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German Cinema
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Cinema is one of the main aspects that have shaped the German culture. The history of German cinema dates back towards the end of the nineteenth century. … After a relatively sluggish start of German cinema in the late nineteenth century, German cinema got off to an incredible start straight after World War I. This fantastic start could be attributed to the…
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Third Cinema
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Though it originated in a so called ‘Third World’ nation, it did not remain confined with the developing countries. At the time of its… In 1968, after jointly directing a film: La Hora de los Hornos (Hour of the Furnaces), Solanas and Getino wrote their manifesto known as hacia un tercer cine (towards a third cinema). There the authors had identified three…
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Third Cinema-
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The ability to depict specific ideals about a culture through film is one which is inclusive of several philosophies and expressions. … The aspects of Third Cinema which are expressed by Sembene make the films controversial as well as a way to show the culture of Senegal and the controversies surrounding politics and society. Through the movies, there is a…
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Cult Cinema
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Cult Cinema comprises of movies that develop a selected but eccentrically devoted viewership, who perform celebratory rituals, repeated screenings, and ironic reading strategies. … The content is often offbeat or even transgressive, besides being aberrant or challenging. The central themes tend to be far-fetched and uncanny, but still become the centre of…
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European Cinema
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More importantly than being a space to express popular ideas and culture, pan – European films were able to provide a basis that moved… The concepts that were associated with pan – European films created an alternative culture that identified the margins of culture, as opposed to the mainstream that was often accepted in contemporary movies. The concept of…
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Hollywood Cinema
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This paper talks that Cinema largely affected the women folk of the nation.The author finds out the traces of Hollywood in the curtains of the drawing room to the bed linens and night gowns of that period. In fact, cinema had its most enchanting influence on the people of America during its earliest years.… cal implication of women getting more and more…
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Cinema & City
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Movies have always been connected to urban space. Films were born in the major cities of the world like Berlin, Paris, Hollywood and others. Cities continue to be the only spaces where all major film industries are located. Cities also serve as locations and subject matter for films.… Thus the first cinematic clip was that of a city. Cinematic images of cities…
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Japanese Cinema
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Cinema or the film industry is that fraternity which has drastic impacts and is playing a very important role in reshaping society worldwide. It is quite saddening that sex and violence are an integral component of all movies.… We have observed that in the 21st century that there has been a drastic increase in the rate of rape cases that are reported, sexual…
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Alternative cinema
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The dead-pan comedy became famous in U.S. It is a story about exile concerning oneself and the state. The film won various awards in the film industry the same year it was released. In… The film Stranger Than Paradise can be subdivided into three parts namely; present or ‘new world’, ‘a year later’ and ‘paradise.’ The film is a depiction of America through a…
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Asian Cinema
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Female directors from the Chinese diaspora and Japan have historically laid down the anchor for voicing the issues women face in largely male-dominated societies. … Emergence of women’s cinema in China Being a woman in patriarchy has been a resonating theme in the Chinese films of the 1980s, where the narrative accorded women a central position in the purview…
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American cinema
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The movie was produced in 1994 and was greatly affected by events occurring in that time period. Part of this influence can be seen in the film’s… Concerns of the 90s are also brought out in the film, including increased violence, changing rates and types of drug use and cultural oddities such as all over body piercings. Each character has their own…
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World Cinema
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The concept of presenting specific ideals and expressions is at the root of film and cinema. Beyond the need to provide levels of entertainment to those who are spectators to cinema, is also the need to create philosophies and statements that relate to society and culture. The Iranian cinema is an example of how the social and cultural perspectives and challenges are represented in the cinema.…
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World Cinema
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Beyond the need to provide levels of entertainment to those who are spectators to cinema, is also the need to create philosophies and statements that relate to society and culture. The… Each era has specific approaches to religion and politics with the cinema, all which are a reflection of society at the time. The first era of cinema that noted the religious…
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DOCUMENTARY CINEMA
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The film presents little known darker realities of the most prosperous city in the world New York. The usage of rudimentary cinematic devices and techniques is… This essay will delve into various aspects of the film Dark Days by way of relating them to the broader social, cultural and political contexts. Firstly, homelessness in the United States can be…
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Canadian Cinema
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The aim of this thesis is to investigate, compare and contrast two Canadian film makers namely Atom Egoyan and David Cronenberg. Therefore, we will identify any differences and similarities arising between this two film makers.… Mostly, his films follow a non-linear plot structure meaning that events are placed in a sequence manner to bring out emotional…
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Japanese Cinema
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Eros Plus Massacre was released in the year 1969. The film was directed by Yoshishige Yoshida and was written by Masahiro Yamada. … THESIS STATEMENT The film, Eros Plus Massacre leaves an eternal impression on the minds of its audiences through its aesthetic and thematic work. The essay intends to judge the aesthetic and the technical perspective of the film…
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African Cinema
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It makes a normal scenario to see film worlds unfold new components of either modern or postmodern approach as film concepts are made to evolve in terms of theme, storyline, cinematography, and technology used.… It makes a normal scenario to see film worlds unfold new components of either modern or postmodern approach as film concepts are made to evolve in…
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Third Cinema
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Filled with newsreel clippings, Director Gillo Pontecorvo's 1967 film, The Battle of Algiers, based on the violent Algerian struggle for independence from France during the 1950s, is hailed by several film critics, researchers and Left Wingers as a glowing example of Third Cinema1.… The film was released when the world was divided - through the Warsaw Pact…
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Posthumanism cinema
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Post-humanism cinema The progress of science fiction and science deeply influence world renowned film directors. Some directors like Bryan Singer and Ridley Scott provide ample importance to the influence of genetic engineering/bioengineering on the future of humanity.… Still, these films backup the idea of posthumanism, which forces human beings to think…
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Hollywood cinema
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The stage is a wonderful place because it depicts various concepts and themes of life—of joys, sorrows, hardships and of achievement. Because cinema is a portrayal of life, we need to study its various forms so that we may be able to appreciate its beauty. The… Yet all these are shallow representations of what genre really is. Studying about film genre is not…
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Contemporary Cinema
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Monogamy was the ideal family setup and the family unit was held together by romantic love, monogamy, emotional support as well as material support. A family therefore… New roles are now defined with a working mother, a father and a child. The mother is no longer just a stay at home mom but she is now an equal bread winner (Coontz, 2000). Even though family…
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Japanese cinema
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The yakuza genre has a long history in Japanese cinema. For a long time yakuza were popular and often positive heroes in Japanese folklore. In the 20th century, however, the image of yakuza in the Japanese culture has changed from an honorable outlaw protecting the poor to a greedy thug ready to backstab and deceive only for money.… The present essay is…
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British cinema
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BRITISH CINEMA By Instructor Institution Location Date Introduction The content of media is a reflection of the society; this assertion is true. In most cases the films, the plays, the literary works are inspired by the occurrences in the society, which in turn forms the basis of themes used in the artistic.… The society is always grappling with a lot…
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Chinese Cinema
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The subject of this write-up is the internationally acclaimed Chinese director, Zhang Yimou. The objective of this paper is to track the journey of the film maker, emphasizing on the way his cinematic vision has evolved over a period of 20 years. The write-up references film reviews by well known film critic, Roger Ebert.… Yimou began his career by making…
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Postmodernism Cinema
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The essay discusses the postmodernism in cinema. Today, most advocates stipulate that were live in ‘postmodern’ times. Though the term may have been regarded as concise in the past, it is today thinly spread over a broad range of cultural contexts.… The essay "Postmodernism Cinema" states postmodernism and cinema. This paper also analyzes Andrew Tudor’s work…
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