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Film Studies 1020E
Peter Brunette

Experimen Tal Film 24 November 2011 - why the fuck are we being shown things on the screen? Self Reflexivity: - look straight at the camera - focus on vision, media as central themes of you movie - movies that have a little bit of anything - power to shock - out of the ordinary The Historical Avande Garde: Historical Shift: - 1910s - the 1920s - the Historical Avande Garde - How It Feels to Be Run Over (1900) - experimental process - doing different things with the new media - cinema of attraction - it is meant to show - it addresses us - no plot and it acknowledge the audience - no characters or narrative, get us a shock Modernism: - key art movement - experimentalism in different art forms (movies, audio, paint, ect) - shows progress and free from nature - from nature and to overpower it - modernity (progress) - Ballet Mecanique, 1924 - celebrates the process of industrial Modernity: Enslavement: - Modern Times, 1936 - it also enslaves man - we work for the machine - perhaps no play - the directors are creative artist The Romantic Vision: - more about the individual, who has been cut out by nature - it is a reaction to representational painting (depicting the work as we see it, with no distortion) - impressionism (seeing the world in a different way, based on impressions, distortion presentation in the world) - Fountain (Marcel Duchamp, 1917)... a toilet...
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