Material properties of historical film in the digital age

by Barbara Flueckiger In his landmark study The Virtual Life of Film, David N. Rodowick rephrases André Bazin’s famous question ‘what is cinema?’ using the past tense: ‘what was cin... Read more →

The care for opacity: On Tsai Ming-Liang’s conservative filmic gesture

by Erik Bordeleau A thin veneer of immediate reality is spread over natural and artificial matter, and whoever wishes to remain in the now, with the now, on the now, should please not break ... Read more →