The Film Cultures Reader: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Film Cultures Reader

1st Edition

Edited by Graeme Turner


544 pages

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Paperback: 9780415252829
pub: 2001-12-13
Hardback: 9780415252812
pub: 2001-12-13
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The Film Cultures Reader brings together key writings on contemporary cinema by leading authors in cinema and cultural studies. It focuses on film as a social and cultural practice, and on the relationship between cinema and popular culture. The Reader is divided into six thematic sections:

  • understanding film
  • technology
  • film Industries
  • meanings and pleasures
  • identities
  • audiences
  • consumption.

The perfect companion to Film as Social Practics, key features of the Reader include the editor's introduction to each thematic section, the focus on contemporary popular cinema and a comprehensive bibliography and resource information.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies