Film is a genre of art created by projecting photographs at a fast rate.


Actuality film - Short-lived, 1895-1908. It consists of plain footage of real-life events (B-roll), similar to a documentary, but shorter (1-10 min long) and with no narrative structure.

A Trip Down Market Street (1905)

Recommended Films

Films by George Melies


Pauvre pierrot (1892)

La Fantasmagorie (1908)

Little Nemo (1911) (last three minutes)

The Pet (1921)

Koko's Earth Control (1928)

Scherzo (1942)


Gusi-lebedi (1949) - Goose-swans

Skazka o ribake i ribke (1950) - The Tale of the Fisherman and the Fish