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Cinema Beyond Territory

Inflight Entertainment in Global Context

Authors:

  • First critical study of inflight entertainment as a cultural phenomenon

  • Opens up new directions in many different areas of study, including cinema studies, cultural history, cultural geography and media studies

  • Illustrated with rare archival images

Part of the book series: Cultural Histories of Cinema (CHOC)

About this book

In this groundbreaking exploration of in-flight cinema, Stephen Groening traces the history of this transnational cinematic practice. At once a history of exhibition and an inquiry into changing forms of media and spectatorship, this interdisciplinary book opens up new directions in the history of cinema, visuality, travel and cultural geography.

Keywords

  • cinema
  • film
  • media
  • media studies
  • television

Authors and Affiliations

  • Seattle, USA

    Stephen Groening

About the author

Stephen Groening is Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies at George Mason University, USA. He has published a number of articles in academic journals and edited anthologies.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Cinema Beyond Territory

  • Book Subtitle: Inflight Entertainment in Global Context

  • Authors: Stephen Groening

  • Series Title: Cultural Histories of Cinema

  • Publisher: British Film Institute London

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s) 2014

  • Series ISSN: 2947-8480

  • Series E-ISSN: 2947-8499

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: 240

  • Topics: Film and Television Studies