Why doesn't cinema teach you anything? Longread

16 March, 2022

The text of the discussion of the phenomenon of cinema and its (non)philosophical nature in the podcast "Non-artistic intelligence".

Many believe that cinema is the first of the modern arts. But perhaps this is not art at all, but only an industry. Anton Kuznetsov, a researcher at the Moscow Center for Consciousness Studies at the Faculty of Philosophy of Moscow State University, and Elena Boyarshinova, a specialist in the field of cinema aesthetics and a philosophy teacher, talk about how to understand the phenomenon of cinema and why it can be argued that cinema teaches nothing.