A Very Short Introduction is a concise history and examination of the vehicle of film, contemplating its job and effect on society, and in addition its future in the computerized age. Considered by numerous individuals to be the most overwhelming fine art of the twentieth century, film is both a methods for recounting stories through pictures and sounds, and an instrument of hallucination. Drawing on a scope of precedents from around the globe, this VSI thinks about the dumbfounding idea of film as a mass medium and compelling artwork; as innovation and dream; as documentary and fiction; and as amateur photography and film industry.