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Film Studies
Andr� Champagne

Lecture 1: September 10 Movie is comprised of series of still photos in rotation of 20 images per second – movement. Art: offense of natural repetition of life - makes life less predictable History of Cinema – women made to be inferior party. Women have become caricatures of themselves. Women- barometer of changing fashion, Actualities: uses footage of real events, documentaries In films, see reality that isn’t really reality Realism vs Formative tendency/ Formalism How films came to be: First moving images were created in a devise called the zoetrope – 19 century. Principle goes back hundreds of years. Eye has the illusion of movement. Official birth date of photography 1839 -> by 1850 cerotype (intro to negative) -> Eadweard Muybridge Experiment: The horse in Motion, from California, mayor of California asked him due to a bet that when a horse is running all four hoofs are off the ground. Asked Muybridge to prove that. First sequence of pictures: Movie!! Machine that’s going to move the images quickly through a gate th
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