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Slow Cinema

Pub Date : 2015-12-31 | Author : Tiago de Luca | Publisher : Edinburgh University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780748696031
ISBN 13 : 0748696032

Focused on a body of films bound together through a cinematic aesthetic of slowness, this book is a pioneering effort to situate, theorise and map out slow cinema within contempora..


Slow Movies

Pub Date : 2014-03-25 | Author : Ira Jaffe | Publisher : Columbia University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780231850636
ISBN 13 : 0231850638

"In all film there is the desire to capture the motion of life, to refuse immobility," Agnes Varda has noted. But to capture the reality of human experience, cinema must fasten on ..


Between Stillness And Motion

Pub Date : 2011 | Author : Eivind Røssaak | Publisher : Amsterdam University Press

ISBN 10 : 9789089642127
ISBN 13 : 9089642129

Since the development of film as an artistic medium in the 1890s, there has been an inherent tension between still photographic images and moving cinematic images, from their form ..


Tsai Ming Liang And A Cinema Of Slowness

Pub Date : 2014 | Author : Song Hwee Lim | Publisher : University of Hawaii Press

ISBN 10 : UCSD:31822040876880
ISBN 13 :

This is the first dedicated study of all of Tsai Ming-Liangs feature length films to date. One of contemporary cinemas most distinctive filmmakers, Tsais films are typically slow p..



Transcendental Style In Film

Pub Date : 2018-05-25 | Author : Paul Schrader | Publisher : Univ of California Press

ISBN 10 : 9780520969148
ISBN 13 : 0520969146

With a new introduction, acclaimed director and screenwriter Paul Schrader revisits and updates his contemplation of slow cinema over the past fifty years. Unlike the style of psyc..


Organic Cinema

Pub Date : 2017-06-30 | Author : Thorsten Botz-Bornstein | Publisher : Berghahn Books

ISBN 10 : 9781785335679
ISBN 13 : 1785335677

The "organic" is by now a venerable concept within aesthetics, architecture, and art history, but what might such a term mean within the spatialities and temporalities of film? By ..