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2014 is a year for commemorations in Paris. There are several exhibitions devoted to World War I, which began (for France) one hundred years ago. Another brand-new exhibit at the Petit Palais is called “Paris 1900 – the City of Entertainment” (in French: “la Ville Spectacle”). 499 more words


Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station (1895)

Original Title: L’Arrivée d’un train en gare de La Ciotat

Also Known as: Train Coming into a Station

Director: Louis Lumière

I know I keep saying I’m going to do some old… 246 more words


Studios in 1914

The great “studio system” of Hollywood saw its high-water-mark in the 1930s and 40s, but it’s antecedents could be seen many decades earlier. Due to the enormous hunger of the public for content in the new medium, tiny mom-and-pop filmmaking operations boomed into financial giants with remarkable speed, and then competed with one another for the best markets, often stepping on toes or breaking copyright laws to get there. 931 more words

American Cinema

5 Unmissable French Movies for Beginners

The world of French cinema is an extensive and diverse one. Since the Lumière brothers created moving pictures, the French have held the title as the founders of modern cinema and remained the sculptors of the silver screen.

Published Work

From Lumiere Brothers to Google Glass: The History of The Movie Camera

Produced by Society of Camera Operators, this astonishing video shows the evolution of the movie camera from the ancient Lumiere brother’s first motion picture cameras to the new Google Glass, which has the promise to turn every single person into a camera operator.

Source: Open Culture

Mobile Media

The Lumiere Brothers' First Films

Worldcat link: http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/41419014

This disc is a compilation of the very first “movies” made by the inventors of the first effective motion picture camera/projector system. Each is more or less precisely fifty seconds long and consists of a single subject. 132 more words

Age Of Attractions

Belmont Movie Makers: Lumiere Minutes!

This collection of minutes brought to you by the Movie Makers Club at the Belmont Picturehouse, Aberdeen. Plenty of variety. Good work guys!

{Each participant was asked to film a minute of material in the manner of the Lumière Brothers. 51 more words