What Is Film Viewing?

A “viewing” is a watching of a film.

What does it mean to read a film?

A film is something we can read just as carefully and consciously as a book or. poem. Thus, the first step to being a good film reader is to watch with pen and notebook (or. writing journal) in hand, jotting down notes as you watch the film.

What is the purpose of film?

The prime purpose of cinema is to serve social cause, not entertainment. The basic purpose of a film festival is to evolve cinema and not merely attract tourists. It is of course desirable if a film festival becomes catalyst to enhance cinema-tourism.

How do you actively watch movies?

8 Ways to Actively Watch a Film:

  • Take notes.
  • Let realistic expectations go.
  • Close your eyes and listen.
  • See the light.
  • Count the seconds between shots.
  • Identify a visual style and era.
  • Look at who else is watching with you.
  • Make a list of every film you watch, starting TODAY.

What is the difference between a film and a movie?

A “movie” refers to a motion picture, but “the movies” or a “movie theater” refers to the place in which one sees films. In the US, “film” can also refer to a single motion picture, but it is less common and has a more serious connotation, while “movie” is the more colloquial term.