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'World Cinema' Lecture Notes

World Cinema • World Cinema is foreign (both in terms of non-English language and its breaking of mainstream – Hollywood – conventions). • World Cinema offers a different kind of viewing experience (intellectual art cinema). • World Cinema is less commercial...

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Man on Wire (1974)

Man on Wire (1974)

Man on Wire (1974) Man on Wire is quite an incredible documentary by James Marsh. Its subject is Philippe Petit, the French wirewalker who, on Aug. 7, 1974, spent almost an hour walking 1.300 feet above ground between the two 'Twin Towers' in New York...

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Notes from week 5 seminar

Characters and Performances A great film truly would not be a great film if it wasn't for the characters in it. Understanding character roles is never limited, we often find some that stick in our memories longer than others and others whom tend to be...

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Analysis of 24 TV-Show (Lecture 3, week 4)

Analysis of 24 TV-Show (Lecture 3, week 4)

24 Show Format 24 is a television series about an anti-terror agent, whom has exactly 24 hours per episode to stop a terror plot from taking place in the United States. Throughout the series, agent Jack Bauer, has to also deal with personal trials and...

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Notes from 'week 2' Seminar (Editing)

Film Editing and the many effects used to create movies Editing is a means of expression, with its own language. This language is created in the editing room as well as in the script writing process and on the set. And the editing usually works best if...

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Notes from 'week 1' Seminar

Story, Plot and Narrative Narrative: Narrative is the art of storytelling, something we all do every day. It is an important part of our lives and something that we value highly, if you consider the amount of time we all spend in front of television and...

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