Cinema and audience: complicit partners in creating cultural meanings

Marion Gottschalk


Through the analysis of a selection of texts, which explore the relation between films and audience, this essay strives to demonstrate that cultural meanings in film can be built and determined through the participation of the audience. This essay will also show how such participation reveals the diverse ways through which film can perform as a potential source for facilitating, or even preventing the cultural understanding among differing social groups.


Cinema; Audience; Culture; Interaction

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R. crít. cult., Universidade do Sul de Santa Catarina, Santa Catarina, ISSN 1980-6493

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