Library


CONTEMPORARY
 CONTEMPLATIVE
CINEMA

In praise of Slowness ; Challenging the Cult of Speed ; 2005
        Carl Honoré / USA
 
Le Temps au cinéma / Turbulence and Flow : The Rhythmic Design ; 2007
        Yvette Biró / FRANCE [ excerpt / review / comment ]

Leçon de cinéma pour notre époque. Politique du sensible ; 2007
        François Laplantine (revue Murmure) / FRANCE

Double Jeu : Action et contemplation ; 2009
        Pascal Couté, David Vasse & al. / FRANCE

Pour une contemplation subversive ; 2012
        Christophe Pellet / FRANCE [ Notes pour un cinéma contemplatif ]

Pour un cinéma contemporain soustractif ; 2014 
        Antony Fiant / FRANCE [link]

Slow Movies: Countering the Cinema of Action ; 2014
        Ira Jaffe / USA

On Slowness: Toward an Aesthetic of the Contemporary ; 2014
        Lutz Koepnick

Pick Up A Camera, And Go To Town : Discussing "Observational Film" ; 2015
        Kazuhiro Soda / JAPAN

Motion(less) Pictures: The Cinema of Stasis ; 2015
        Justin Remes / USA [link]

Boredom and Art : Passions of the Will to Boredom ; 2015
        Julian-Jason Haladyn / UK
 
Slow Cinema ; 2016
        Tiago De Luca, Nuno Barradas Jorge & al. / UK

The Long Take : Art Cinema and the Wondrous ; 2017
        Lutz Koepnick

Plotinus and the Moving Image ; 2018
        Thorsten Botz-Bornstein, Giannis Stamatelos & al.
        [ The Simplicity of Contemplative Cinema in the light of Plotinus' Philosophy ]

Poetics of Slow Cinema : Nostalgia, Absurdism, Boredom ; 2018
        Emre Çağlayan / UK

Transcendental Style in film ; re-edition 2018 (1972)
        Paul Schrader / USA [ Rethinking Transcendental Style ]

Qu'est-ce que le réel ? / What Is Real? ; 2018
        Omnibus / FRANCE [here]
 
Filmer le quotidien ; 2019
        Sarah Leperchey, José Moure & al / FRANCE

Czas w kinie: Doświadczenie temporalne w Slow Cinema / Time in Cinema: Temporal Experience in Slow Cinema ; 2019
        Marta Stańczyk / POLAND

Le cinématographe contemplateur dans la transmission du territoire nordique québécois ; 2019
        Louis Moulin / CANADA

Die lange Einstellung – Dauer, Kontinuität und Mystik / The long shot - duration, continuity and mysticism; 2020
        Christian Kaiser / GERMANY [here]

Human Condition(s) : An aesthetic of cinematic slowness ; 2021
        Nadin Mai / FRANCE [here]

Slow Cinema: a memória e o fascínio pelo tempo no documentário contemporâneo / Slow Cinema: the memory and fascination for time in contemporary documentary ; 2021
        Mariana Sibele Fernandes / PORTUGAL

Durational Cinema, A Short History of Long Films ; 2022
        Michael Walsh / SWITZERLAND [here]

Nonprofessional Film Performances ; 2023
        Miguel Gaggiotti / UK on La Libertad, Honor de Cavalleria

Lo que dura una película: Una antología sobre slow cinema ; 2023
        David Aguilera Ferragut, Iona Sharp Casas & al / SPAIN


MONOGRAPHIES

Chantal AKERMAN [Belgium]

Nothing Happens: Chantal Akerman's Hyperrealist Everyday ; 1996
        Ivones Margulies / USA

Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du commerce, 1080 Bruxelles de Chantal Akerman ; 2020
        Corinne MAURY / FR

 

Lisandro ALONSO [Argentina]

Refocus : the films of Lisandro Alonso ; 2020
        Michael Talbott & al. / UK
 
Lisandro Alonso : habiter la nature, rêver le cinéma ; 2020
        Adrien-Gabriel Bouche / France


Roy ANDERSSON [Sweden]

