From: Sam Wells (email suppressed)
Date: Mon Jul 19 2010 - 11:05:02 PDT
(......experimental film's hegemonic grip on world cinema).
> 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
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
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