Twilight saga films and the village of Forks in Washington state (USA)

/ Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 /


Source: “The Twilight of Forks?: The effects of social infrastructure on film tourism and community development in Forks, WA” (2013) by Jessica Crowe from the Southern Illinois University.


Content: The purpose of the present study was to evaluate how a community’s social infrastructure affects the success of film tourism and how film tourism affects community development. It accomplishes this by examining secondary data, survey data and semi-structured interviews of residents and leaders of Forks, WA in the US where the Twilight series is set. Data is taken from before and after the films release.


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