Identity, cinema and diversity: dialectics towards digital convergence

  • Silvia Roca Baamonde
Keywords: Cinema, identity, diversity, imaginary, cultural consumption


The claim of cinema as structural piece in the construction of diversity and language(s) as the ground and a catalyst for intercultural dialogue is the starting point of a work that investigates the new uses and consumption of cinema in the search for new strategies – political, creative, distributive – in order to overcome the marginality of a globalized and monopolized market by great multinational distributors. An initiative that is directly connected to the protection of cultural exclusion and appeals to the obligation to guarantee the access to other cultures/nations which claim for the right to circulation, demand visibility in order to be recognized.


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Author Biography

Silvia Roca Baamonde
Journalist, member of the Asociación Galega de Investigadores e Investigadoras da Comunicación (AGACOM) and of the Grupo de Estudos Audiovisuais (USC). PhD candidate in Comunication Sciences at Universidade de Santiago de Compostela, her research carreer is focused on film analysis and audiovisual storytelling. E-mail:
How to Cite
Baamonde, S. (2014). Identity, cinema and diversity: dialectics towards digital convergence. MATRIZes, 8(2), 318-321.
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