Journal Category: IAFOR Journal of Media Communication & Film

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Mapping Nichols’ Modes in Documentary Film – Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry and Helvetica

Authors: Barry Natusch, Nihon University, Japan Beryl Hawkins, Temple University, Japan Published: July 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.07 Citation: Natusch, B., & Hawkins, B. (2014). Mapping Nichols’ Modes in Documentary Film – Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry and Helvetica. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.07 Abstract Bill Nichols’ “modes” theory of classifying documentary films by describing

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Emotional Realism and Actuality: The Function of Prosumer Aesthetics in Film

Author: Celia Lam, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Australia Published: July 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.06 Citation: Lam, C. (2014). Emotional Realism and Actuality: The Function of Prosumer Aesthetics in Film. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.06 Abstract Current trends in film and television production styles have favoured the use of aesthetics associated with

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Sandhya Suri’s I for India: Documenting Transnational Subjectivity

Author: Robert Cross, Doshisha University, Japan Published: July 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.05 Citation: Cross, R. (2014). Sandhya Suri’s I for India: Documenting Transnational Subjectivity. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.05 Abstract Documentary filmmaker Sandhya Suri’s I for India (2005) is a compilation film that presents and interprets her father’s experience of migrating from India

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Reconfiguring India: Narrating the Nation through Great Men Biopics

Author: Preeti Kumar, St. Teresa’s College, India Published: July 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.04 Citation: Kumar, P. (2014). Reconfiguring India: Narrating the Nation through Great Men Biopics. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.04 Abstract Cinema plays a pivotal role in the negotiation and construction of national identity, selectively appropriating history, attempting to forge a sense

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Documentary Film Rhetoric: Saving Face and the Public Sphere

Author: Vincent Piturro, Metropolitan State University of Denver, United States of America Published: July 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.03 Citation: Piturro, V. (2014). Documentary Film Rhetoric: Saving Face and the Public Sphere. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.03 Abstract This paper will discuss the 2012 Academy Award-winning short documentary Saving Face and the social action

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Tamaash: Interview with Satyanshu and Devanshu Singh

Author: James Rowlins, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore Published: July 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.02 Citation: Rowlins, J. (2014). Tamaash: Interview with Satyanshu and Devanshu Singh. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.02 Abstract Satyanshu and Devanshu Singh’s film Tamaash was awarded first place in the IAFOR FilmAsia Open Film Competition 2013 in the

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The Man Who Fed His Shadow: Interview with Mario Garefo

Author: James Rowlins, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore Published: July 2014 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.01 Citation: Rowlins, J. (2014). The Man Who Fed His Shadow: Interview with Mario Garefo. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 2(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1.01 Abstract Mario Garefo’s film The Man Who Fed His Shadow was awarded first place in the IAFOR FilmAsia

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Social Media Empowerment: How Social Media Helps to Boost Women Entrepreneurship in Indonesian Urban Areas

Authors: Ezmieralda Melissa, Anis Hamidati & Muninggar Sri Hamidati, Swiss German University, Indonesia Published: August 2013 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1.06 Citation: Melissa, E., Hamidati, A., & Hamidati, M. S. (2013). Social Media Empowerment: How Social Media Helps to Boost Women Entrepreneurship in Indonesian Urban Areas. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1.06 Abstract In Indonesia, there

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Looking Back at Malaysia’s GE2008: An Internet Election and Its Democratic Aftermath

Authors: Sara Chinnasamy & Mary Griffiths, University of Adelaide, Australia Published: August 2013 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1.05 Citation: Chinnasamy, S., & Griffiths, M. (2013). Looking Back at Malaysia’s GE2008: An Internet Election and Its Democratic Aftermath. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1.05 Abstract Prior to 2008, alternative news sources were already established and exerted influence

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Interrupted Social Peace: Hate Speech in Turkish Media

