IIs there such a thing as World Cinema? Is it simply cinema that isn't from Hollywood? Is British or European Cinema part of World Cinema, or is World Cinema something other than our own?
These key questions are addressed in this guide, which provides teachers with a comprehensive and detailed approach to teaching World Cinema. * Investigates the concepts of World Cinema and National Cinema * Considers place of the auteur in World Cinema * Gives examples of World Cinema in their historical and cultural contexts * Discusses finance and distribution * Case studies look at Hong Kong, Scandinavia, and France, and the films C"hungking Express, Show me Love, "and "La Haine