Film Therapy: 5 Benefits of watching movies

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Do you think watching movies benefit us in anyway?

Can you think of any movie which changed your life forever?

The answers coming for the above mentioned questions are usually contrasting in nature which show a discrepancy from person to person. Most of the people would never agree with the benefits that movies have knowingly or unknowingly on them, rather they are not diligent enough to find out that fact. On the other hand there are some people who value their time and always attempt to extract more than meagre entertainment from a movie by delving in them.

This article just does the same, it unblocks the knots of thought process of the influence of movies in us. Here are some of the end products of film psychotherapy-

  • Entertainment-

    This effect of the movie is the most primitive and usually experienced by each and every person watching it, as far as the movie is entertaining in nature. Human mind is designed and destined to work hard and usually for a specific task, Diversion and recreation for mind is very essential for enhancing its efficiency.

  • Triggers imagination-

    Most of the movies are basically work of imagination and when we indulge in watching such movies it also triggers our thought process and imagination. Subjective approach to movies tends to take out subjective inferences from a movie which in itself is a form mental exercise and entertainment as well.

  • Inspiration-

    Movies can have a profound effect on us. Watching an inspirational movie of the genre or section we best relate to can light the fire within us to go out and make a difference in ourselves and society as well.

  • Education-

    Learning is a never ending process and there is no specific source of learning as well. Supporting the argument, movies can also be a source of education in wide range of fields such as- Science, Humanity, Society, Politics, business and what not. Movies also make us learn the importance of “team work”. As a movie isn’t made by contribution of just a single person but a complete team of people specializing in different types of responsibilities.

  • Contribution-

    While watching movies we are not simply buying entertainment for ourselves but also contributing in providing and supporting employment to thousands of people who come together and work to deliver us the best possible content.




          So far we’ve discussed the great impact that movies can have on us. But our busy life has estranged us from movies, considering a time saving source like can help us to avoid missing out on great contents.

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