art film

(redirected from Art house films)

art film

n.
A film intended to be a serious artistic work, often experimental and not designed for mass appeal.

art′ film`


n.
a motion picture made primarily for aesthetic reasons rather than commercial profit.
[1925–30]
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Founded in 1946, it is one of the longest-running film festivals and is also known for being a prestigious platform for art house films.
The 'Ex-Machina' star also noted that moving between tentpoles and small European art house films comes naturally to her.
These include a British Film Institute neighbourhood cinema night, run by Dr Helen Wheatley, a University of Warwick associate professor in film and television studies, which showcases filmmakers and cult, independent, art house films, with a text to table service.
Rhys said funding of PS90,000 had been secured to install the state of the art digital cinema system to show art house films in the "true quirky and weird Cell B vibe" after a successful bid to Arts Council Wales and other agencies.
Regular festival draws are the Secret Cinema night, which will see clues released in coming weeks, and the art house films screened in residents' homes around Victoria Avenue and Percy Street.
Findings from a consultation exercise carried out in the spring highlighted that : 83% of respondents would use the facility; 84% would attend national theatre productions; 90% would attend music, comedy and entertainment shows; 84% would use a cine-ma showing recent films and 48% showing art house films.
CINEMA at the Hong Kong Arts Centr a landmark venue for art house films and also the base for the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society's monthly repertory film programme, Cine Fan.
Young and upcoming director Abhaya Simha who has been mostly associated with art house films has made a sincere effort to weave a love story that is watchable and sweet as the name suggests (Sakkare means sugar).
The Red Carpet Cinema is an independent cinema and cafe focusing on intelligent mainstream and art house films at Barton Marina near Barton-under-Needwood.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- Ankara has been hosting the 18th edition of its annual Festival on Wheels since Friday, and the event's fourth day promises an eclectic selection ranging from Turkish art house films to American independent animation.
Fortunately, the 62-year-old actress, who has straddled Bollywood blockbusters and art house films with ease, isn't as brusque when it comes to airing her thoughts on the importance of film festivals and the rights of filmmakers to represent their realities.
Dharmendra, 76, the star of yesteryear superhits like Bandini,Sholay, Pratigya and Dharam Veer, was chosen for the Padma Bhushan along with actress-activist Shabana Azmi, 61, who has acted in art house films like Ankur and Arth.