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In Woody Allen’s 2011 film, Midnight in Paris, Owen Wilson plays a nostalgic screenwriter who somehow finds himself transported back in time to 1920s Paris… a time period which Owen’s character, Gil Pender, deems a “golden age of...
Beautiful Art in Disney Movies – Easter Eggs for Art LoversFebruary 10, 2021
For Disney’s acolytes, spotting hidden references that link different movies brings more excitement and joy than unwrapping presents. But what if the fan is also an art lover? Well, the knowledgeable Disney animators have that covered. Join us...
Meet Djibril Diop Mambéty, the Poet of African CinemaFebruary 1, 2021
“It is good for the future of cinema that Africa exists.” Born on January 23, 1945, in Colobane, a small town south-west of Dakar, Djibril Diop Mambéty remains one of the most recognized African filmmakers of his generation....
The Most Popular Artists in CinemaDecember 5, 2020
In 1911 the Italian film theoretician Ricciotto Canudo defined cinema as “the seventh art”. So it’s quite natural that from its birth cinema took inspiration from other forms of art, from literature to sculpture and painting. But have...
Art and Cinema: The Encounter in the Work of Agnès VardaDecember 4, 2020
Agnès Varda was an important figure in the Nouvelle Vague film movement. She is known for making her own cinema. Her sensitivity and criticism manifest in several ways, among them the contact between cinema and other arts. The Singularity of Varda...
Postwar Modernism in Cinema: Italian NeorealismDecember 3, 2020
World War II ravaged everything in its path. The global economy was ruined, many cities were completely destroyed, not to mention the numbers of people who lost their lives, were severely injured, or lost their homes. The world...
Federico Fellini. The Great Italian CaricaturistDecember 2, 2020
Federico Fellini is one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers of all time. He created a unique style based on fantasy, dreams, extravaganza, the surreal, decadence, satire, and bizarreness. However, it is less known that before he...
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