China’s cultural heritage saves the world: Narrative functions of Chinese ideology in contemporary Hollywood sci-fi films

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Abstract

This paper argues that in the world of post-2016 Hollywood science fiction, China is presented as the savior of the world through the spread of its cultural heritage rather than by applying its advanced technologies. In these global disaster Sci-Fi films, the concepts of filial piety, collectivism, and the Confucius notion of harmony both directly and indirectly guide characters and nations to make world saving decisions.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2022
EventIAMCR 2022 Special Session on “Communication, Cultural Heritage and Community Building” - Online
Duration: 11 Jul 202215 Jul 2022

Conference

ConferenceIAMCR 2022 Special Session on “Communication, Cultural Heritage and Community Building”
Period11/07/2215/07/22

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