THE STORY OF FILM: BIRTH OF THE CINEMA
SAT 15 FEB @ 1PM | Arc Cinema | FREE
2011 | MA | 60 mins | DCP | UK | D: Mark Cousins
Episode 1 focuses on the birth of cinema, examining the period 1895 - 1918 when early film pioneers created the first moving pictures. It looks more specifically at 1903 - 1918 and the early years of silent film. Witness the birth of special effects, tracking shots, close-ups, wide-screen editing, continuity cutting and parallel editing, and other film techniques we now take for granted.
The Story of Film: An Odyssey is a British documentary film series about the history of cinema, presented in 15 x 1 hour chapters by Northern Irish critic anf filmmaker Mark Cousins.