Hi everybody

There are many advantages of the cinema.

Is the above sentence correct in the sense that cinema benefits people in many ways?

Many thanks.

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I am not sure if "advantage" is the right word. Perhaps benefit but you have to describe why though.
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Hi everybody

I have added context. Is the sentence in bold correct?

There are many advantages of the cinema. Films can be produced on any subject, entertainment or educational. They can show films that depict life and culture or any place. Some historical events have also been made into films.
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The reason I said "advantage" may not be the right word in your sentence is because when we make reference or use this word, we usually have a contrasting context.

If John is 6"4 and Paul is only 5"5 and they are playing a one-on-one game of basketball. It's a general belief that John has the advantage because of his height, and conversely, Paul has the disadvantage becuase he is 9 inches shorter.

So drawing from the text of your last post, we may say "the film industry has contributed a great deal on a social level because movies depict cultures and tell stories of people and places".
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