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film society (film club, cine‐club) 

Source:
A Dictionary of Film Studies
Author(s):

Annette Kuhn,

Guy Westwell

An organization or club formed for the purpose of screening and discussing films. The earliest formally organized film societies originated in France, including the Club des amis du septième art (CASA) set up in 1921 and the Club Français du Cinéma formed in 1922 (... ...

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