Papers and Posters

EIFAC 2011 offers a bumper crop of papers and posters. Here, they are listed in alphabetical order. If you want to see the programme, download the PDF.


Karina Aveyard —  The place of cinema and film in contemporary rural Australia

Rachel Cohen — Understanding Audience Responses to Cinematic Constructions of the Female Serial Killer: A Psychosocial Study

Virginia Crisp — ‘BLOODY PIRATES!!! *shakes fist*’: Filesharing  Communities, Ethics and ‘Adding Value’

Elizabeth Evans — Regional Screens: Independent Cinema Audiences as Indirect Communities

Ian Goode —  The rural cinema operator: projecting non-theatrical cinema in rural Scotland (1946-1970)

Roberta Gregoli — Transnational Reception Of City Of God And Elite Squad: Gender, Spectatorship And Identity

Amy Hardie — Symbolic cinema: engaging the audience

Ting He —  “Little Emperors”: The Lion King and the Only Child Generation in Urban China

Ailsa Hollinshead —  “And I felt quite posh!” Arthouse cinema and the absent audience – the exclusions of choice

Robin MacPherson — Is bigger better?  Film success in small countries – the case of Scotland, Ireland and Denmark.

Mihai Pedestru — The Lazy Spectator: Young Romanian audiences,  between absence and desire

Tom Phillips — When Film Fans Become Fan Family: Kevin Smith Fandom and Communal Experience

Mike Pokorny — The Role of Film Audiences as Innovators and Risk Takers

Alex Marlow-Mann — Regional Cinema and the Dynamics of Film Exhibition: Naples – a Case Study

Claire Monk — Cultural positioning, discursive over-determination and the limits of audience autonomy: reflections on the Heritage Film Audiences study

Pavel Skopal —  “It is not enough we have lost the war – now we have to watch it!” Cinemagoers´ attitudes in the Soviet occupation zone of Germany (a case study from Leipzig)

Gil Toffel — The Jewish film audience in Interwar Britain

Daniela Treveri-Gennari, Catherine O’Rawe & Danielle Hipkins — In search of Italian cinema audiences in the 1940s and 1950s: Gender, Genre and National Identity

Richard Wallace — Peer effects in consumption

Rebecca Williams & Inger-Lise Kalviknes Bore — Transnational fandom and the Twilight Phenomenon


Jacqui Cochrane  — Scottish National Identity and 16 Years of Alcohol (2003): A Foucauldian Discourse Analysis of Audience Perceptions

Richard McCulloch —  ‘The Citizen Kane of bad movies’: The Room’s cult audiences, in cinemas and on sofas

Sushil Kumar Sharma — Factors affecting the choice of movies (A study of the cinema audience in the Sultanate of Oman)

Emanuela Zaccone — Audience as distributor: cases of involvement in movie release process