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Spring in a Small Town: Chinese Film Day

Language: English Studies in English
Subject area: languages
University website: www.gla.ac.uk
Chinese
Chinese can refer to:
Film
A film, also called a movie, motion picture, theatrical film, or photoplay, is a series of still images that, when shown on a screen, create the illusion of moving images. (See the glossary of motion picture terms.)
Town
A town is a medium-sized human settlement. Towns are generally larger than villages but smaller than cities, though the criteria which constitute them vary considerably in different parts of the world.
Film
Photography is truth. The cinema is truth twenty-four times per second.
Jean-Luc Godard, Le Petit Soldat (film) (direction and screenplay, 1960)
Film
Not even the church is so powerfully equipped to serve the public psychologically as is the motion picture company.
William Moulton Marston as quoted in Henry W. Levy's, "Professor to Cure Scenarios with Wrong Emotional Content: Dabbled in Movies While at Harvard; Now Sought By Hollywood with Offer of Favorable Contract", New York University News January 1929; The Secret History of Wonder Woman (2014) by Jill Lepore, p. 137.
Film
The mass is a matrix from which all traditional behavior toward works of art issues today in a new form. Quantity has been transmuted into quality. The greatly increased mass of participants has produced a change in the mode of participation.
Walter Benjamin, “The work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction,” Illuminations (1968), p. 239.
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