A Critical Analysis of Cross-Generational Feminism of Female Asian Filmmakers


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A Critical Analysis of Cross-Generational Feminism of Female Asian Filmmakers
This film study will analyze the cross-generational aspects of Asian filmmakers that involve women directing films with a feminist perspective. Peng Xiaolian, Lee Suk-Gyung, Liu Jiayin, Yue-Qing Yang, and Li Yu are five feminist filmmakers that all tell differing stories about women’s experiences in a patriarchal society. While many of these views vary from lesbianism to the everyday lifestyles of women at the margins, the cross-generational necessity of these female perspectives shed light on the problems of patriarchal authority that critics often uncover in Asian film studies.
In Chinese film history, there is often the problem of categorical critical...
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