Previous versions of Thema are still available 1.3 1.2 1.1 1.0.
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Use all A* codes for: specialist and general adult titles, including both highly illustrated and more text-based works. For a hobby or recreational approach, prefer a WF* code as the main subject and supplement with A* code(s) where appropriate. Use all A* codes with: other subject categories and qualifiers as appropriate, in particular STYLE 6*, plus PLACE 1* and TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers
Use all AT* codes with: STYLE 6*, PLACE 1* and TIME PERIOD 3* Qualifiers as appropriate
Use all ATF* codes for: performing arts aspects only, both for the traditional big screen and made-for-TV movies or for long-form films made for new media, including streaming, on demand or other services (but excluding episodic presentations).
See also: KNTC Film, TV and Radio industries
|ATFN||Film: styles and genres
Use for: works about specific styles or genres of cinema. Use with: ATM* codes or other ATF* codes to describe the specific style or genre of film, as appropriate.
See also: ATM* Film, television, radio and performing arts genres and its subcategories
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