One of two dominant theories of conveying information in the cinema where conveying information is done by juxtaposing one image with another to produce a third idea. After DwGriffith
and Intolerance, the early Russian filmmakers took up this approach to film communication. It seemed to agree with their revolutionary ideas and seemed to be the perfect artistic expression of the HegelianDialectic?
. (See also the KuleshovExperiment