Complex Staging: The Hidden Dimensions of Roy Andersson's Aesthetics ; 2014
        Julian Hanich / [PDF] in Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism

Towards a Cinema of Contemplation: Roy Andersson's Aesthetics and Ethics ; 2017
        Julianne Qiuling Ma YANG / HK [PDF]

Film Konzepte #60 : Roy Andersson, 2020
        Collective

James BENNING [USA]

Moving Landscape: landschaft und film ; 2006
        James Benning / Germany

James Benning ; 2008
        Barbara Pinchler / USA
 
James Benning: Decoding Fear ; 2017
        James Benning & al. / USA

James Benning's Environments: Politics, Ecology, Duration ; 2019
        Nikolaj Lubecker & al. / USA

Ten Skies ; 2021
        Erika Bolsom / Germany [here]

 

Nuri Bilge CEYLAN [Turkey]

The cinema of Nuri Bilge Ceylan : the global vision of a Turkish filmmaker ; 2018
        Bülent Diken / UK

SineCine journal of Cinema Studies ; 2020 ; Volume 11, numero 2 [PDF]
        Kurtuluş ÖZYAZICI / TURKEY [Nuri Bilge CEYLAN and Slow Cinema]



Pedro COSTA [Portugal]

ReFocus: The Films of Pedro Costa, Producing and Consuming Contemporary Art Cinema ; 2019
        Nuno Barradas Jorge / UK

Pedro Costa, cinéaste de la lisière ; 2022
        Antony Fiant / FR




Tacita DEAN [UK]

Tacita Dean: Film Works ; 2009
        Briony Fer & al. / UK

Tacita Dean Landscape, portrait, still life ; 2018
        Collective / UK
 
Lav DIAZ [The Philippines]

Melancholia : the long, slow cinema of Lav Diaz ; 2015
        William Brown [PDF]

Conversations with Lav Diaz 2010-2020 ; 2020
        Michael Guarneri / Italy [here]

Sine ni Lav Diaz A Long Take on the Filipino Auteur ; 2021
        Coll. / UK [here]


Nikolaus GEYRHALTER [Austria]

Räume in der Zeit: Die Filme von Nikolaus Geyrhalter : 2015
        Alejandro Bachmann & al.


Sergei LOZNITSA [Ukraine]

Images Documentaires n°88/89 : Sergei Loznitsa ; 2017
        Collectif / FR

Sergei Loznitsa: Un cinéma à l'épreuve du monde ; 2022
        Céline Gailleurd ; Damien Marguet ; Eugénie Zvonkine / FR

 
Carlos REYGADAS [Mexico]

Cinesthésie : le cinéma des sens de Carlos Reygadas ; 2020
        Louise Ibañez-Drillières / FR

 
Béla TARR & Agnes HRANITZKY [Hungary]

Béla Tarr, le temps d'après ; 2011
        Jacques Rancière / FRANCE

The cinema of Béla Tarr, the circle closes ; 2013
        Andras Balint Kovacs

Béla Tarr, de la colère au tourment ; 2016
        Collectif

Organic Cinema: Film, Architecture, and the Work of Béla Tarr ; 2017
        Thorsten Botz-Bornstein / UK

Slow Places in Béla Tarr's Films : The intersection of Geography, Ecology and Slow Cinema ; 2021
        Clara Orban / USA


TSAI Ming liang [Taiwan]

Tsai Ming Liang ; 1999
        Olivier Joyard, Jean-Pierre Rehms, Danièle Rivière / FRANCE

Cinematic Absence: An Analysis of Tsai Ming-liang's "Goodbye Dragon Inn" ; 2009
        Joshua Willey ; USA

Tsai Ming-liang and a Cinema of Slowness ; 2014
        Song Hwee Lim / USA

La marche contemplative : les scènes de marche dans les films de Tsai Ming-liang ; 2016
        Qi-wen Zhang / France

Goodbye, Dragon Inn ; 2021
        Nick Pinkerton / Germany [here]

Cruisy, Sleepy, Melancholy: Sexual Disorientation in the Films of Tsai Ming-liang ; Oct 2022
        Nicholas de Villiers / USA
  

WANG Bing [China]

