Cinema halls, locality and urban life

@article{Srinivas2010CinemaHL,
  title={Cinema halls, locality and urban life},
  author={Lakshmi Srinivas},
  journal={Ethnography},
  year={2010},
  volume={11},
  pages={189 - 205}
}
■ Drawing on ethnographic field research in Bangalore, a multi-ethnic, multi-lingual city in South India, this article explores the relationship between cinema and the city and the significance of the urban setting for the cinema experience, for moviegoers and film business insiders. Contrary to received understandings of cinema as a universal and placeless experience, interviews with audiences, filmmakers, distributors and exhibitors reveal that locality is important for the framing and… 
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