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
- film Industries
- meanings and pleasures
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.