Presentation on theme: "Auguste and Louis Lumière : inventors of the"— Presentation transcript:
1 Auguste and Louis Lumière : inventors of the Les frères LumièresAuguste and Louis Lumière : inventors of thecinématographe (1894), which allowed images to be projected for a mass audience, unlike Edison's kinetoscope, which could only be viewed by one person at a time through an eyepiece.First Films :La Sortie de l'Usine Lumièreà Lyon (1895)L'Arrivée d'un train en garede La Ciotat (1895)
2 First Movie Poster - First Comedy L'Arroseur arrosé
3 French cinéma today :-Paris boasts the greatest density of movie theatres.-Hundreds of annual film festivals, including theFestival de Cannes- Les Césars is the annual awards ceremony for French cinéma.-Highly subsidized industry in France.
4 (Tournefeuille/Toulouse) Un cinéma d'arts et d'essai"...Qu'est-ce que c'est?-Movie theaters where only certain films may be shown and a certain etiquette is observed.- Ticket prices are typically less expensive than at large chains.- The film houses receive subsidies for their promotion of the arts.Examples :Utopia(Tournefeuille/Toulouse)Le Méliès