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Viewing entries from category: Avant-Garde

The 400 Blows (Les quatre cents coups) Single Film Study »

jclarke | Wednesday May 23, 2018

Categories: OCR A Level, European Film, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Films & Case Studies, Drama, Film Analysis, Analysis, French New Wave, Avant-Garde, Crime

YouTube Link: Copyright © 2017 Edusites. All rights reserved. Permission granted to reproduce for educational use within the subscribing school only. Copying or lending of any part of this document in any form or by any means to external bodies and / or individuals is prohibited. Introduction In studying a film that is widely regarded as a ‘classic’, there’s typically find a wealth of discourse about it and The 400 Blows…
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Spectatorship Experimental/Expanded Film: Meshes of the Afternoon & Tarnation »

Amy Charlewood | Tuesday November 19, 2013

Categories: EDUQAS A Level, EDUQAS AS, EDUQAS A2, Genres & Case Studies, A Level, Hot Entries, Documentary, Film Analysis, Key Concepts, Analysis, Representation, Audience, Film Language, Spectatorship Theory, Theory, Experimental, Avant-Garde, Cinema Verite

click on image to enlarge Definition and Introduction As one might expect the term experimental cinema is difficult to define clearly and by its very nature avoids simplistic categorisation. Within the movement itself there has been frequent debate over its definition. Fred Camper discusses experimental film-makers such as Peter Kubelka and Stan Brackage who questioned titles like ‘Avant-garde’ for suggesting experimental cinema is intrinsically European, ‘different…
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