Images documentaires n°77 : Wang Bing, 2013
        Collectif / FR

Wang Bing
, 2014
        Caroline Renard et al. / FR

Wang Bing. Alors la Chine, 2014
        Emmanuel Burdeau, Eugenio Renzi / FR

Wang Bing un geste documentaire de notre temps, 2019
        Antony Fiant / FR

Wang Bing : l'œil qui marche, 2021
        Wang Bing & Dominique Païni / FR


Apichatpong WEERASETHAKUL [Thailand]

Apichatpong Weerasethakul : 2009 
        James Quandt / Canada
 
Apichatpong Weerasethakul : For Tomorrow For Tonight : 2011 
        Maeve Butler
 
Apichatpong Weerasethakul : 2011 
        Gary Carrion-Murayari

Apichatpong Weerasethakul : Photophobia : 2014 
        Nach Widner
 
Apichatpong Weerasethakul Sourcebook : The Serenity of Madness : 2016 
        Collective
 
Apichatpong Weerasethakul : 2017 
        Dana Linssen

Nocturnal Fabulations: 
Ecology, Vitality and Opacity in the Cinema of Apichatpong Weerasethakul : 2017 
        Érik Bordeleau, Toni Pape, Ronald Rose-Antoinette, Adam Szymanski / UK [PDF]

 

PERIODICS

Fireflies : #1 Pasolini-Weerasethakul ; #2 Tarr-Kiarostami ; #3 Denis-JZK ; #4 Costa-Rivers ; #5 Schanelec-Varda ; #6 Guiraudie-Serra
 
The Art(s) of Slow Cinema : 2019, 2020

Viennale's Textur #2 Kelly Reichardt ; #4 Darezhan Omirbayev ; #6 Lisandro Alonso

THESES

The Contemplative Landscape : 'Allegories of Space in Cinema
        David Melbye ; Aug 2006 / USA

Lav Diaz: un cineasta indipendente tra esistenzialismo e “stile trascendentale” / Lav Diaz: an independent filmmaker between existentialism and 'transcendental style'
        Michael Guarneri ; 2009-2010 / ITALY

        Matthew Flanagan ; Oct 2012 / UK


        Rafał Syska : 2014 / POLAND

        Orhan Emre Çağlayan; Feb 2014 / UK         Hubert Poul; 2014 / CZECH REPUBLIC

Le corps épuisé : étude du cinéma de Tsai Ming-liang
        Benjamin Rifflard ; 2014 / FRANCE
        on TSAI Ming Liang
 
        Nadin Mai : 2015 / UK

Het dwaallicht vertaald naar Slow Cinema -De wandelaar in hedendaagse langspeelfilm / The wandering light translated into Slow Cinema -The walker in contemporary feature film
        Anne Verbeure ; 2015 / GERMANY
        on Lav Diaz, Albert Serra, Jia Zhangke, Lisandro Alonso

        Jakob Boer; 22 January 2015         Hajnal Király; July 2015

        Elina Reitere ; 2015 / GERMANY

        Rick Warner, 2015


Olika leka bäst: En studie i samspel mellan olika berättarmodeller och element från slow cinema / Different play best: A study in the interaction between different narrative models and elements from slow cinema
        Jonathan Ekenberg, 2015 / SWEDEN

Forme della temporalità nel Contemporary Contemplative Cinema / Forms of Temporality
in Contemporary Contemplative Cinema
        Alessandro Giovannini, 2016 / ITALY

Speeding Slowness: Neo-Modern Contemplative and Sublime Cinema Aesthetics in Godfrey Reggio’s Qatsi Trilogy
        Boczkowska Kornelia; 2016

        Bolesław Racięski, 2016

La musique en direct et le cinéma contemplatif comme vecteur d'émotion envers le spectateur / Live music and contemplative cinema as a means of conveying emotion to the viewer
        Kenny Leguier ; 2016 / CANADA

La marche contemplative : les scènes de marche dans les films de Tsai Ming-liang / The contemplative walk: walking scenes in Tsai Ming-liang's films
        Qi-wen Zhang ; 2016 / FRANCE

