Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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978-1-5381-2061-3 • Hardback • January 2020 • $161.00 • (£125.00)
978-1-5381-2062-0 • eBook • January 2020 • $145.00 • (£112.00)
Lisa Odham Stokes is Professor Emeritus of Humanities and Film Studies at Seminole State College in Central Florida, US; in an inter-disciplinary field, her study and publications have been inter-disciplinary. She is co-author (with Michael Hoover) of City on Fire: Hong KongCinema (1999; rpt. 2001) and author of Peter Ho-Sun Chan’s “He’s a Woman, She’s a Man” (2009). She has travelled extensively in China and Hong Kong, presenting papers at film conferences, and she has published numerous articles on film, literature and popular culture with a special interest in Chinese cinemas. She has been part of the selection process for the Florida Film Festival for more than 20 years. Her novel Catz, A Love Story appears under the pseudonym Lisa Tyler.
Rachel Braaten is a Humanities and Film Studies professor at Seminole State College of Florida. In addition to teaching, she has worked on the production side of the film and television industries, and has been a programmer for the Florida Film Festival, serving on the international features and documentary film committees. Her travels to Hong Kong, have inspired her teaching and writing about the Hong Kong Cinema film genre.
Contributors: Albert Valentin, Jean Lukitsh. Michael Hoover, and Tyler Stokes
The second edition of the Historical Dictionary of Hong Kong Cinema is both an important work of dedication and an important contribution to exploring and recognizing a very distinct cinematic tradition that has every right to stand in the same rank as other national cinemas.— Film International