Slow Movies
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Ira Jaffe
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-14 - Publisher: Columbia University Press

"In all film there is the desire to capture the motion of life, to refuse immobility," Agnes Varda has noted. But to capture the reality of human experience, cinema must fasten on stillness and inaction as much as motion. Slow Movies investigates movies by acclaimed international directors who in the
Slow Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Tiago de Luca
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-12-31 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Focused on a body of films bound together through a cinematic aesthetic of slowness, this book is a pioneering effort to situate, theorise and map out slow cinema within contemporary global film production and across world cinema history.
Slow Painting
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Helen Westgeest
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-29 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

The abundance of images in our everyday lives-and the speed at which they are consumed-seems to have left us unable to critique them. To rectify this situation, artists such as Daniel Richter, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, and Artur Zmijewski have demonstrated that painting is brilliantly equipped to produce 'slow images' that
Slow Places in Béla Tarr's Films
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Clara Elizabeth Orban
Categories: Motion picture producers and directors
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

This book explores Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr's approach to creating geographies of indifference through slow cinema techniques. Author Clara Orban utilizes close readings of the films, relevant poems, a thorough filmography, and an interview with Tarr in her analysis.
Positioning Art Cinema
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Geoff King
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-01-24 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Art cinema occupies a space in the film landscape that is accorded a particular kind of value. From films that claim the status of harsh realism to others which embody aspects of the tradition of modernism or the poetic, art cinema encompasses a variety of work from across the globe.