        Horacio Muñoz Fernández; 2017

        Fauzi Naeim Mohamed, 2017 / MALAYSIA

Cinemas of Endurance
        Adam Cottrel, 2017 / USA

Hahmoja Usvassa Slow cinema suomalaisessa videotaiteessa / Characters in the fog, Slow Cinema in Finnish Video Art
        Juho Järvi, 2018 / FINLAND

O VENTO NAS ÁRVORES: LONGA DURAÇÃO CONTEMPORÂNEA E SUA CONDIÇÃO DE VISIONAMENTO / THE WIND IN THE TREES: CONTEMPORARY LONG DURATION AND ITS VIEWING CONDITION
        Pablo Gêa, 2018 / PORTUGAL

A ghost of the past : Norwegian Slow TV and the phantom rides of early cinema
        Björn Lindell, 2018 / SWEDEN

I don't know what the people do all day : A viagem e a paisagem no Slow Cinema
        André Francisco, 2020 / PORTUGAL

Un athéisme spirituel : Temps et danse dans le cinéma de Béla Tarr / A spiritual atheism: Time and dance in the cinema of Béla Tarr
        Etienne Goudreau-Lajeunesse, juin 2020 / CANADA

Espaços Temporais / Time Spaces
        Rayman Aluy Virmond Juk, nov 2020 / PORTUGAL

        Gawan Fagard, 20?? / BELGIUM

Slow Cinema: narrative, minimalism and indeterminacy in Kenyan cinema
        Emmanuel S. Wanyonyi, 2022 / SOUTH AFRICA

Towards the Open Image: A Dialectical Materialist Critique of the Long Cinematic Duration in the Cinema of Lav Diaz
        Adrian Dollente Mendizabal, 5 July 2023 / THE PHILIPPINES


ARTICLES

Body Beautiful: Making the Figure of Women in Film, Contemplation on the Iranian New-Wave Cinema of the Past Decade
        Sholeh Shahrokhi ; 2009 / USA

Wastrels of Time: Slow Cinema's Laboring Body, The Spectator and The Queer
        Karl Schoonover ; 2012 / USA in The Journal of Cinema and Media

The Aesthetics of Slow Cinema
        Nadin Mai ; dec 2012 / UK unpublished conference paper

Wyzwolenie kina. Narracja w Slow Cinema / The Liberation of Cinema: Narrative in Slow Cinema
        Miłosz Stelmach ; 2014 / POLAND


James Benning et les fruits de la contemplation
        Anthony Martino-Maurice ; 2015   

Slow Time, Visible Cinema: Duration, Experience, and Spectatorship
        Tiago de Luca ; Fall 2016 / USA

Take your time : Towards a Theory of Contemplative Spectatorship in Cinema
        Jakob Boer ; 2016 / NETHERLANDS

Watching Paint Dry. An Investigation into Film Style and Time Experience in Viewing Slow Cinema
        Jakob Boer ; 2016 / NETHERLANDS

The Outsider Within: Béla Tarr and Hungarian National Cinema
        Lilla Toke ; 2016 

The Aesthetics of Boredom. Slow Cinema and the Virtues of the Long Take in Once Upon a Time in Anatolia
        Emre Çağlayan ; 2016 ; AUSTRALIA ; in Projections

Nieustępliwe trwanie. Przeformułowanie realizmu filmowego w kinie Lisandra Alonso / Unrelenting Persistence. A reformulation of film realism in the cinema of Lisandro Alonso
        Marta Stańczyk ; 2018 / POLAND

Медленное кино"(" Cinema of slowness"): к истории понятия / Cinema of slowness: Towards a history of the concept
        JV Isaeva ; 2018 / BULGARIA

Expressing Duration with Digital Micromanipulations: Digital Experimental Documentaries of James Benning, Sharon Lockhart, and Thom Andersen
        Kim Jihoon ; 2018 / SOUTH KOREA in Cinema Journal


Real and slow: The poetics and politics of The Naked Island
        Lauri Kitsnik ; 2018 / JAPAN in Asian Cinema

Slow Cinema and Contemplative Politics: Radical Documentaries in the 21st Century
        Sarah Hamblin ; Sept 2019 / USA in Studies in Documentary Films

