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Published: 26 January 2012

152 Pages | 15 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780192803535

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Film: A Very Short Introduction

Michael Wood

Very Short Introductions

  • Considers the paradoxical nature of film, such as its representation as a mass medium and fine art; as technology and fantasy; as documentary and fiction; and as amateur photography and film industry
  • Explores the history of film from its beginnings to today's digital age
  • Draws on a wide range of examples from around the world to explore its role and impact internationally
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over three million copies sold worldwide