Libraries and Love Stories through the Lens of Malaysian Film, Television and Novel Publishing

AHMAD KHUSAINI, Noryana and BIN DAUD, Mohd Shamsul and ABD RAHMAN, Noraini (2019) Libraries and Love Stories through the Lens of Malaysian Film, Television and Novel Publishing. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2019 - Athens, Greece - Libraries: dialogue for change in Session 259 - New Professionals with Management and Marketing.

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Abstract

Libraries and Love Stories through the Lens of Malaysian Film, Television and Novel Publishing

It is something not new that love scene is often used in any telefilm, film and novel publishing but it is considered new to discuss library and love scenes in local publishing lens. No doubt love has its own value to complement the storyline of a telefilm, film and novel regardless its real reason for marketing strategy or to reveal the real story that happened in any setting. Love scenes in local film/telefilm and novel has proven in which the real connection of library and love truly exist. This paper gives an insight on how library could be directly and indirectly connected to love in students’ campus life based on the perspective of local film production and novels scripts writing. An experience and qualified Film Director and Novelist have been interviewed to discuss this issue. Based on the interview, it was found that there are six central categories that complement the love story scene in the library based on Film Director and Novelist’s perspective. The categories include: Library, Film, Novel, Scene, Scripts and Love.

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