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The Lumière Galaxy: Seven Key Words for the Cinema to Come

Francesco Casetti


This book argues that new media technologies are producing an exciting new era in cinema aesthetics. Whether we experience film in the theater, on our hand-held devices, in galleries and museums, onboard and in flight, or up in the clouds in the bits we download, cinema continues to alter our habits and excite our imaginations. The book travels from the remote corners of film history and theory to the most surprising sites on the Internet and in our cities to prove the ongoing relevance of cinema. The text does away with traditional notions of canon, repetition, apparatus, and spectatorship in ... More

Keywords: media technologies, cinema aesthetics, film history, film theory, spectatorship, relocation, assemblage

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Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780231172431
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: November 2015 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231172431.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Francesco Casetti, author
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore

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