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La Sortie de l'Usine Lumière à Lyon (1895) Les frères Lumières A uguste and Louis Lumière : inventors of the c inématographe (1894), which allowed images.

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1 La Sortie de l'Usine Lumière à Lyon (1895) Les frères Lumières A uguste and Louis Lumière : inventors of the c inématographe (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. L'Arrivée d'un train en gare de La Ciotat (1895) First Films :

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 the - Les Césars is the annual awards ceremony for French cinéma. Festival de Cannes -Highly subsidized industry in France.

4 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 Le Méliès (Tournefeuille/Toulouse)

5 Who's Who? Directors : Luc Besson Michel Gondry Roman Polanski : Naturalized French Truffaut Actors/Actresses : Marion Cotillard Audrey Tautou Brigitte Bardot Gérard Depardieu Jean Dujardin Juliette Binoche `

6 Did you know they have been in French films / speak French ? #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7


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