From: Chris Kennedy (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Sep 05 2008 - 10:17:06 PDT
Yes, the issues have potential relevance everywhere, but perhaps the buttons
don't. It hasn't been worth the name-calling on either side.
But Beatriz is right, sometimes our separation from the outside world on
this list gets ridiculous. Take Mason Shefa's recent post "dating a perfect
film" as an example. I know it's often hard to find the perfect man/woman,
but should we all give up so easily?
Let's move on, shall we?
On 9/5/08 9:02 AM, "Rob Gawthrop" <email suppressed> wrote:
> Film¹s materiality cannot be disconected from the material and historical
> conditions of its making and exhibition. Having said that Frameworks is an
> international list and the local politics of the U.S.A. can only sometimes be
> relevent to everyone, the political issues however are. After all doesn¹t
> avant-garde has its roots in the French Revolution?
> (and what what¹s that bit about evolution being a lie? Is this some kind of
> anti-intelectual creationism?)
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