Definition of cinephilia in English:

cinephilia

noun

  • See cinephile

    • ‘My cinephilia resulted almost immediately in my desire to actually become a filmmaker.’
    • ‘His new film The Dreamers can safely be summed up as the director's love letter to cinephilia.’
    • ‘Cinephilia is more than ever an active passion.’
    • ‘His movies are one of the greatest encouragements to cinephilia.’
    • ‘I'm afraid I made a film that no one will see, given the current climate and the alarming decline of cinephilia.’