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The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology, 2023, 5(2); doi: 10.25236/FSST.2023.050202.

From Mainstream Film to New Mainstream Film: An Analysis on the Development of New Mainstream Film


Sun Jiayi

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Sun Jiayi

Visual Communication, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, Wuhan, China


The social mainstream values embody in and give birth to mainstream film. Consequently, plenty of excellent films have come out, which focus on mainstream values. In the past decade, with the rapid development of new media technology and rich achievements in the construction of socialist spiritual civilization, Chinese films have gradually entered to the new era, in which plentiful New Mainstream Films have been put onto screen. By analyzing China's mainstream films in the past decade and New Mainstream Films in recent years, this thesis introduces a study of the basic drive for film composition and development of domestic mainstream films in the past ten years, and briefly predicts the trend of mainstream films in the future, aiming to provide reference for the interpretation and promotion of New Mainstream Films market. 


New Mainstream Film, Mainstream Values, Chinese Film

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Sun Jiayi. From Mainstream Film to New Mainstream Film: An Analysis on the Development of New Mainstream Film. The Frontiers of Society, Science and Technology (2023) Vol. 5, Issue 2: 9-13. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSST.2023.050202.


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