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Film Programming: Curating for Cinemas, Festivals, Archives

Peter Bosma


This book explores artistic choices in cinema exhibition, focusing on film theatres, film festivals and film archives and situating film-curating issues within an international context. It describes how artistic and commercial film availability has increased overwhelmingly as a result of the digitization of the infrastructure of distribution and exhibition. It argues that the film trade's conventional structures are transforming and that, in the digital age, supply and demand can meet without the intervention of traditional gatekeepers; in other words, everybody can be a film curator, in a pas ... More

Keywords: cinema exhibition, film theatres, film festivals, film archives, digital age, curator, digitization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780231174596
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231174596.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Peter Bosma, author