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Short biography

Professor Chris Berry teaches film at King's College London. He specializes in Chinese-language cinemas.

Major publications

  • (edited with Feii Lu) Island on the Edge: Taiwan New Cinema and After (Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press, 2005).
  • “Imagine There’s No China: Wei Te-Sheng and Taiwan’s ‘Japan Complex’,” in Taiwan Cinema, International Reception, and Social Change, edited by Chiu Kuei-fen, Ming-yeh Rawnsley, and Gary Rawnsley (London: Routledge), forthcoming.
  • “Being a Woman Documentary Maker in Taiwan: An Interview with Singing Chen and Wuna Wu,” in Female Authorship and the Documentary Image, edited by Boel Ulfsdotter and Anna Backman Rogers (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press), forthcoming.
  • “Re-writing Cinema: Markets, Languages, Cultures in Taiwan,” in Re-Writing Culture in Taiwan, ed. Shih Fang-long, Stuart Thompson, and Paul F. Tremlett (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2009), pp. 140-153.
  • “Wedding Banquet: A Family (Melodrama) Affair,” in Chinese Films in Focus: 25 New Takes (London: British Film Institute, 2003), ed. Berry, pp.183-190.
  • “Hou Hsiao-Hsien -- A Cinema of Indirectness,” Z filmtidsskrift #110 (2010, in Norwegian), 12-21,

Research interests

Film and screen-based media