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„Czciciele torrentów” Rozważania o współczesnym modelu kinofilii
Worshippers torrents. Reflections on the contemporary model of cinephilia

Author(s): Grzegorz Zyzik
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Theatre, Dance, Performing Arts, Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Media studies, Communication studies, Theory of Communication, Sociology of Culture, Sociology of the arts, business, education, Film / Cinema / Cinematography, ICT Information and Communications Technologies, Sociology of Art
Published by: Szkoła Wyższa Psychologii Społecznej

Summary/Abstract: Contemporary cinema screen seems to be losing the status of the dominant interface for the viewer of the movie. Digitalization and computerization have contributed to the transfer of a film text in precinct other “media generation” and cultural codes. Susan Sontag predicting the collapse of the movies this process was associated with the disappearance cinephil in its current form. The purpose of this article is to answer the question of whether today we can talk about the experience cinephil. Experience film gains its specificity by the fact that there is a network of different types of discourses. The article aims to present contemporary model cinephily. Its specificity is associated with the activities of network users. Since everything today is changing, it becomes logical to introduce them also in the traditional meaning of the concepts cinema and cinephile. Interesting also seems to question whether the experiences of modern cinephiles enter the canon of human customs and practices of the XXI century, and if so, what will take place. The conclusions of the issues raised will be used to answer questions about the shape of modern cinephily, its implications for changes in the perception of film content and specific to redefine the relationship between reality and media representation.

  • Issue Year: 43/2015
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 92-97
  • Page Count: 6
  • Language: Polish