Political cinema

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  • The Voyeurs In Virtue Film Analysis

    But the cinema of the body implies also a social gest. We see this in how people react to the monk: sometimes with indifference, but other times they stare, try to interact with him, see him as a performer. We are not the only seers in the film, the people in it are voyeurs of something they do and see everyday (walking), but the fact that the monk’s walking is at a different temporality breaks the sensory motor link and affects us: makes us think the unthought. The ceremonialization of the body is at the same time the genesis of a new body (an unknown body); it is the birth of something visible which was hidden from view (Deleuze 201). We, the seers outside the film become the seers inside it, identify with the voyeurs who stare at this monk…

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  • French New Wave Analysis

    They labelled it the cinema de papa (old fogies cinema). They put forward and discussed many different propositions and ideas in the pages of the cahiers du cinema in the 50s. The most significant one which had the greatest influence on new wave films was la politique des auteurs (The policy of authors). Largely created by Truffaut in his famous essay a certain tendency in French Cinema he argued that a film, through the way in which its images are presented to the audience on the screen,…

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  • Expanded Cinema

    As a term, expanded cinema generally refers to cinematic exhibition or spectacle in which the concept of established filmic practice and structure is broadened by incorporating immersive and dynamic elements as opposed to single-screen viewing experience. ‘Expanded’ components may be evident in the materiality of the spectacle, such as in the employment of numerous surfaces for a screening, juxtaposition of various interdisciplinary mediums not restricted to cinema, immersion of the viewer and…

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  • Film House Cinema Case Study

    Management is the process by which managers create, direct, maintain and operate purposive organisations through systematic coordinated operative human effort,fundamentals of management pg (3) The film House cinema, as one of the film houses in Nigeria, was established to promote, preserve, protect and present the culture of the entertainment industry. Urban generations in post-colonial cities have been characterised by the development of certain movements, architectural edifices and…

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  • French New Wave Analysis

    n utilised in their own works. Though “the young French cinema indirectly reproached Hollywood’s long-established narratives and restricted storyline subterfuges” (Lanzoni, 206), the French New Wave directors also had a longstanding appreciation for directorial greats like Alfred Hitchcock, Fritz Lang and Orson Welles. Each film was an exercise in honouring great filmmakers, and any other hero of the director: writers, great thinkers and even Hollywood actors, through countless references in…

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  • Kiarostami And The Aesthetics Of Ghazal '

    Also, intertextuality in where there is a reference made of the film Marriage of the Blessed when Makhmalbaf asks Sabzian if he has seen him before. This scene’s reflexivity is used to explore questions of authority, deception, identity and desire by emphasizing the way the story is told. It allows analyzation of several perspectives, alternate/ unofficial histories and differentiates cultural, social, and political frames. Both Makhmalbaf and Kiarostami are involved in representing political,…

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  • Buen Dia Ramo Movie Analysis

    depiction of the feelings and experiences an immigrant goes through while also conveying the raw emotion of getting ripped away from people you love. Being able to see the point of view from both Ruth and Ramon on how they changed each other’s lives for the better was very heartwarming. The cinematography utilized did an amazing job of capturing and highlighting key points of Ramon’s journey to the viewers, and providing continuity throughout the movie. This film is representative of what is…

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  • Masculinity In Movies

    themes have continued to evolve as does the country of India, and the change is all seen reflecting from the films social and political themes and concerns. When the industry began the films plots spanned from all acros the map, in order to compensate for language differences almost key terms were created which would set the staple for the themes and motives These phrases or words were about lust and love, revenge or justice for wrong doings, good and bad as well as kill. With these themes…

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  • Sweetback Film Analysis

    low-budget, 97-minute-long independent film written, directed, produced and scored by Melvin Van Peebles (b. 1932). Its production is considered a watershed in the history of US filmmaking. Sweetback’s firm stand on racism in the movie industry and the wider US socio-political context is still pertinent today as the racist ideology is disturbingly still with us today. Hence, the importance of revisiting Sweetback to unpack its multifaceted stance and elucidate how it engages, spoofs and departs…

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  • The Parent Trap: Movie Analysis

    are placed in new contexts, or gather new historical and cultural resonances. Thus, the political and social function of texts’ nostalgia inevitably change.” (Dwyer, 2015) i. This quote explains why audiences can have different reactions to the same content at different times in their lives and history. 1. Explaining why the use of nostalgia in a film soundtrack works in the way it does. 2. Draws out the memories that they originally…

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