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    Japanese documentary filmmaker Haneda Sumiko: authorship, representation and gender discourses

    González-López, Irene and Centeno Martin, Marcos Pablo and Armendariz-Hernandez, Alejandra (2023) Japanese documentary filmmaker Haneda Sumiko: authorship, representation and gender discourses. In: Chan, F. and Elliot, F. and Willis, A. (eds.) Women in East Asian Cinema. Gender Representations, Creative Labour and Global Histories. Edinburgh, UK: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 107-123. ISBN 9781399504928. (In Press)

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    This chapter examines the work of Haneda Sumiko (1926-) one of the pioneering and most prolific documentary filmmakers in post-war Japan. Haneda´s filmmaking career started in the 1950s when she joined Iwanami Productions to make educational films and PR documentaries. She directed her first film in Iwanami in 1957, went freelance in the 1980s and have been making documentaries until recent years. The chapter explores Haneda´s early career, her authorship as woman filmmaker, and the discourses surrounding the reception of her films in recent years.


    Item Type: Book Section
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): Japanese Cinema, Documentary, Women Filmmakers, Haneda Sumiko
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Creative Arts, Culture and Communication
    Depositing User: Irene Gonzalez Lopez
    Date Deposited: 22 Nov 2023 13:44
    Last Modified: 22 Nov 2023 20:00


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