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  • 1. Communication media---Film 20129869 Cai Bingxin
  • 2. Definition A film, also called a movie or motion picture, is a series of still or moving images. It is produced by recording photographic images with cameras, or by creating images using animation techniques or visual effects. The process of filmmaking has developed into an art form and industry. Films are cultural artifacts created by specific cultures, which reflect those cultures, and, in turn, affect them. Film is considered to be an important art form, a source of popular entertainment and a powerful method for educating – orindoc trinating – citizens. The visual elements of cinema give motion pictures a universal power of communication. Some films have become popular worldwide attractions by using dubbing or subtitles that translate the dialogue into the language of the viewer.
  • 3. Documentary film Documentary films constitute a broad category of nonfictional motion pictures intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction or maintaining a historical record. A documentary film was originally shot onfilm stock — the only medium available — but now includes video and digital productions that can be either direct-to-video, made as a television program or released for screening in cinemas. "Documentary" has been described as a "filmmaking practice, a cinematic tradition, and mode of audience reception" that is continually evolving and is without clear boundaries
  • 4. Introduction to somefamous but differentcontents documentaryfilms
  • 5.  A documentary that examines the question, "If Barack Obama wins a second term, where will the American be in 2016?"
  • 6. Plenty earth
  • 7.  The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuanias independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.
  • 8.  A 3-year-old chimpanzee is separated from his troop and is then adopted by a fully- grown male.
  • 9. origin genres=documentary&sort=moviemeter,asc