Re: [Frameworks] Experimental Documentary

From: Sam Wells (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Jul 19 2010 - 11:05:02 PDT

  (......experimental film's hegemonic grip on world cinema).

Shhhhh ;-)

> But unlike Fred, I wouldn't equate a tradition with a genre. I don't think
> "genre" is an appropriate term for experimental film. A genre is
> recognizable by more or less consistent characteristics of form and style,
> and I don't believe that experimental film can be unified by such
> characteristics.

I wish you were right, but I'm sorry I think it_has_ become a genre....
should I really list the formalisms ?

Maybe I'll just say that there's a reason I'm so enthusiastic about
"Rehearsals For Retirement"; for "No Quarto da Vanda" ? For "Tension/The
Void" even ???

we could talk about the "after and the montage era" "the end of the



FrameWorks mailing list
email suppressed