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The editors of the media studies journal Post Script are pleased to announce the Fall 1999 publication of a special issue (Vol. 19, No. 1) devoted to Hong Kong cinema. The issue contains essays on topics of both historical and contemporary relevance; these include considerations of current production, distribution, and marketing trends within the SAR movie industry, discussions of the multiple global audiences for Hong Kong movies, analyses of thematic and stylistic issues raised by recent films and filmmakers, and historiographical critiques of significant artistic, social, and political trends. Guest Editor: Steve Fore, School of Creative Media, City University of Hong Kong Post Script General Editors: Gerald Duchovnay, Department of Literature and Languages, Texas A&M University-Commerce; and J.P. Telotte, Georgia Institute of Technology Table of Contents: Steve Fore, "Introduction: Hong Kong Movies, Critical Time Warps, and Shapes of Things to Come" Cheuk Pak-Tong (Hong Kong Baptist University), "The Beginning of the Hong Kong New Wave: The Interactive Relationship Between Television and the Film Industry" Michael Curtin (Indiana University-Bloomington), "Industry on Fire: The Cultural Economy of Hong Kong Media" Amelie Hastie (University of California-Santa Cruz), "Fashion, Femininity, and Historical Design: The Visual Texture of Three Hong Kong Films" Anne T. Ciecko and Sheldon H. Lu (University of Pittsburgh), "The Heroic Trio: Anita Mui, Maggie Cheung, Michelle Yeoh--Self-Reflexivity and the Globalization of the Hong Kong Action Heroine" Cindy Hing-Yuk Wong (CUNY-Staten Island), "Cities, Cultures and Cassettes: Hong Kong Cinema and Transnational Audiences" Hector Rodriguez (City University of Hong Kong), "Organizational Hegemony in the Hong Kong Cinema" Yeh Yueh Yu (Hong Kong Baptist University), "A Life of Its Own: Musical Discourses in Wong Kar-Wai's Films" Inquiries concerning bulk orders of the issue for classroom use, individual copies, and Post Script subscriptions should be directed to: Gerald Duchovnay, Head and Professor Dept. of Literature and Languages Texas A&M University-Commerce Commerce, Texas 75429 USA (903) 886-5260 FAX 903 886-5980 email: [log in to unmask] Inquiries concerning editorial content may be directed to: Steve Fore School of Creative Media City University of Hong Kong 83 Tat Chee Avenue Kowloon Tong, Kowloon Hong Kong (852) 2788 8156 email: [log in to unmask] ---- Online resources for film/TV studies may be found at ScreenSite http://www.tcf.ua.edu/ScreenSite