The Film Cultures Reader

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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.