The Urban Generation: Chinese Cinema and Society at the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

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"Until the early 1990s, China struggled with modernity, with one step back for every step forward. But it produced a brilliant new cinema that attracted world attention, a national cinema skeptical of China's ability to change. Since then, China has boomed, skyrocketed upward on the world scene like its new urban skyscrapers, traded in much of its 'Chineseness' for a leading role in an emerging global culture, and produced a new generation of independent, forward-looking 'urban cinema.' Including thirteen essays about film and film culture in today's China, this is the first volume to bring the newest Chinese cinema to life. It deserves to be read and then re-read."--Jerome Silbergeld, author of China into Film and Hitchcock with a Chinese Face "An essential addition to contemporary Chinese film studies, this provocative collection of essays effectively describes the significant breaks that the most recent generations of filmmakers and media artists in the PRC have made both with the tradition of Chinese filmmaking and with the acclaimed, influential 'Fifth Generation' that preceded them."--Richard Pena, Program Director, Film Society of Lincoln Center, and Professor of Film Studies, Columbia University " ... a multifaceted account of a significant, ongoing cinematic and cultural phenomenon."--IIAS Newsletter #45 Autumn 2007 "Most of the papers in THe Urban Generation were first presented at a symposium on contemporary Chinese film held at New York University in 2001... While some of the papers are studies of the work of a single director, others take a thematic approach looking at, for example, nostalgia, alienation, gender and sexuality, law and order, modernization and loss."--TImes Literary SUpplement, February 28 2008

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Since the early 1990s, as mainland China's state-owned movie studios have struggled with financial and ideological constraints, an exciting alternative cinema has developed. Dubbed the "Urban Generation," this new cinema is driven by young filmmakers who emerged in the shadow of the events at Tiananmen Square in 1989. What unites diverse directors under the "Urban Generation" rubric is their creative engagement with the wrenching economic and social transformations underway in China. Urban Generation filmmakers are vanguard interpreters of the confusion and anxiety triggered by the massive urbanization of contemporary China. This collection brings together some of the most recent original research on this emerging cinema and its relationship to Chinese society. Scholars analyze the historical and social conditions that gave rise to the Urban Generation, its aesthetic uniqueness, and its ambivalent relationship to China's mainstream film industry and the international film market. The contributors focus attention on the Urban Generation cinema's sense of social urgency, its documentary impulses, and its representations of gender and sexuality. They highlight the characters who populate this new urban cinema - ordinary and marginalized city dwellers including aimless bohemians, petty thieves, prostitutes, police officers, postal workers, taxi drivers, migrant workers - and the fact that these "floating urban subjects" are often portrayed by non-professional actors. Some contributors concentrate on specific films or filmmakers; others survey broader concerns. Together the twelve essays in this collection give a multifaceted account of a significant, ongoing cinematic and cultural phenomenon.

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