Absence in Cinema : The Art of Showing Nothing. (Book, 2020) [WorldCat.org]
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Absence in Cinema : The Art of Showing Nothing.

Author: Justin Remes
Publisher: Columbia University Press 2020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Justin Remes demonstrates how omissions of expected elements can spur viewers to interpret and understand the nature of film in new ways. Through a careful analysis of a broad array of avant-garde  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Justin Remes
ISBN: 9780231189316 0231189311
OCLC Number: 1162769937
Description: 264 p.
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroduction: Voids1. Walter Ruttman and the Blind Film2. Stan Brakhage and the Birth of Silence3. Naomi Uman and the Peekaboo Principle4. Martin Arnold's Disappearing ActConclusion: Nothing Is ImportantFilmographyNotesIndex


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An enchanting, endearing feature of this detailed and serious study of four films by Walter Ruttmann, Stan Brakhage, Naomi Uman and Martin Arnold is that it advances through a series of anecdotes, Read more...

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