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How cinema changed us
by Ian Christie
About this EXP
Ian Christie, Professor of Film and Media History at Birkbeck, University of London, examines how cinema has changed us.
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Key point 1
Cinema connects us to the rest of the world.
Key point 2
Early Soviet films elevated cinema to an art form.
Key point 3
People were very attached to the idea of cinema as something analogue, something material, something you could see and hold; but, finally, they accepted digital.
Key point 4
There is space for minority cultures and languages within the global industry.
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