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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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Ranvir Shorey says that his forthcoming movie Kadvi Hawa , which deals with the issue of climate change, is not an art film.
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Unlike FIFA, Mogabgab is at pains to stress, the Beirut Art Film Festival has no competition.
That's worthwhile enough, but a little bit more uniqueness in the main characterizations would have made this more than just a finely crafted art film.
It's a European art film stuck in the middle of an experimental film festival.
Cinetic was interested in screening 'Say it in Russian' from its review of the Sundance Film Festival submissions and the theatrical trailer, and although we have always thought it to be a commercial rather than an art film, it does have some unusual cinematic elements.
Slovakia's Art Film Fest, with a 23-year history as a flagship of the post-Velvet Revolution cultural world, is in an expansive mood these days.
Jackson, Ashley Scott, Jason Ritter (John's son) and producer/director Brett Ratner showed up to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Gen Art Film Festival at Armani Casa on Robertson Boulevard.
Marketing an art film involves more than just buying a lot of television ads - it requires wit and creativity.
For those familiar with avantgarde film, Mekas needs need no introduction: He is the indispensable archivist, curator, fund-raiser, and proselytizer for a genre of moving-image work that is precariously poised between the art world and the art film.
MEXICO CITY For what everyone around here calls an underexploited marketplace, the art film distribution game is getting awfully crowded.