Definition of Dogme in English:

Dogme

(also Dogma)

noun

  • A set of guidelines intended to produce simpler, more naturalistic films, unembellished by elaborate cinematography or contrived plots. Also: the group of film-makers following such guidelines, or this approach, considered as a school or movement. Also more fully "Dogme 95".

Origin

1990s; earliest use found in Norman Mailer (1923–2007), novelist and journalist. From Danish dogme, specific use of dogme.

Pronunciation

Dogme

/ˈdɒɡmə/