The Role of Chinese-Indonesians in Indonesian National Cinema

Sutandio, Anton (2019) The Role of Chinese-Indonesians in Indonesian National Cinema. In: China-Indonesia People-to-People Exchange Development Forum (2019), 21-23 November, 2019, Wuhan.

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This article explores the role of Chinese-Indonesian in the history of Indonesian National Cinema that began before Indonesia as a nation existed. Amidst the hardship due to the prevailing discrimination against them,Chinese-Indonesians play an important role in the development of the national cinema. This article will apply historical approach to reveal this role and as an addition, the state-centered approach is used to discuss the discrimination experienced by Chinese-Indonesians. This findings show that despite the ongoing discrimination and hardship, Chinese-Indonesians manage to maintain their important role in the growth of national cinema. The recent development shows that after having little or no place on screen, the role of Chinese-Indonesians as artists begins to re-appear on screen as part of the multiethnical face of Indonesia.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Chinese-Indonesians, National cinema, historical approach, state-centered approach
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
Depositing User: Perpustakaan Maranatha
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2019 05:37
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2019 05:37

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