Nouvelle Vague 


The Nouvelle Vague (French for “New Wave”) was a French film movement of the 1950s and 1960s that had a major impact on the films history. The movement arose as a reaction against traditional French cinema and sought to create a new style of filmmaking. The directors of the Nouvelle Vague used innovative techniques, such […]



The neorealism is an artistic and cultural movement that emerged in Italy in the early post-war years, especially in the field of cinema, but also in literature, painting and music. Neorealism developed in response to Italy’s post-war political and economic situation, characterized by the destruction of war, widespread poverty, unemployment, and disillusionment with politics and […]

History of Films: the Origins and Pioneers


History of Films: Before the Cinema The history of films begins well before the Lumière brothers, and is lost in the mists of time. The power of mental images that will manifest itself to its maximum degree with cinema has always been part of man’s nature. From the myth of Plato’s cave to the insights […]

Hollywood and Cinema: The Dream Factory


After the end of the First World War and before the Great Depression of 1929, the Hollywood film industry dominated the world and the history of films changed radically. An industry that presents itself to the general public as a dream factory that proposes the realization of the American dream. A series of characters, heroes […]

Kammerspiel And The New Objectivity


Germany is certainly among the most vital and innovative countries in the history of films of the 1920s and 1930s. In addition to being the homeland of expressionism, kammerspiel and The New Objectivity are also established, with a long series of dramas and historical movies. The kammerspiel, which means chamber acting, is a theatrical and musical […]

New Hollywood and American cinema


American New Hollywood or often called the Hollywood Renaissance, refers to a film movement from the mid-1960s to the early 1980s which marked the history of films, when a new generation of young directors became prominent in the United States. They influenced the types of films produced, their production, advertising and marketing, as well as […]

American Independent Films


Independent cinema in United States Independent American films were created to escape the mechanism of industrial cinema of uniting creative resources within a decision-making unicum, it means reinventing oneself as managers of oneself and one’s own artistic abilities. It has happened often throughout the history of films, since it all began between the 40s and […]

Classic Movies: The Golden Age of Hollywood


Between 1930 and 1945 the history of films change. Hollywood industry consolidates and begins to produce classic movies. In 1929, the collapse of the Wall Street stock market is a tsunami that engulfs the entire nation. The difficult period of the great depression began in 1929 and continued until the end of the thirties, with […]

The Avant-Garde Cinema: Movies to Watch


What is the Avant-Garde The avant-garde is an extreme artistic movement, unconventional with respect to the dominant art, society or culture. The avant-garde pushes the limits of what is accepted as status, mainly in the cultural world. The avant-garde is regarded as a trademark of modernism. Numerous artists have aligned themselves with the avant-garde movements […]