Conceptual movies re-take

From: Jonathan Walley (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Mar 19 2009 - 11:38:32 PDT

Hello all,

Over a year ago, there was a thread on Frameworks called "Conceptual
Movies," about works identified as "films" that existed only as sets
of instructions, declarations, or ideas. That is, "films" that were
unrealized or, more to the point, never meant to be realized (i.e. in
the film medium). Several frameworkers mentioned the Lettrists, and
referenced some texts in French. Can anyone recommend good readings on
these works, in English?

Along similar lines, can anyone recommend good readings on related
work by Peter Weibel?

Thanks in advance,


Jonathan Walley
Assistant Professor
Department of Cinema
Denison University
Granville, Ohio
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