Globalization and Cultural Narcissism: Note On Bollywood Cinema
Abstract:To understand the emergence and popularity of Bollywood cinema, one has to situate it in the larger context of Indian social and political developments. Concomitantly, the emergence of Bollywood sheds light on a set of political issues that is vital to contemporary Indian life.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: March 1, 2004
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- Asian Cinema is a seminal journal, which has been published since 1995 by the Asian Cinema Studies Society under the stewardship of Professor John Lent. From 2012 Asian Cinema will be published by Intellect as part of our Film Studies journal portfolio. The journal currently publishes a variety of scholarly material - including research articles, interviews, book and film reviews and bibliographies - on all forms and aspects of Asian cinema. The journal's broad aim is to advance understanding and knowledge of the rich traditions of the various Asian cinemas, thereby making an invaluable contribution to the field of Film Studies in general.
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