How did the cinema affect the lives of women and children in 1930’s?
Labelled the ‘golden age of Hollywood’ the 1930’s was arguably a decade of turmoil. This led to many people attending the cinema to escape from reality. Among adults, women tended to go to the cinema more often than their husbands...
in me, and Cinema Paradiso was no disappointment.
This heartwarming story about a little boy’s love affair with movies, and his subsequent coming-of-age in the repressive environment of ecclesiastical censorship and hypocrisy stirred great emotion in me, as I expected it would. The young Toto made...
home after day’s work, he needs some sort of entertainment and relaxation. Cinema has proved a wonderful and forceful means of entertainment and amusement. A young man of today can go without food but not without a film. The cinema is the cheapest and the most popular form of amusement. Laborers can afford...
INFLUENCE ON YOUNG PEOPLE."WHAT IS YOUR VIEW?
The film industries of the world are developing day by day. Today there are so many films being produced that you can barely keep count. Some of them are for the benefit of the community but most of the films have a bad influence on the young people as well...
While Indian Cinema known as Bollywood was thriving in the 1950s, the film industry also saw the emergence of a new Parallel Cinema movement. A group of film-makers broke with the past traditions and made exciting, experimental and innovating films (Gupta 11). Indian Parallel Cinema is a...
Is the label “national cinema” still a useful one? Critically evaluate the usefulness of the term in relation to at least two films from this course.
1. floating life
2. chunking express
3. my blueberry night
Like different countries have different culture, customs and give people different feeling...
lowered on Casino Royal to target this younger cinema goer’s audience. However Casino Royal has created another target audience with the casting of Daniel Craig and the change in the role of women within the film. The new audience Casino Royal appeals to be young women around the 16-35 year old range, this...
Gender, Friendship, and Excess in 1970s Hindi Cinema
The Bombay film industry (Bollywood) is usually considered, along with other state-sanctioned institutions, in its role as a force for cultural and political consolidation within the architecture...
which is what probably inspired Jack Valenti to make a change (This Film…). On November 1, 1968, the MPAA President, Jack Valenti, established the cinema classification system commonly referred to in the United States today (“The Movie…”). This new movie classification system was optional. However, if...
from the film Voyage to the Moon by the film pioneer Georges Méliès . This part of the story is borrowed from life: Méliès was a magician-turned-early cinema pioneer. After falling from grace, most of his 500 or so films were destroyed; Méliès was discovered years later working as a toymaker in Paris’s Montparnasse...
more as an etiquette item like any matter of social discourtesy, phones ringing during funerals, weddings, in toilets, cinemas, and plays. Book shops, libraries, bathrooms, cinemas, doctors' offices, and houses of worship prohibit the use of mobile phones as people talk loudly, in some places, the installation...
Once Upon a Time in China series, but it was this set of movies that created Wong Fei Hung’s image as a hero. This step was crucial to martial arts cinema at the time because it emphasized real life heroes and gave the audience a story that was more believable. Also the Wong Fei Hung series helped brought...
gold’ Trees provide shadeto tired travellers and animals and shelter to innumerable birds and insects. Trees keep the environment clean.They absorb harmful carbon dioxide from the air and fill the atmosphere with precious life - sustaining oxygen.In this way they reduce air pollution. Therefore, trees...
I am going to talk about it. Active Youth Development is about developing more active young people who have confidence,leadership and self-management skills for the bright future of the country.The more active young people in a country,the brighter the future of the country is!So,youths are the blood...
Parents take their children to various kinds of lessons after school. Children would be punished if they didn’t get a good mark in examinations.
3.3 Harmful types of family education
3.3.1 A utocratic type of family education
In some Chinese families, parents require their children should do whatever...
Kawachi’s article “Women and Smoking in Hollywood Movies: A Content Analysis”, the three doctors conduct a content analysis on the influence of smoking in cinema. They go on to explain the length they went to in selecting the actresses and the films they are portrayed in. They listed many different kinds of...
Digital Cinema –Boon or Bane!
In today’s fast paced age, with technology upgrading constantly, soon filmmakers will be opting for more digital rather than analog prints. Digitization is nothing but electronic software distribution without the use of any physical media, utilizing media like satellites...
Revisiting The Golden Era Of Hindi Cinema
A country of 1.2 billion people, the ancient civilisation of India is a melting pot of cultures and juxtapositions. It is a land that will assault your senses all around. The vibrant colours, exotic aromas, cacophony of sounds, and the...
equal opportunities, the company will not tolerate the practice of unfair or unlawful discrimination. It is recognised that such discrimination maybe harmful, distressing and is totally unacceptable forms of behaviour.
Direct discrimination - when a person is treated less favourably than another in comparable...
