Glosssary

Mis en scene: elements that appear on camera and their arrangement

Shot reverse shot: Character A is shown looking at character B and then character B is shown looking at character A

pan/track/zoom: moving the camera sideways/ following an object with the camera/ getting a closer image of something

psychoanalysis: cinema’s relationship to an ideology

suture: technique to make the audience forget about the camera to stitch them into the story/world

the gaze: depicting women from masculine heterosexual perspective

audience: people witnessing the movie

representation: the way cinema portrays certain communities

montage: mixing separate actions in editing to create one whole