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cinema:

see motion picturesmotion pictures,
movie-making as an art and an industry, including its production techniques, its creative artists, and the distribution and exhibition of its products (see also motion picture photography; Motion Picture Cameras under camera).
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cinema

[′sin·ə·mə]
(graphic arts)

cinema

1. Chiefly Brit
a. a place designed for the exhibition of films
b. (as modifier): a cinema seat
2. the cinema
a. the art or business of making films
b. films collectively
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cinema

The motion picture industry; a movie theater. Cinema refers to commercial movies and documentaries created for theater audiences. See cinema format.
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The five companies participating in these field trials share a common conviction that the introduction of digital cinema has the potential for providing real benefits to theatre audiences, theatre owners, filmmakers and distributors.
As I refer to films from various Arab countries (concentrating mainly on fiction feature films but without totally excluding relevant feature documentaries) I will illustrate how New Arab Cinema draws connections between, on the one hand, the anti-colonial struggle for national self-determination, and on the other, the struggle for cultural and social renewal.
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Amateur film's sites of inscription are in the small archives in Maine, local historical societies, specialized collections (Prelinger Associates, Human Studies Film Archives) in countries without a tradition of commercial cinema such as Wales or Scotland, and in regional cinematheques.
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