» The first audience to
experience a moving film
did so in 1895. The film, by
the Lumiere brothers was
called “Workers leaving
the Lumiere Factory
» Their film “Train Entering
the Gare de Ciotat
(1895)” caused people to
faint with fear as the train
loomed from the screen
into the theatre
» These films did not carry a
story or narrative - they
merely showed a moving
image on the screen.
» The British Film Industry stated, "...Of the 23
million people who visited the UK in
approximately 20% visited the UK because of the
way it is portrayed in films or on television.
» In a 1963 report for the United Nations Educational
Scientific and Cultural Organization looking at
Indian Cinema and Culture, the author (Baldoon
Dhingra) quoted a speech by Prime Minister Nehru
who stated, "...the influence in India of films is
greater than newspapers and books combined."
» INDIAN CINEMA has virtually become a
parallel culture. Talk of India with a
foreigner and debate virtually centres
around Indian films
- Amitabh Bachhan
Evils of cinema
» International relationship
» prematurely sex conscious
» Criminal activities
» A sense of dissatisfaction with life
» Youth imagine themselves to be heroes and
heroines and just blindly behave in their own
» In the name of fashion they are spoiling the
dressing sense of the youths.
» They are creating an image that Love is the
main theme of life by creating films purely
based on love background.
A GOOD FILM IS HIGHER THAN ANY
EDUCATION AND A BAD FILM IS MORE
INJURIOUS THAN POISON.
» Wikipedia - History of Film - this site has numerous hyper
links to specific sites on Studio System and international
» How to Read A Film: Monaco. OUP. 1981
» Studying the Media: O’Sullivan, Dutton & Rayner. OUP.
» Shot by shot,katz,1991