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MEDIA CITY FILM FESTIVAL 2017: FUGUE, A LIGHT’S TRAVELOGUE DE ELS VAN RIEL

Por Mónica Delgado

Como en Gradual Speed, uno de sus anteriores trabajos, la cineasta y artista belga Els van Riel explora los diversos mecanismos de la luz, como efecto físico, óptico, en su especifidad y materialidad. En su Fugue, A Light’s Travelogue (Bélgica, 2017) elabora una propuesta de historia de la luz desde su reverso, en todo caso, desde el efecto de lo fantasmagórico.

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Film Festival Reports

MEDIA CITY FILM FESTIVAL 2017: JENNIFER SAPARZADEH, KEVIN JEROME EVERSON, SAUL LEVINE

By José Sarmiento Hinojosa

It’s difficult not to feel shaken by the images of red flowers fenced by metal barb wires in Jennifer Saparzadeh’s last film Nu Dem. The transient feel of communities fleeing home through the Balkan Route is an image cinema has not been unaware of, but the nakedness of everyday coexistence, of a mass of humanity trying to reach Western Europe to survive, unaware if freedom or rejection awaits them, it’s specially disturbing in this kind of diary-film.

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Film Festival Reports

MEDIA CITY FILM FESTIVAL 2017: DAÏCHI SAÏTO, ANA VAZ, PABLO MAZZOLO, FRIEDL KUBELKA

by José Sarmiento-Hinojosa

Proof of the outstanding reach of the Media City Film Festival in Detroit, is the remarkable variety of styles in contemporary experimental cinema, a feat that is possible via the efforts of an outstanding team, headed by Oona Mosna, which has attempted and achieved a fine selection in this edition of 2017. Following are a group of texts devoted to share a glimpse of what expanded cinema has to offer today in the 22th edition of the MC. 

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