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Film Consumers in the Country: The Culture and Business of Small-Town and Rural Cinemagoing in the Netherlands

Judith Thissen

Judith Thissen is Associate Professor of Film History at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. She has published widely on the subject of film culture, cinema audiences and social history in international journals and numerous anthologies. She is the co-editor of Contemporary Culture: New Perspectives on Arts and Humanities Research (2013). In 2011, she launched with Frank Kessler a series of workshops devoted to Comparative Cinema History, focussing in particular on Europe. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema Beyond the City : Small-Town and Rural Film Culture in Europe

British Film Institute, 2016

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... notably a rise in youth wages, an influx of Belgian refugees and a shortage of coal, which prompted the Dutch to seek entertainment outside their cold homes.André van der Velden and Judith Thissen, ‘Spectacles of Conspicuous Consumption:...

Introduction: A New Approach to European Cinema History

Judith Thissen

Judith Thissen is Associate Professor of Film History at Utrecht University, the Netherlands. She has published widely on the subject of film culture, cinema audiences and social history in international journals and numerous anthologies. She is the co-editor of Contemporary Culture: New Perspectives on Arts and Humanities Research (2013). In 2011, she launched with Frank Kessler a series of workshops devoted to Comparative Cinema History, focussing in particular on Europe. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema Beyond the City : Small-Town and Rural Film Culture in Europe

British Film Institute, 2016

Book chapter

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... Like Jernudd and Lundmark, Thissen’s contribution uses a combination of metalevel and micro-level analysis to shed light on the geographical differences in cinema provision and film culture in the Netherlands, not only between big cities,...

Film Culture and the Catholic Milieu in the Münsterland: Billerbeck and Telgte in the 1950s

Cinema Beyond the City : Small-Town and Rural Film Culture in Europe

British Film Institute, 2016

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... some inhabitants of the Münsterland travelled as far as the Oldenburg area, a predominantly Protestant region around 160 kilometres north of Münster, to see The Sinner.Judith Protze, Oldenburger Lichtspiele. Film- und Kinogeschichten der...

Le Pestel in Die (Drôme): Quality Cinema in a Semi-Rural Setting

Cinema Beyond the City : Small-Town and Rural Film Culture in Europe

British Film Institute, 2016

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...Over the past decades, cinemagoing in France has become once again a predominantly urban leisure activity, concentrated in agglomerations of more than 100,000 inhabitants. This study is primarily based on a series of interviews conducted...

Cinema and Social Life in the Rural Gironde: Insights from an Oral History Project

Cinema Beyond the City : Small-Town and Rural Film Culture in Europe

British Film Institute, 2016

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...After the invention of Lumière’s cinematograph, it wasn’t long before travelling showmen arrived with their projector and a set of films in the many towns and villages of rural France. As elsewhere in Europe, the early days of film...

Far from Swinging London: Memories of Non-Urban Cinemagoing in 1960s Britain

Matthew Jones

Matthew Jones is Associate Professor in Film Studies at De Montfort University, UK. He has published widely on mid-century cinema audiences and science fiction film and television. He is the co-editor of Time Travel in Popular Media: Essays on Film, Television, Literature and Video Games (2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cinema Beyond the City : Small-Town and Rural Film Culture in Europe

British Film Institute, 2016

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...While British film production flourished during the 1960s, with both the gritty ‘kitchen sink’ dramas and the hedonistic ‘swinging London’ films drawing critical praise, film exhibition in the United Kingdom continued its steady decline...

Cinema in the ‘Fog City’: Film Exhibition and Sociogeography in Flanders

Cinema Beyond the City : Small-Town and Rural Film Culture in Europe

British Film Institute, 2016

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...At the beginning of the twentieth century, Belgium was considered to be the fifth most highly industrialised nation in the world, enjoying an open, export-driven and expansive economy. Next to its location in between some of the most...

Film Education, Technology and Popular Culture: Community Cinema in Rural Areas of the United Kingdom

Cinema Beyond the City : Small-Town and Rural Film Culture in Europe

British Film Institute, 2016

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...This chapter examines the cycles of expansion and contraction of volunteer-led, noncommercial exhibition (community cinema) in regional and rural areas of the UK in the period since World War II. Community cinemas often function to fill...

Catholic Cinephilia in the Countryside: The Jeunesse Agricole Chrétienne and the Formation of Rural Audiences in 1950s France

Cinema Beyond the City : Small-Town and Rural Film Culture in Europe

British Film Institute, 2016

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... thank its organisers: Laurent Jullier, Jean-Marc Leveratto and Geneviève Sellier. I am also grateful to Judith Thissen for her help and advice during the writing of this article. This chapter draws on a paper presented in January 2014...

Cinemagoing in Sweden in the 1940s: Civil Society Organisations and the Expansion of Rural Film Exhibition

Cinema Beyond the City : Small-Town and Rural Film Culture in Europe

British Film Institute, 2016

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...During World War II, Swedes indulged in public amusements like never before and going to the movies topped the list of preferred outings. In a time of military mobilisation and scarcity of goods, cinema attendance soared, the number...