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by Máté Csóka
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Modernism as a period in the histories of cinema indicates the era of the welfare states (1950-1980) when „artfilm" became an institution. It means it developed not only ways for its presentation („artcinemas" and the film club movement) but ways of production and distribution in large quantities. Hollywood was in an economical crisis meanwhile, so it could export less movies to abroad and european cultural politics supported more their own films, just think about the state-owned film industries of East-Europe.
Modernism was a colourful trend, it manifested in a different way in many national cinemas. For example the french...

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