moving picture

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in the 20th century moving pictures became an important form of artistic expression
Recent Examples on the Web The 2019 edition will include discussions not only on the future of moving pictures in the streaming era but — in a somewhat existential move — on the future of festivals themselves. Alex Ritman, The Hollywood Reporter, "Thessaloniki Fest Turns 60: Why Organizers Aim to Be "More Dynamic" Toward Cinema's New Era," 7 Sep. 2019 And when electronic and performing media came along in the 20th century, artists picked up new tools and toys, from moving pictures to recordable and replayable sound. Vince Guerrieri, Popular Mechanics, "The Secret Tech Problem at Modern Art Museums," 24 June 2019 Literature has proven a fertile source of complex female roles since the dawn of cinema, with Little Women generating its first feature moving picture adaptation in 1917. Marley Marius, Vogue, "8 Stirring Tales of Sisterhood Adapted From the Page to the Silver Screen (That Aren’t Greta Gerwig’s Little Women)," 13 July 2018 Love the way artists experiment with moving pictures and you’ll likely be entranced, and for quite a number of hours; this is a big and time-consuming show. Steve Johnson, chicagotribune.com, "MCA's new 'I Was Raised on the Internet' exhibition asks what the web has done to us," 2 July 2018 The 1930s saw the rise of the Western genre in this new art form called moving pictures. Carol Motsinger, Cincinnati.com, "Tribute or racial slur: Is it time for schools to give up Native American mascots?," 11 June 2018 Think about the canonical moving pictures of the civil-rights movement. Alexis C. Madrigal, The Atlantic, "When the Revolution Was Televised," 1 Apr. 2018 Kidder is said to have been a prominent moving picture theatre musician of Philadelphia, where his parents now reside. sandiegouniontribune.com, "The Yatko case," 28 Feb. 2018 Geneticist Seth Shipman and his team translated the pixels of Muybridge’s moving picture into a code made from the As, Ts, Gs, and Cs of DNA. Carl Engelking, Discover Magazine, "CRISPR Goes to the Movies," 24 Jan. 2018

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1896, in the meaning defined above

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