Re: [Frameworks] films that consider the idea of a super hero

From: malgosia askanas <>
Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2011 15:34:55 -0400

But can't there be undependent films that deal with cultural artifacts? For example, can't you imagine an undependent film that's a meditation of some kind on the Sagrada Familia?


At 2:17 PM -0500 7/27/11, Fred Camper wrote:
>Quoting Bryan Konefsky <>:
>> Hi all - I was recently asked to curate a program of
>> un-dependent cinema that in some way considers the concept
>> of the super hero....
>Am I the only one who sees a bit of an oxymoron here? Sorry to be 
>playing the cranky role, but, while I think any subject can produce a 
>great film, it seems to me that if what is meant is comic book super 
>hero then such films are not "undependent."
>If that is *not* the only thing that is meant, then, obviously, "The 
>Art of Vision" / "Dog Star Man," which, rather beautifully, is about 
>the failure of "hero."
>Fred Camper
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