In the introduction to her book Crisis and Capitalism in Contemporary Argentine Cinema (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 2009), Joanna Page summarises the vicissitudes of the Argentine film industry from the 1990s until now and establishes the theoretical framework of her research. By highlighting the relationship between Argentina’s economic and political situation and its […]
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‘One consistent lesson from the history of film theory is that there has never been a general consensus concerning the answer to the question “What is cinema?” And for this reason the evolving thought on cinema in the twentieth century has persisted in a continual state of identity crisis.’ — D. N. Rodowick
On the occasion of the publishing of the new anthology Jean Epstein: Critical Essays and New Translations (Amsterdam University Press, 2012) edited by Sarah Keller and Jason N. Paul, MUBI is reprinting an essay by Nicole Brenez called ‘Ultra-Modern: Jean Epstein, or Cinema “Serving the Forces of Transgression and Revolt”‘. In one section of the […]
The online publication Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image published an interview with Jacques Rancière on the subject of his book Les écarts du cinéma (Paris: La Fabrique editions, 2011). This is a good companion piece to our translation of the book’s prologue ‘The Gaps of Cinema’.