Features:

Editorial Necsus

For a radical media archaeology: A conversation with Wolfgang Ernst by Elodie Roy

Statistic intersubjectivity: A phenomenology of television audiences by Christian Ferencz-Flatz

Taking stock: Two decades of teaching the history, theory, and practice of audiovisual film criticism by Michael Witt

 

Special section: #True

edited by Ilona Hongisto, Toni Pape, and Alanna Thain

Introduction: The ring of the true in contemporary media by Ilona Hongisto, Toni Pape, and Alanna Thain

The case of the speculative detective: Aesthetic truths and the television ‘crime board’ by Rob Coley

False color/real life: Chromo-politics and François Laruelle’s photo-fiction by Yvette Granata

Sweeping changes in Eastern Europe: The documentary frame in Gerd Kroske’s Kehraus trilogy (1990-2006) by Ilona Hongisto

Training the eye for war: A politics of spatial fictions by Emanuel Licha

Acts of laughter, acts of tears: The production of ‘truth-effects’ in Oriana Fox’s The O Show and Gillian Wearing’s Self Made by Maria Walsh 

Cinema’s Turing test: Consciousness, digitality, and operability in Hardcore Henry by Chang-Min Yu 

 

Festival reviews:

edited by Marijke de Valck and Skadi Loist

Current trends across three European human rights film festivals by Marijke de Valck

Romanian and Hungarian film cultures at the Transilvania International Film Festival by Peter Virginas

Rethinking geolinguistic spaces: The San Sebastian Film Festival between Latin America and Europe by Amaia Nerecan Umaran and Aida Vallejo 

Exhibition reviews:

edited by Miriam De Rosa and Malin Wahlberg

Archives of the Present − Memory Work in the Making: Transmission From the Liberated Zones (Filipa César, 2015) by Malin Wahlberg

Confronting the screen. Pipilotti Rist: Pixel Forest at the New Museum by Barbora Bartunkova

William Kentridge: Thick Time by Yvette Greslé 

Audiovisual essays:

guest edited by Kevin B. Lee

Critique, protest, activism, and the video essay by Kevin B. Lee

My crush was a superstar by Chloé Galibert-Laîné

Outbreak of violent protests prompts a state of emergency by Anti-Banality Union

Snake oil in N—–town by Steven Boone

Problems with the gendered POV shot in Lilya 4-Ever by Kiera Sandusky