Modernist belatedness in contemporary slow cinema
        Angelos Koutsourakis ; Autumn 2019 / UK in 
Screen, Volume 60, Issue 3

Boredom revisited, or how Andy Warhol predated slow cinema
        Kornelia Boczkowska ; april 2020 /  in Short Film Studies

Uważne spojrzenie–nowy paradygmat poznawczy dla europejskiego kina slow / Mindful look: A new cognitive paradigm for the European slow cinema
        Anna Maria Piskorska ; 2020 /  POLAND 

Eine kurze Geschichte langweiliger Filme / A brief history of boring films
        Jonathan Klamer ; 2020 / GERMANY

Ética do Slow Cinema: Lentidão e hesitação no cinema contemporâneo / Slow Cinema Ethics: Slowness and hesitation in contemporary cinema
        Eduardo Brandão Pinto ; 2021 / BRAZIL in Aniki

Attention, Distraction and the Distribution of the Senses: “Slow”, “Reflexive” and “Contemplative” between Cinema and the Museum
        Thomas Elsaesser ; 2021 / POLAND in Panoptikum

Time Flows: Rhythm in Slow Cinema
        Marta Stańczyk ; 2021 / POLAND in Panoptikum

On the Margin of Satantango. Some Remarks on Slow Cinema
        Mirosław Przylipiak ; 2021 / POLAND in Panoptikum

Regards, contemplation et temporalité dans le cinéma de Miguel Gomes / Gaze, contemplation and temporality in the cinema of Miguel Gomes
        Federico Pierotti ; hiver 2021 / FRANCE in textimage

Enjeux oniriques, poétiques et esthétiques d’une suspension du récit dans Cemetery of Splendour d’Apichatpong Weerasethakul : analyse d’une séquence / Oneiric, poetic and aesthetic issues of a suspension of the narrative in Apichatpong Weerasethakul's Cemetery of Splendour: analysis of a sequence
        Antony Fiant ; hiver 2021 / FRANCE in textimage

Durational Metamorphosis
        Jordan Schonig ; 2021 / in The Shape of Motion: Cinema and the Aesthetics of Movement

The Art Of Wasting Time
        Faiyaz Jafri ; Dec 2021 / in ASIFA

L'espace du "plan long" : étude des liens entre l'écoulement du temps et la plasticité spatiale du cinéma
        Antoine Gaudin ; 2021 / FRANCE

In Search of Korean Dream: Zhang Lu’s Cinema of Inaction
        Hee-seung Irene Lee ; 2021 / SOUTH KOREA in Korean Studies

Um cinema que não quer ser cinema: resistência intelectual e cinematografia artística amadora / A cinema that doesn't want to be cinema: intellectual resistance and artistic amateur cinematography
        Arthur Caria ; Oct 2020-Apr 2022 / BRAZIL

The Eroticism of Landscape in Contemporary Contemplative Cinema
        Rosine Bénard O'Kelly ; 11 Feb 2022

When Sympathy Hesitates: An Empathetic Understanding of Cinematic Slowness in Stray Dogs
        Hui-Han Chen ; 2023 ; UK in Film Philosophy

Slow beauty: Refocusing Oliver Hermanus’s Skoonheid through a slow cinema lens
        Emmanuel Wanyonyi ; 2023 ; SOUTH AFRICA in Tydskrif Vir Letterkunde

Aesthetics of Slowness, Aesthetics of Boredom. Productivity and Tedium in the Cinema of Tsai Ming-liang
        Giulia Tronconi ; June 2023 ; UK-USA in Screen Bodies

Striking Beauty on Recuperating the Beautiful in Cinema
        Julian Hanich ; 2023 ; published in What Film is Good For : On the Values of Spectatorship

Are Film Festivals a Last Resort? Chinese Audiences’ Attitudes towards Slow Cinema
        Yinze Li ; July 2023 ; UK

From Free to Slow: A Journey Through Documentary Form
        Jeremy Bubb ; 2023 ; UK in The Place of Poetics Within Documentary Filmmaking: The Art of Fact




Related resource on Unspoken Cinema : 



Comments