Nations Part 2 Indian Film Briana Kather History 5 790857
History of Film in India <ul><li>Film in India began after the screening of the Lumiere moving pictures had been shown i...
Modern Indian Cinema <ul><li>In 1976 the Film Finance Corporation came under </li></ul><ul><li>criticism because they wer...
Influences in Indian Film <ul><li>There have been six major influences that have shaped Indian cinema, the first being anc...
Sources <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinema_of_India </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.national.archives.gov.za/images/...
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Nations 2

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  • 1. Nations Part 2 Indian Film Briana Kather History 5 790857
  • 2. History of Film in India <ul><li>Film in India began after the screening of the Lumiere moving pictures had been shown in Mumbai. </li></ul><ul><li>The first full length movie was a silent film produced by Dadasaheb Phalke. </li></ul><ul><li>The first major chain of theaters was owned by Jamshedji Framji Madan. He oversaw the production of 10 films annually and distributed them throughout the Indian subcontinent. </li></ul><ul><li>Film became more sought at in the twentieth century as the tickets became more affordable to the common man. </li></ul><ul><li>On March 14th, 1931, Ardeshir Irani released the first Indian talking film, Alam Ara . </li></ul><ul><li>Marking the beginning of song-and-dance in India was the musical Indra Sabha and Devi Devyyani . </li></ul><ul><li>After India gained their independence in the from the late 1940s to the 1960s, the Golden Age of Indian cinema emerged. </li></ul><ul><li>Some of the best Indian films were produced during this time. </li></ul><ul><li>The films were based upon social themes that were present in India. </li></ul><ul><li>The Golden Age was a time of growth and advancement for films. </li></ul>
  • 3. Modern Indian Cinema <ul><li>In 1976 the Film Finance Corporation came under </li></ul><ul><li>criticism because they were accused of not doing enough to encourage commercial cinema. </li></ul><ul><li>Despite this criticism commercial cinema continued to rise in big films. </li></ul><ul><li>The continued growth was present in films such as Mr India 1987 and Tezaab in 1988. </li></ul><ul><li>In the 90s Tamil cinema became popular because of its ability to capture India’s imagination. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the films, Kamal Haasan was even included in Time magazine’s “All TIME” 100 best movies along with some other Indian films. </li></ul><ul><li>Multicultural music in the Indian films is also incredible. </li></ul><ul><li>Rahman’s debut soundtrack for Roja was included in Time Magazine’s “10 Best Soundtracks” of all time and later won two Academy Awards for his Slumdog Millionaire soundtrack. </li></ul><ul><li>In the last 1990s there was a reemergence of Hindi cinema by ‘Parallel Cinema’ because of the critical and commercial success of Satya . </li></ul>
  • 4. Influences in Indian Film <ul><li>There have been six major influences that have shaped Indian cinema, the first being ancient Indian epics of Mahabharata and Ramayana. The epics have influenced the thought and imagination of Indian cinema. </li></ul><ul><li>Secondly was the impact of ancient Sanskrit drama. The Rasa method of performance which stems from Sanskrit drama is the aspect of Indian film that sets it apart from the Western world. </li></ul><ul><li>Next is the traditional folk theatre of India which came about in the 10th century. </li></ul><ul><li>The fourth influence was the Parsi theatre. The theatre combined realism and fantasy, music and dance, narrative and spectacle, earthy dialogue and ingenuity of stage presentation and incorporating them into a dramatic discourse of melodrama. </li></ul><ul><li>Then was the influence of Hollywood. While they were different in the way they portrayed their film, they still got some ideas from the Hollywood industry. </li></ul><ul><li>The final influence was Western musical television. The most influential station was MTV and has been an influence since 1990. </li></ul>
  • 5. Sources <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cinema_of_India </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.national.archives.gov.za/images/nfa_old_film.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.abominationfx.com/film_strip_gif.gif </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.victorian-cinema.net/cinematographe2.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://darkcoldcoffee.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/d9-slumdog-millionaire-00-front.jpg </li></ul><ul><li>http://ssubbanna.sulekha.com/mstore/ssubbanna/albums/default/Yakshagana_bhima.jpg </li></ul>

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