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Table of Contents

  • Guest Editor's Introduction by Rolando Tolentino
  • Transnational Questing Desire in Star Cinema's Kailangan kita and Milan by Francisco Benitez
  • The Martial Art of "Cinema": Modes of Virtuosity à la Hong Kong and the Philippines by Jonathan Beller
  • The Time of Poverty and the Image of Refusal by Ryan Canlas
  • Peripheral Visionaries: Corruptive Mysticism and the Problem of Miracle by Patrick D. Flores
  • The Macho Machine: Male Sexual Commodification in Philippines Realist Film by Reuben Ramas Cañete
  • Strong(er) Women and Effete Men: Negotiating Chineseness in Philippine Cinema at a Time of Transnationalism by Richard T. Chu
  • Managing the "Moro Problem": Fractured Nation/Narration in Bagong Buwan by Gladys Nubla
  • The Social-Invisibility Narrative in Filipino-American Feature Films by Elizabeth H. Pisares
  • "Japayuki," or, Spectacles for the Transnational Middle Class by Nobue Suzuki
  • The Politics of Mirrored Metaphors: Flor Contemplacion and The Maid by Benjamin McKay
  • Feudal Desires: Sexualizing Agriculture in the Philippines Film Industry by by Alvin Yapan
  • Risk Management, Probability, and the Theory of Games in Segurista (Dead Sure) and Kubrador (The Bet Collector) by Jema Pamintuan
  • In the Womb of the Global Economy: Anak and the Construction of Transnational Imaginaries by Sarah Raymundo
  • The "Right Dissident": Liu Xiaobo and the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize by Barry Sautman and Yan Hairong