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Memory and the Moving Image: French Film in the Digital Era

Isabelle McNeill

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638918
eISBN:
9780748671014
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638918.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

A vital rethinking of memory and the moving image for the digital age, this book investigates the role of the moving image in cultural memory, considering the impact of digital technologies on visual ... More


Chris Marker: Interactive Screen and Memory

Kristian Feigelson

in Post-1990 Documentary: Reconfiguring Independence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780748694136
eISBN:
9781474412193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694136.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chris Marker (1921–2012), the creator of more than eighty films, has become a source of fascination for an entire generation of documentary filmmakers, as well as for the general public. Video and ... More


Road

Alison J. Murray Levine

in Vivre Ici: Space, Place and Experience in Contemporary French Documentary

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781786940414
eISBN:
9781789629408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940414.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter considers three films by French documentary auteurs who late in their careers, chose to make road movies of sorts: Chris Marker’s Chats perchés/The Case of the Grinning Cat (2004); Agnès ... More


Virtual Museums and Memory Objects

Isabelle Mcneill

in Memory and the Moving Image: French Film in the Digital Era

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748638918
eISBN:
9780748671014
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748638918.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the role of filmic, or ‘screened’, objects in memory. It specifically examines the virtual museums of Agnès Varda, Chris Marker and Jean-Luc Godard. It is noted that Godard's ... More


Dalí’s Montaigne: Essay Hybrids and Surrealist Practice

Christy Wampole

in On Essays: Montaigne to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198707868
eISBN:
9780191779008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198707868.003.0018
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter analyses the hybridization of the essay with visual genres such as illustration, photography, film, and video, an emergent tendency throughout the twentieth century that underscores the ... More


Of Scars, Smiles and Past-Future Signs

Nadine Boljkovac

in Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General

‘Of Scars, Smiles and Past-Future Signs’ argues that death itself can be conceived via Deleuze’s philosophy as both ‘our’ fatal end and a new ‘singular’ life. To do so, this chapter analyses how ... More


Signs Without Name

Nadine Boljkovac

in Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, General

‘Signs Without Name’ offers an examination of time and thought in relation to cinema through Chris Marker’s Sans Soleil to argue that the film reveals dynamic movements of actual-virtual relations ... More


Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Nadine Boljkovac

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Untimely Affects offers an interweaving of Deleuzian philosophy and close film analysis to discern the potential of art in the face of global ongoing devastations. How does thought persist ... More


Narration: Epistolarity and Lyricism as Argumentation

Laura Rascaroli

in How the Essay Film Thinks

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190238247
eISBN:
9780190238278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190238247.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter reappraises the connections between narration and argumentation. It contests the claim that narrative is merely a fictional layer superimposed on the nonfictional content (and, by ... More


Art’s Resistance

Nadine Boljkovac

in Untimely Affects: Gilles Deleuze and an Ethics of Cinema

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748646449
eISBN:
9780748689248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748646449.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

‘Art’s resistance’ argues that Deleuze and Guattari’s ethical and affirmative method of schizoanalysis can counter death with life and art as it discovers possibilities for survival and creation ... More


Cinematic Terror

Paul Haacke

in The Vertical Imagination and the Crisis of Transatlantic Modernism

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780198851448
eISBN:
9780191886034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198851448.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses Alfred Hitchcock’s American films after he moved from England to Hollywood, and especially the ways in which they displaced transatlantic fears and anxieties of wartime onto ... More


Fragments Shored against My Ruins: Moving Pictures, True Story

George Kouvaros

in Awakening the Eye: Robert Frank's American Cinema

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816695560
eISBN:
9781452953540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816695560.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Chapter 5 connects Frank’s obsession with the fragment to a view of human history as defined by an essential transitoriness. The piles of photographs, letters and souvenirs that the filmmaker returns ... More


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