Talking about the Book : Celluloid Colony September 18, 2022 12:23

Join Sandeep Ray, author of Celluloid Colony: Locating History and Ethnography in Early Dutch Colonial Films of Indonesia,  in discussion with Indonesian film scholar Thomas Barker and Indonesian film archivist Lisabona Rahman, moderated by NUS Press Director Peter Schoppert.

How can colonial propaganda or missionary films be used as primary sources for historical or anthropological research? What does one need to know about the circumstances of their production in order to read them better? What distinguishes Dutch colonial film from its British counterpart?

Watch the video for your special 20% discount code (good till end September 2022). (Yes, you can fast forward...but you will be missing a very nice conversation.)