>Participations: screen dance, moviegoing in the 1930s and 40s, and the reception of gay films


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’

Film Studies For Free is happy to announce that a new issue of Participations, a journal devoted to developing the broad field of study of cultural and media audiences, is now available online.

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.

Particip@tions: Volume 7, Issue 2 (November 2010)

Special Edition: Screen Dance Audiences – why now?




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