Theses on cinema as philosophy
Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism
Wiley-Blackwell Publishing, Inc.
The article explores the link between motion pictures and philosophy, citing film's contribution to philosophy, and the illustrative and heuristic roles of films. The philosophical contributions of films may be examined in the films "Vredens Dag," or "Day of Wrath," where filmmaker, Carl Theodor Dreyer used various specifically cinematic means to express ideas pertaining to ethical and epistemic issues, while "The Seventh Seal," provides some ideas about religion.
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Livingston, P. (2006). Theses on cinema as philosophy. Journal of Aesthetics & Art Criticism, 64(1), 11-18. doi: 10.1111/j.0021-8529.2006.00225.x