Author: H. Esra Arcan, Istanbul University, Turkey Published: August 2013 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1.04 Citation: Arcan, E. H. (2013). Interrupted Social Peace: Hate Speech in Turkish Media. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1.04 Abstract Hate speech can play a key role in interrupting social peace. Recent studies have shown that the number of headlines and

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What’s Goin’ on in the Back Streets? Patriarchal and Authoritarian Mentality in Contemporary Turkish Cinema

Author: Murat İri, Istanbul University, Turkey Published: August 2013 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1.03 Citation: İri, M. (2013). What’s Goin’ on in the Back Streets? Patriarchal and Authoritarian Mentality in Contemporary Turkish Cinema. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1.03 Abstract This article analyses the popular contemporary Turkish films Çakal, Ejder Kapani, Kara Köpekler Havlarken and Bornova

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On What Was, and What Remains: Palestinian Cinema and the Film Archive

Author: Hend Alawadhi, University of Rochester, United States of America Published: August 2013 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1.02 Citation: Alawadhi, H. (2013). On What Was, and What Remains: Palestinian Cinema and the Film Archive. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1.02 Abstract Palestinian cinema is intricately tied to the memory of a pre-1948 Palestine and the desire

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Interview with Anshul Tiwari

Author: James Rowlins, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore Published: August 2013 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1.01 Citation: Rowlins, J. (2013). Interview with Anshul Tiwari. IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film, 1(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1.01 Abstract Anshul Tiwari’s film Rosario was awarded first prize in the IAFOR FilmAsia Open Film Competition 2012 in the under twenty minutes documentary category.

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IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 3 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 3 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr James Rowlins Published: June 2016 ISSN: 2187-0667 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.3.1 Articles Interview with Martin Wood: A Filmmaker’s Journey into Research James Rowlins, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore Theorizing Subjectivity and Community Through Film Jakub Morawski, The University of Hong Kong, Hong

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IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 2 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 2 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr James Rowlins Published: July 2014 ISSN: 2187-0667 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.2.1 Articles The Man Who Fed His Shadow: Interview with Mario Garefo James Rowlins, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore Tamaash: Interview with Satyanshu and Devanshu Singh James Rowlins, Singapore University of Technology

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IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 1 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film: Volume 1 – Issue 1 Editor: Dr James Rowlins Published: August 2013 ISSN: 2187-0667 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijmcf.1.1 Articles Interview with Anshul Tiwari James Rowlins, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore On What Was, and What Remains: Palestinian Cinema and the Film Archive Hend Alawadhi, University of Rochester, United States

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Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement The IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film fully recognises that the publication of an article in a peer-reviewed journal is an essential building block in the development of a coherent and respected network of knowledge. The journal is committed to the high ethical standards set forth in the Code

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Manuscript Submission Form

Abstract submissions to the IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film are now closed. Submissions for Volume 7 Issue 1 will open in late Autumn, 2019 Reminders Before submission, please ensure that you are aware of the following: If a submission is out of scope, does not meet academic standards or does not follow the

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Editors

Editor: Dr Celia Lam University of Nottingham Ningbo, China Celia Lam is an Assistant Professor at the University of Nottingham Ningbo, China. She received a BMedia from the Macquarie University, Sydney and subsequently a PhD from the University of Sydney, Australia. Her research focuses on the cultural and aesthetic impact of digital technologies on media

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About the Journal

Aims & Scope The IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film publishes scholarship exploring the relationship between society, film and media including new and digital media. IJMCF publishes articles adapted from presentations given at The Asian Conference on Media & Mass Communication and The Asian Conference on Film & Documentary, but articles from other sources

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IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film

Editor: Dr Celia Lam ISSN: 2187-0667 Contact: ijmcf@iafor.org The IAFOR Journal of Media, Communication & Film is an internationally reviewed and editorially independent interdisciplinary journal associated with IAFOR’s international conferences on media, communication and film. Like all IAFOR publications, it is freely available to read online, and is free of publication fees for authors. The