Week 2 Notes 10/6/2015
Week 2 Notes 10/6/2015 KRN 151
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Arrival of Film amp Colonial Film Culture 1062015 Korean Film Culture ProductiongtTextgtReception O 1 Industries filmmakers policies 0 2 narratives motifs styles 0 3 Fans audiences tastes etc Korean cinema as a global cinema 9 Running Man 2013 Fox International 0 Korean Film Mgeographically confined Korean Cinema Today Secret Reunion 2010Review 0 South Korean Film Industry 0 one for the most productive successful film industries the rise of S Korean cinemassince the mid1990s o the language of quotblock busters o ambivalent relationship wHollywood 0 Subject Matters History Trauma Race amp Gender o increasing cultural representation of North Korea 0 block bustersgtShiri Joint Security Area Welcome to DonglVIakgol 0 Action thrillers comedies 0 Secret Reunionaddresses S Korea s social issues Sworn Brothers Secret Reunion 2010 History 0 1The partitioning of Korea 0 2 The globalization Nation o A ethnicity IVIinjokKorean nationethnic homogeneity o B a shared bloodlinequotpurityquot I a belief that all Koreans are descendants of the Han minjokrace Identity divided nationinflux of foreign migrants amp national identity Family a basic social unit pseudofamilies quotSworn Brothers absence of female voice presence brotherhood O O O o quotKoreanman s burden The Arrival of Film amp Colonial Film Culture The turn of the 20th century early colonial period 9 the Korean empire Daehanjehuk 18971910 a colonial Period 19101945 Origins of Cinema 0 Film Begins 1895 o Lumiere Brothers France Cinemtographic 0 Thomas Edison US Kinetoscope o quotCinemaKinema movement 0 moving picture motion picture film 0 Arrival of film to Korea unknown 1897 1902 Imperial Wars Modernization amp the end of Joseon Dynasty 18921897 Imperial Threats amp Korea s isolation policy 9 Kangwha Treaty 1876 unequal treaty wJapan O The treaty of Friendship unequal treaty wUS 1881 o Tonghak study of the East Peasant Rebellion 1894 o antigovernment antifeudal and antiforeign uprising o SinoJapanese War 0 a war between China s Qing Dynasty ampJapan a Korean Empire 18971910 0 the culmination of Korea s belated modernization efforts 0 end of the traditional feudal system 0 end of hierarchical caste society 0 a modern sovereign country 0 RussoJapanese 19041905 0 Protectorate Treaty 1905 o Japan s colonization of Korea 1910 Early Film Culture 19105 Arrival of moving pictureno official record 9 screenings at private settings hotels residences etc Slow development of film culture in Korea 0 a isolation policy 9 b cultural reasons no permanent indoor theater 0 imperial aggression O clashes between tradition amp modern Social Condemnations Film as a threat to tradition O Hanseong Electronic Company 1898 0 First company screeninggt1903 promotional event established the first streetcar in Asia 9 Origin of Commercial Fllm exhibition 0 Henry Collbran amp Hanseong Electric Co 1903 Korean Film Culture amp Hollywood Becoming a Mass entertainment 1910s 0 The absence of local film industry 0 the dominance of Hollywood Film Culture without a Korean film 9 Flrst Korean filmgtnot until the early 1920s 0 due to delayed modernization a being a colony o the slow industrialization of film culture 0 the lack of performing arts stage dramas stuck with tradition 0 Still popular modern entertainment with a major growth since the late 1910s Travelogues amp Korea The Hermit Kingdom traveloguesgttravel literature 0 Burton Holmes 18701958 a coined the term quottraveloguesquot trave lectures o Travels toJapan and Korea 1982 0 then to Korea again in 1901 o Lectures on Korea 19011902 19221923 0 JapanKorea1912 o The travelogues featuring Korea 0 When were these shot 0 how are Korea Korean people represented 0 Who were the audience 0 Where do they take us to Screening on Sweet Dream The Deathly Lullaby 1936 discovered in China in 2006 modern experiences traces of colonial occupation 9 9 9 new woman modern girlhow was this figure represented