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Inside-the-scenes: The rise of experiential cinema

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Sarah Anne Atkinson, Helen Kennedy

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)139-151
Number of pages12
JournalParticipation: Journal of Audience and Reception Studies
Issue number1
Published27 May 2016


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This article introduces this themed section which focusses on the growing trend toward the creation of a cinema that escapes beyond the boundaries of the auditorium whereby film-screenings are augmented by synchronous live performance, site-specific locations, technological intervention, social media engagement, and all manner of simultaneous interactive moments including singing, dancing, eating, drinking and smelling – what we are describing as the broader field of experiential cinema.

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