Representation of Woman in Cinema
The identity of a person is fluid and constituted by ideologies stemming from many apparatuses. One such apparatus is cinema. Ideologies emanating from it subsume us consciously or unconsciously. This assignment will foreground the role of cinema in the construction of female...
IMPACT OF CINEMA ON THE INDIAN SOCIETY
Cinema has become the most powerful form of Mass Media since the day it was introduced to the world. The Lumiere Brothers who invented the ‘ Cinematograph’ ( a compact and portable device which with a few adjustments could be used as a projector , camera or a...
think about what it is
doing to our young people, especially women. Hero sized role models or distasteful bad
influences? This has become a big issue in today’s society with the ever slimming and enhanced
celebrities, models, and even the media. Many young people, girls and women in particular...
television is turned off, and the effects can be dangerous. Many advertisements glamorize alcohol and cigarette smoking, which can influence children at a young age to believe that these substances enhance popularity or attractiveness.
The American Academy of Pediatrics attributes a portion...
100 Years of Indian Cinema and some of the milestones
Lights, Camera, Action...
Year 2013 was looked upon as the milestone for Indian cinema as the industry celebrated 100 years of entertainment and establishment. Hindi, Bhojpuri, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujrati, Punjabi, Haryanvi, Bengali...
describes nearly word for word the inner turmoil that the characters face, Mrs. Robinson stuck on the bridge of life between adulthood and old age, young Benjamin lost and confused between college and adulthood. The film encapsulates and portrays the feelings of self-doubt, alienation, disenchantment...
Aim: To prepare a mini-report, containing a summary of the information gathered on the cinema and the environment (PEST) in which it operates. This report should refer to at least 3 separate sources, which must all be quoted and referenced correctly.
1. Young people and Community services :
Young Volunteers: The Benefits of Community Service
Benefits of Volunteering
A fact sheet by Davila and Mora investigates...
Are video games as harmful as they are portrayed?
We have all had our fair share of playing video games as a toddler and some us still play them to this day. I can be one to vouch to you that they are very addicting. While video games may seem harmless, they can be very dangerous due to the violent...
The text under analysis is a fragment from the novel “One Stair Up” by Chambell Nairne. The plot of this extract centered on a visit to the cinema of a young couple – Rosa and Andrew, but the main focus is maid on their relations. The events of the story are described in the third person singular through...
Symbolism in Theater and Cinema
What if I never saw the movie Jaws? Would I still feel the same way about sharks and the ocean? These are some of the questions I feel a lot of people can ask themselves after they have seen Jaws...
100 YEARS OF INDIAN CINEMA
Indian Cinema has now completed 100 years on April 21, 2012, a country where over 1,000 films are made every year, in several languages. During these long years Indian cinema has broken many new grounds and established several milestones. The Times of India, India's major...
Film and Popular Cinema
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Summarize the distinction between film and popular cinema in 200 to 300...
“She and the Silver Screen”
Depiction of Women and Cultural Identity in Indian Cinema
With a recent surge of Asian Americans in American cinema, we are noticing that the stereotypes that we have used in the past are actually being used by their culture to break into American culture. Days of portraying Asian Americans as unintelligible and subservient are gone and are being...
Italian Neo realism; Pure Cinema
1. Ladri de Biccilette [Bicycle Thieves] (Vittorio De Sica)
Do you agree with Andre Bazin that Ladri de Biccilette is an example of ‘pure cinema’? (Bazin  p.60). To what extent is such a pure cinema possible and, in your opinion, which Italian Neo-realist...
Mining in World History Martin Lynch China to Chinatown: Chinese Food in the West J. A. G. Roberts Landscape and History since 1500 Ian D. Whyte
Cinemas of the World
Film and Society from 1895 to the Present
This book is dedicated to my father for encouraging...
Types of Child Labour
Children and young people work in a wide variety of different areas. These include:
Providing care within a family, for example to a sick adult relative.
Domestic work - This may be paid or unpaid and provided wither to a relative or non-relative. This is sometimes referred...
If the victim is solely responsible for his/her actions, then why should such actions become a subject for regulations, unless they are considered harmful to others?
This last point has in fact been explored in case of smoking, and passive smoking is one argument made in favor of banning public smoking...
a hundred years, and yet the fascination for movies has not faded for a nation of one billion Indians.
When Dadasaheb Phalke, the father of Indian Cinema, released his epochal feature film Raja Harishchandra on 3rd May 1913, it is unlikely that either the exhibitors or the pioneer film maker realized...
certificate ring would be 15. The reason for this because it is a suitable age rating for these type of thriller films as thrillers tend to attract young teenagers & adults.
If the certificate rating was any lower it would affect the younger generation as they would be afraid to watch the film as it...
