This clip from the conclusion to The Virgin Suicides will get you ready for Anna Backman Rogers’ essay on ephemeral bodies and threshold creatures in the premiere issue of NECSUS, under the special thematic section ‘crisis’. For more on the ‘gaps that remain’, see Jacques Rancière’s introductory essay in the same issue.
Film Studies for Free links to a master class in film criticism hosted by Jacques Rancière as well as a couple of related links to his writing. ‘For me, film criticism is not a way of explaining or classifying things, it’s a way of prolonging them, making them resonate differently’ – Jacques Rancière This prolongation […]
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’.