Category: Film History


The DAU Project: History of One of Russia’s Biggest and Most Controversial Film Production

The DAU project was a unique and colossal film experiment that lasted for several years and employed hundreds of people. Back in 2005 it was conceived as a conventional biopic of Soviet scientist Lev Landau, however, quite soon the idea transformed dramatically. After the production settled in Kharkiv, Ukraine, the director Ilya Khrzhanovsky constructed a


Reconstruction of Colonial Experience of Cinema Culture under Indigenous Governance Policy in Taiwan of the Japanese Colonial Period

In early times of the Japanese Colonial Period in Taiwan, in order to effectively control the Indigenous peoples and develop the mountains and forests, the Japanese adopted the governance strategy with both suppression and cultivation. In the governance measures of suppression and cultivation by the colonial government, the new medium introduced at the time, cinema,


The Journey of Deterrent Cinema: Retracing Film Activities with Aboriginal Tourism Policy in the Japanese Colonial Period in Taiwan

Upon Aboriginal Tourism Policy of Colonial Government in the Japanese Colonial Period, this study reviewed the aboriginals’ film culture experience when the cinema was introduced in Taiwan in early times and the cultivation on the aboriginals of the colonialists by tourism activities and cinema promotion in order to recognize the aboriginals’ early film experience and