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Film as Social Practice

Taylor & Francis, Inc.

Film as Social Practice Overview

Turner provides a clear introduction to major theoretical issues in the history of film production and film studies, examining the function of film as a national cultural industry, and its place in our popular culture.

Film as Social Practice Table Of Content

List of illustrations
General editor's preface
Introduction 1
1 The feature film industry 5
2 From seventh art to social practice - a history of film studies 33
3 Film languages 51
4 Film narrative 77
5 Film audiences 111
6 Film, culture, and ideology 151
7 Applications 187
References 207
Index 215

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