Includes bibliographical references ( p. -220) and index.
Introduction: Cultural identity in discourse -- A crisis of representation -- Cinematic arts before the 2001 Broadcasting Services Act: two decades of trying to build a nation -- Authorship and identities: what makes a film "local"? -- Changing the channel: using the foreign to critique the local -- Power, citizenship, and local content: a critical reading of the Broadcasting Services Act -- Language as a form of social change: public debate in local languages -- Conclusion: Possibilities for democratic change.
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