Re: films/videos dealing with power

From: Rob Gawthrop (email suppressed)
Date: Fri Jan 09 2009 - 09:17:42 PST

Strom (current) Andreas Troger and Sylvia Kirchhoff - uses and abuses of
Die Bilder (the pictures) Marcel Schwierin - formation of Nazi aesthetics
in 'home movies' of family landscape and skiing
Xala (impotence) Ousman Sembene
Weekend Jean Luc Godard
Victory Thru Film Power Jeff Keen
Invisible Adversaries Valie Export


On 9/1/09 14:48, "Shelly Silver" <email suppressed> wrote:

> dear all:
> i'm putting together several classes that deal with power - different
> varieties of power relations between those filmed and those doing the
> filming. this could be extreme (or less extreme) interactions where
> the filmmaker/cameraperson has power (most typical) or where it's
> firmly in the hands of the people being filmed. This power can come
> through the presence of the camera, through verbal interaction, or
> anything else.
> I'm most interested in those cases which would make the audience feel
> uneasy/queasy watching.
> suggestions?
> best!
> shelly
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