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On 02/07/02 08:44, Vincent Campbell said this-
>Cinema today is primarily a medium used for fiction, but
>nothing in the technology itself requires film to be used for fiction.
I would have said that cinema, as a medium, with it's need to montage,
and the frame of its POV, and its temporal distance from the recorded
event, is practically _limited_ to fiction. It was TV, with its real-time
24/7 ability to distribute, that approaches non-fiction in its essence.
But, that's media study and cinema crit stuff....
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