The Film Cultures Reader

Edited by Graeme Turner

© 2001 – Routledge

544 pages

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Paperback: 9780415252829
pub: 2001-12-13
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About the Book

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:
PER004000
PERFORMING ARTS / Film & Video / General
SOC052000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Media Studies