All posts tagged: film making

Film Locations Travel Destination

I took a film history class while in college, mostly to fulfill the electives portion of my degree program.  The course outline was to introduce the students to film making from the very beginning – from the Lumiere brothers short films made in Paris in 1895 onward.  On the first day of class, the professor gave us a one question quiz  – why do we go see films? My answer, along with everyone else in the classroom was – mostly to escape. Which apparently was not the correct answer, and so she went on to explain the many reasons  otherwise. The funny thing is no one in the classroom accepted her list and even to this day, I firmly believe that most folks go see a film to escape. So, if you think like me – then here’s a list of travel destinations to check out – where some of the best of films were made: {Salzburg photo source} {photo source for Cortona, Italy} {photo source for Nuuk, Greenland}   {Scotland photo source} {featured photo …

Are you Into French Films?

I’ve been a little off this past week in terms of craving soup, wanting to watch only classic films and longing for a trip to Paris.  Last night, I selected a dozen French films to see, even if I’ve seen them before. Here’s a list of my favorite and highly recommend French films (From top left to bottom right) 1. A Cat In Paris. 2. The Fairy. 3. I Do. 4.  Populaire 5. Romantic Annonymous 6. Amelie 7. Heartbreaker 8. The Intouchables 9. OSS 17: Cairo Nest of Spies 10. A Woman is a Woman.