Audience perception of portrayals of women in selected Lokshin Bioskop films.
This study was aimed at audience perceptions on the representation of women in Lokshin Bioskop films. The purpose of carrying out this research is to find out what the female audience has to say on the female representation in three Lokshin Bioskop feature films. This study will be informed by the encoding and decoding theory. The research explored representations of women in feature films through an assessment of the audience’s perceptions therefore this study seeks to gain an insight into gendered reception hence the focus group participants are women. Three feature films Taxi Ride, Umalokazana and Jezebel have been selected for this study and will be viewed by the targeted audience and representation analysis will be drawn from these films. This study analysed how the audience perceived the representations of women from the three selected Lokshin Bioskop films by the directors.