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> I've been reading this discussion for some time now, and political correctness
> might vindicate me in being anti-American *or* anti-Eurocentric. That aside, I
> would point out New Zealand film and television has a distinctive sense of
> that fits, and opposes, neither polarity. Nor are we part of Asia, nor are we
> third world country. New Zealand films include several winners at Cannes,
> nearly a best film Oscar, and are popular, financially viable and stand up
> extremely well to academic criticism.
        When I proposed Third Cinema, it was just an example of an
alternative to EuroAmerican film.  Just an example, not an exclusionary
practice.  Of course let's talk about Asia and about New Zealand.
        Who's gonna start?
        Gloria Monti