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  • Memikir Kembali Konsep Sinema Nasional

    Proses pembuatan-mitos nasionalis menurut Higson bukanlah semata-mata proses pembuatan ideologi sahaja, namun ia melibatkan satu perbezaan di antara kita dan mereka. Melalui identiti kebangsaan yang telah dibezakan, semangat kekitaan di antara dapat diwujudkan melalui sinema nasional sekaligus menunjukkan bahawa sejarah sinema nasional bukanlah terhad kepada sejarah-sejarah krisis dan konflik, namun merujuk juga kepada sejarah perlawanan dan rundingan.

  • Cinema of Boredom: A Phenomenological Critique on Cultural Industry

    By using long take, stillness, dead time, slower pace in narrative, it give times to the audience to contemplate their very existence in front of the screen. This distanciation process made famous by German playwright, Bertolt Bretcht give audience a critical space to critically evaluate the text in the film. By employing all these tactic, there is sense of time being passed in front of the audience and make the reality become more lucid and transparent.