Francesco Casetti is the Thomas E. Donnelley Professor of Humanities and Film and Media Studies at Yale University. He is the author of Inside the Gaze. The Fiction Film and its Spectator (Indiana UP, 1999), Theories of Cinema, 1945–1995 (1999), Eye of the Century. Film, Experience, Modernity (2008) and The Lumière Galaxy. Seven Key Words for the Cinema to Come (2015).