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  • A term often used interchangeably with “cinema” and “movies,” although each term can take on different meanings depending on the theoretical perspective of the user. Film refers alternately to a technology (filming), a physical analog medium (film), a category of media (film/cinema/movies), an industry (the film industry), and a product (a film), all related to recording or projecting sound and/or images generally recorded with a camera. All the practices, creations, and industries that circulate around film are related by their goal of using moving images (with or without sound) to convey information or create a narrative. The creation of motion pictures was dependent on several technologies, includ ng the invention of photography (recording images on light-sensitive materials) in 1827; the marketing of photographic film on ...

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