|Image from 3 Idiots (Rajkumar Hirani, 2009), a film referred to in Ann David’s article ‘Dancing the diasporic dream? Embodied desires and the changing audiences for Bollywood film dance’
The table of contents is reproduced below. The issue includes an excellent selection of articles devoted to the topic of audience responses to screen dance, but there are also notable essays, among others, on moviegoing in the USA in the 1930s and 40s, ‘bad films’, and the reception of ‘gay movies’ in Sydney.
Special Edition: Screen Dance Audiences – why now?
- Matthew Reason and Dee Reynolds (Guest Editors – Special Edition): ‘Special Issue Introduction’
- Harmony Bench: ‘Screendance 2.0: Social Dance-Media’
- Ann David: ‘Dancing the diasporic dream? Embodied desires and the changing audiences for Bollywood film dance’
- Karen Pearlman: ‘If a dancing figure falls in the forest and nobody see her…’
- Matthew Reason: ‘Thinking about Audiences: a dance film-maker’s perspective. An interview with Alex Reuben’
- Karen Wood: ‘An investigation into audiences’ televisual experience of Strictly Come Dancing’
- Mike Chopra-Gant: ‘Dirty movies, or: why film scholars should stop worrying about Citizen Kane and learn to love bad films’
- Anouk Lang: ‘”A Dirty Little Secret”: Taste Hierarchies and Richard and Judy’s Book Club’
- Scott McKinnon: ‘Taking the Word ‘Out’ West: Movie Reception and Gay Spaces’
- Jennifer Radbourne, Katya Johanson and Hilary Glow: Empowering Audiences to Measure Quality’
- Becky Walter: The L Word fan fiction reimagining intimate partner violence’
- Sarah D. Goode: Understanding and Addressing Sexual Attraction to Children: A Study of Paedophiles in Contemporary Society. Routledge (2010).
- Pelle Snickars and Patrick Vondreau (eds.): The Youtube Reader. National Library of Sweden (2009)