University of Hertfordshire

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Opening Our Eyes: How film contributes to the culture of the UK

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report



  • Chris Chandler
  • Mike Kelly
  • Ian Christie
  • Sarah Beinart
  • Adam Sheridan
  • Paul Maskell
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Original languageEnglish
PublisherUK Film Council
Number of pages78
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2011


Opening our eyes looks at how films are consumed and the factors which affect people’s viewing choices. It also covers the relationships audiences report between film and other activities. It goes on to explore the sorts of effects which film has upon people, their sense of identity and relationship with the world. Finally it looks at
the various effects which individual films have had on those surveyed and reaches a number of conclusions.

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