwee, and Ward, Julian (eds.) (2011) The Chinese Cinema Book. London: BFI, and Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.
Shih, Shu-mei (2007) Visuality and Identity: Sinophone Articulations across the Pacific. Berkeley: University of California Press.
Tan, See-kam, Peter X Feng and Gina Marchetti (eds.) (2009) Chinese Connections: Critical Perspectives on Film, Identity, and Diaspora. Philadelphia: Temple UP.
Zhang, Yingjin (2004) Chinese National Cinema. New York: Routledge.

Film Industry, Production and Consumption

Davis, Darrell William and Yeh, Emilie Yueh-yu (2008) East Asian Screen Industries. London: BFI.
Geuens, Jean-Pierre (2000) Film Production Theory. Albany: State University of New York Press.
Harbord, Janet (2002) Film Cultures. London: Sage.
Hark, Ina Rae (ed.) (2002) Exhibition: The Film Reader. London: Routledge. Jancovich, Mark, and Faire, Lucy, with Sarah Stubbings (2003) The Place of the Audience: Cultural Geographies of Film Consumption. London: BFI. Kerrigan, Finola (2010) Film Marketing. Oxford: Elsevier.
Yau, Shuk-ting, Kinnia (2010) Japanese and Hong Kong Film Industries: Understanding the Origins of East Asian Film Networks. Abingdon: Routledge.


Chen, Kuan-hsing (2010) Asia as Method: Toward De-Imperialization. Durham: Duke UP.
Gries, Peter Hays, and Rosen, Stanley (eds.) (2004) State and Society in 21st- century China: Crisis, Contention and Legitimation. New York: RoutledgeCurzon.
Kurlantzick, Joshua (2007) Charm Offensive: How China’s Soft Power is Transforming the World. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Nye, Joseph S., Jr. (2004) Soft Power: The Means to Success in World Politics. New York: Public Affairs.
Wang, Jian (ed.) (2011) Soft Power in China: Public Diplomacy through Communication. Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan.

Selected publications of network partners

Bloom, Michelle (2009) “Transnational Chinese Cinema with a French Twist: Emily Tang Xiaobai’s Conjugation and Jia Zhangke’s The World as Sinofrench Films.” Modern Chinese Literature and Culture 21 (2): 198-245.
Chan, Brenda (2009) “Gender and Class in the Singaporean Film 881.” Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media 51.
Chan, Kenneth (2009) Remade in Hollywood: The Global Chinese Presence in Transnational Cinemas. Hong Kong: Hong Kong UP.
Khoo, Gaik Cheng (2007). “Just-Do-It-(Yourself): Independent Filmmaking in Malaysia”. Inter-Asia Cultural Studies 8 (2): 227-247.
Kloet, Jeroen de (2009) “The Aesthetics of Demolition, Decay and Disposability.” In Sukhdev Sandhu (ed.) Leaving The Factory: Wang Bing’s Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks. New York: Texte und Tone.
Lim, Kien Ket (forthcoming) “Becoming Noir.” Lust/Caution: Eileen Chang and Ang Lee. Eds. Hsiao-yen Peng and Whitney Crothers Dilley. Abingdon: Routledge.
Lim, Song Hwee (2008) “15: The Singapore Failure Story, ‘Slanged Up’”, in Chris Berry (ed.), Chinese Films in Focus II, Basingstoke, Hampshire: Palgrave Macmillan, and London: BFI Publishing, pp. 9-16.

Other relevant publications

Journal of Chinese Cinemas