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Lumière : l'oeil, le pinceau et le Cinématographe (Arte)

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  Les frères Lumière : l'oeil, le pinceau et le Cinématographe (Arte) 56min - 18 Oct 2021

Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Surreal Cinema (The Lookout)

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 Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Surreal Cinema (The Lookout) 4min (21 June 2020)

Seeing With Another's Eyes: Slow Cinema and Marginalised Communities (Joe Turrell)

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  Seeing With Another's Eyes: Slow Cinema and Marginalised Communities (Joe Turrell) 16 march 2021 (28min) Joe Turrell reads his essay from the Cambridge Review of Books, on Slow Cinema and in particular 3 auteurs : Pedro COSTA, Lav DIAZ and WANG Bing. ( text here  - January 25th 2020) "In documenting the precarious existences of their subjects these directors use techniques rooted in a distinct cinematic philosophy: ’Slow Cinema’. It is this approach that gives these films their power, and in employing these radical techniques these directors open the door to a relationship with their subject matter which is not available through conventional methods of filmmaking. [..] First, a historical/definitional note on the term ‘Slow Cinema’. Slow Cinema is not a precisely defined or delineated collection of films and filmmakers; |..] it is a useful way of grouping together a set of filmmakers arising largely out of the mid-1990s festival circuit, whose films share important aestheti