Faculty Profile: Bliss Cua Lim

Bliss Cua Lim

Professor, Cinema Studies Institute

Bliss Lim.Bliss Cua Lim is a Professor in the Cinema Studies Institute and earned a PhD in cinema studies from New York University.

She is the author of Translating Time: Cinema, the Fantastic and Temporal Critique and a member of the editorial collective of the journal, Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies and the advisory board for Plaridel: A Philippine Journal of Communication.

Her forthcoming book, The Archival Afterlives of Philippine Cinema, analyzes the crisis-ridden history of film archiving in the Philippines. Her work on queer temporality and Philippine folklore is published in the journal Kritika Kultura, while her analyses of Asian horror cinema appear in A Companion to Hong Kong Cinema, the journal Kritika Kultura and Red Pepper magazine. Her essays on archiving and Philippine cultural policy are anthologized in Keeping Memories: Cinema and Archiving in Southeast Asia and the Pacific as well as Beauty and Brutality: Manila, and its Global Discontents.

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