Popular Media and Society Essay

Graeme Turner writes that film texts inevitably support existing social conditions, and accept existing explanations of those conditions (1999, p. 177). On the other hand, bell hooks writes that the world of movies constitutes a new frontier providing a sense of movement, of pulling away from the familiar and journey into and beyond the world of the other (1996, p. 2). Do you think films can challenge audiences view of the world? Discuss. You may like to use examples from your own film-viewing experience.

USE THESE 2 Readings for the assignment. Also use these as references as well

hooks, bell. 1996. Reel to Real: Race, sex and class at the movies. New York: Routledge, pp. 1-9.

Turner, Graeme 1999. Film as Social Practice (3rd Edition) London & New York: Routledge

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