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also cin·e·ast  (sĭn′ē-ăst) or cin·é·aste (sĭn′ā-äst′)
1. A film or movie enthusiast.
2. A person involved in filmmaking.

[French cinéaste, from ciné, cinema, short for cinéma; see cinema.]
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(Film) an enthusiast for films
[C20: French, from cinema + -aste, as -ast in enthusiast]
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or cin•e•ast or cin•é•aste

(ˈsɪn iˌæst, ˈsɪn eɪ-)

1. any person, esp. a director or producer, associated professionally with filmmaking.
2. an aficionado of filmmaking.
[1925–30; < French cinéaste=ciné- cine- + -aste, as in ecclésiaste, gymnaste, etc.; see -ast]
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[ˈsɪnɪæst] Ncinéfilo/a m/f
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nCineast(in) m(f), → Kinoliebhaber(in) m(f)
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The premiere is sponsored by The Probe Team, UP Cineastes' Studio and UP Cinema as Art Movement (UPCam).
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Les cineastes sont appeles a prendre leur temps afin d'apprehender en profondeur les "revolutions du printemps arabe" et relater, a juste titre, les evenements qui en decoulent, ont souligne les intervenants au Forum "Le cinema, la femme et le reve du printemps arabe", organise dans le cadre du Festival international du film de femmes de Sale (FIFFS).
Organizers of the Fajr International Film Festival, in collaboration with the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, arranged the two-day conference on February 5 and 6, by inviting a group of Iranian and foreign cineastes, writers and critics.
Mais l'existence d'une tradition ne signifie pas pour autant une continuite, ni dans l'engagement des cineastes, ni dans l'interaction sociale que font naitre les films.
Diehard cineastes or just movie fans eager for a free screening?