New Wave cinema is defined as a way of grouping together a series of films and personnel that represent a change of direction or a break with the past. A New Wave is usually a historical moment within a national cinema. The most famous example is the French New Wave (Nouvelle Vague);...
knowledge and survive in this competitive atmosphere. Because of the importance of English above, now English is introduced earlier to children at a very young age. Children are acquainted with English in kindergarten and elementary school.
English is very important for children especially elementary...
affecting the choice of fast food outlets by Indian young consumers. Design/methodology/approach – The study applies multivariate statistical tools to estimate importance of various factors affecting the choice of fast food outlets by Indian young consumers. In addition, the authors analysed the consumption...
The concept of “heritage cinema” is now firmly established as an influential, as well as much “debated and contested” critical framework for the discussion of period or historical representation in film, most prominently with reference to British heritage and “post-heritage” film successes since the...
What is Indian Cinema?
Before attempting to answer what Indian Cinema is, I feel it is important to question the present day notion Indian Cinema. This notion, I feel is a misleading one. Indian Cinema at present is an image falsely created out of only a particular kind of cinema, namely the Bollywood...
screened at Coronation Cinema in Mumbai on 3 May 1913 marking the beginning of Indian cinema. Regarded as the father of the Indian cinema, Phalke went on to make several silent films but became the first casualty when the silent era passed.‘Alam Ara’ debuted at Majestic Cinema in Mumbai on 14 March 1931...
Child labor could be harmful for the child’s health and education as well as the government’s success; therefore governments must enforce the laws that ban the abuse of this practice. Children all over the world often work very long, strenuous hours seven days a week. The jobs assigned...
Film privileges certain ways of seeing at the expense of alternate perspectives. By using a repertoire of formal and representational techniques, cinema works to reinforce cultural norms and contain social anxieties.
In this essay, I will be examining three films, namely “Double Indemnity”, “Mildred...
Is Social Networking Helpful or Harmful?
Social networking, as defined by www.investopedia.com, is “the use of internet-based social media programs to make connections with friend, family, classmates, customers and clients.” Some of the most popular social networking sites include Facebook, Twitter...
Values and Traits of Filipino Films
Philippine Cinema has unique values and traits. Don Jose as the Father of Filipino Films labeled the Filipino films as quality content and has a commercial appeal among movie goers. Many of the films created by Don Jose Nepomuceno were received the approval of the...
developed for one source for multi-use.
Korea’s first Multiplex Theater CGV boasts the largest number
of cinemas in Korea and the greatest brand power. CGV has
continued to develop a unique cinema experience so that the
audience can watch a movie within the optimal environment.
Cultureplex offers a...
Marijuana is a gateway drug. People generally begin their drug use by opening the doors to the recreational use of marijuana and amongst marijuana’s most harmful consequences is its role in leading to the use of other illegal and highly addictive drugs such as cocaine, heroin or even meth. While not all people...
The changing perception of young newspaper readers of Bangalore with the changed face of English language newspapers
a research paper by Naresh H. Rao, Department of Journalism
Perception is defined as the act of perceiving, which is "to become aware of directly through any of the...
bred monotony, therefore his modes of entertainment have also undergone revolutionary change. The latest and the most popular form of recreation is Cinema. Its phenomenal popularity and development is due to its mass appeal and that it is well within the financial limitation of common man. The people...
“Brand Bollywood” for nearly a century, so much so that it has now found acceptance across continents.
Table of Contents
Indian Cinema: A journey through the eras 6
One Size Fits All: An approach that needs change 7
If content is king, distribution is god 7
Riding the Air Waves...
What are the advantages of computers for young children?
Computers help children to be in control of their experience, to set their own pace, and to select the level of challenge with which they feel comfortable.
Computers help children to use all of their senses to extract information. Computers...
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Cinema Paradiso: Feeling the Love Through Music and Sound
Cinema Paradiso was made in 1988, and was written and directed by Giuseppe Tornatore. It won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 1989. Cinema Paradiso follows the life of Salvatore Di Vita from the...
for an audience of easily influenced young girls, they encourage judging on appearance, rather than on a person's character, and mainly because they objectify women.
Beauty contests are well promoted by the media, with television and images, which influence young women’s opinions on appearance. The...
year 2012 celebrates in India the Centenary of Indian Cinema. It was a 100 years ago the first Indian film “Raja Harishchandra” was made by the métier of Indian cinema, none other than Dhundiraj Govind Phalke, better known as The Father Of Indian Cinema. His adamant character and hardwork fulfilled his...
Male Crisis in New Korean Cinema: Reading the Early Films of Park Kwang-su
Kim, Kyung Hyun, 1969positions: east asia cultures critique, Volume 9, Number 2, Fall 2001, pp. 369-399 (Article)
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