#BCM241: Cinemas – Strangers in Public

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Ghost Audience – Heath Harris Under CCBY-NC-SA 2.0

Hagerstrand’s three human constraints… and carpool karaoke with FLOTUS

  • Capability (can I get there?)
  • Coupling (can I get there at the right time?)
  • Authority (am I allowed there?)

Hagerstrand’s Time Geography: http://escholarship.org/uc/item/2t75b8sj#page-1

Further reading: Jancovich, M. (2011) “Time, Scheduling and Cinema Going”. Media International Australia. No 139: p 88-95.

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1329878X1113900112

Cinema spaces

Audience participation at cult cinema events is counter to the typical discourse on cinema viewing:

The end of cinema?

 

or the evolution of the ‘cinema event’?

Cinema as a consumption of place (see Hubbard, 2003) – Gold class, boutique cinemas.

Consider the consumption of space this week, as we ask you to plan and attend the cinema – how did Hagerstrand’s constraints come into play?

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