Cinemas of the World: Film and Society from 1895 to the Present

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The cinema has been the pre-eminent popular art form of the 20th century. In Cinemas of the World , James Chapman examines the relationship between film and society in the modern world: film as entertainment medium, film as a reflection of national cultures and preoccupations, film as an instrument of propaganda. He also explores two interrelated issues that have recurred throughout the history of cinema: the economic and cultural hegemony of Hollywood on the one hand, and, on the other, the attempts of film-makers ...

Cinemas of the World: Film and Society from 1895 to the Present 2004, Reaktion Books

ISBN-13: 9781861892287

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Cinemas of the World: Film and Society from 1895 to the Present 2004, Reaktion Books

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