1st Edition

The Film Cultures Reader

Edited By

Graeme Turner

ISBN 9780415252829
Published December 28, 2001 by Routledge
544 Pages

USD $44.95

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Book Description

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.