Features:

Editorial Necsus

Temps mort: Speaking about Chantal Akerman (1950-2015) by Eric de Kuyper and Annie van den Oever

Agamben’s cinema: Psychology versus an ethical form of life by Janet Harbord

Richard Serra: Sculpture, television, and the status quo by Francesco Spampinato

Dredging, drilling, and mapping television’s swamps: An interview with John Caldwell on the 20th anniversary of Televisuality by Markus Stauff


Special section: Vintage

guest edited by Kim Knowles

Locating vintage by Kim Knowles

A theoretical approach to vintage: From oenology to media by Katharina Niemeyer

Technostalgia of the present: From technologies of memory to a memory of technologies by Tim van der Heijden

The way we watched: Vintage television programmes, memories, and memorabilia by Helen Piper

Retro, faux-vintage, and anachronism: When cinema looks back by Stefano Baschiera and Elena Caoduro

No time like the past?: On the new role of vintage and retro in the magazines Scandinavian Retro and Retro Gamer by Kristian Handberg

Death, beauty, and iconoclastic nostalgia: Precarious aesthetics and Lana Del Rey by Arild Fetveit


Audiovisual essays:

edited by Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin

Learning from popular genres – with help from the audiovisual essay by C. Álvarez López and A. Martin

Construction of a Heist by Henrike Lindenberger

Comedy Vitti Style by Pasquale Iannone


Book reviews:

edited by Lavinia Brydon and Alena Strohmaier (NECS Publication Committee)

The Lumière Galaxy by Francesco Pitassio

Beautiful Data / The Democratic Surround by Malte Hagener

Cinema of the Swimming Pool / Cinema as Weather by Adam O’Brien


Festival reviews:

edited by Marijke de Valck and Skadi Loist (Film Festival Research Network)

Selling film in the summer of 2015: Midnight Sun, Il Cinema Ritrovato, and Karlovy Vary by Maria San Filippo

Made in Peru: Lima Film Festival comes of age by Sarah Barrow

Strong positioning on the international festival circuit: An interview with Diana Iljine of Filmfest München by Tanja C. Krainhöfer


Exhibition reviews:

edited by Miriam De Rosa and Malin Wahlberg (NECS Publication Committee)

Hollis Frampton’s ‘other work’ by Michael Zryd

Theaters: Cinematic vintage magnified by Miriam De Rosa

Arab Pop: Whose Gaze is it Anyway? by James Harvey-Davitt

Artists’ Film Biennial, ICA 2014 by Sophia Satchell-Baeza