Negotiating Colonial Korean Cinema in the Japanese Empire: From the Silent Era to the Talkies, 1923-1939

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Chonghwa Chung;
  • Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
  • Journal: Cross-Currents: East Asian History and Culture Review (issn: 2158-9666, eissn: 2158-9674)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: Korean cinema | Japanese cinema | Japanese empire | transcolonialism | film studies | History of Asia | DS1-937

This article examines what I call a “system of cooperation” (K. hyŏp’ŏp, J. kyōgyō, 協業) in the colonial Korean film industry from 1923, when silent films appeared, to the late 1930s, when colonial cinema was restructured within an imperial wartime system. In other words... View more
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