Midnight Express as a Product of Hollywood Orientalism
作者: Goksu Gigi Akkan
刊名: Communication, Society and Media, 2018, Vol.1 (1)
来源数据库: Scholink
DOI: 10.22158/csm.v1n1p20
原始语种摘要: The concept of Orientalism has been a forthcoming issue in film studies, be it the (mis)representation of minority groups in Hollywood, or white - washing people of color characters in remakes of films from “the Orient”, or through a complete omission of representation of these characters. Ideology is a great aspect in shaping the views of the masses, and as they become more embedded in cultural devices such as films, the more soft power they deploy and the more problematic they become. In Foucauldian terms, knowledge about the Orient is produced through films made by the Occident, and thanks to their infinite capital and wide distribution networks, the West, particularly America, is far more successful in retaining a cross-cultural dominance through this power/knowledge structure. This...
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  • forthcoming 即将到来的
  • people 民族
  • through 经过
  • putting 生头
  • more 更多
  • become 成为
  • successful 成功的
  • issue 
  • representation 表现
  • great 大的