Dawson City: Frozen Time

Dawson City: Frozen Time

CRÍTICAS

SEMANA DEL CINE U. DE LIMA. DAWSON CITY: FROZEN TIME DE BILL MORRISON

Por Alonso Castro Gutiérrez

Las películas de Bill Morrison se basan en el uso de material de archivo (found footage). Sin embargo, la formalidad del término no llega a cubrir todo lo que evocan y conmueven, como sucede en Dawson City: Frozen Time, que fu proyectada en la 3ra Semana de Cine de la Universidad de Lima.

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Artículos

SOBRE DAWSON CITY: FROZEN TIME DE BILL MORRISON

Estos días se realiza en la capital peruana la 3° Semana del Cine, organizada por la Universidad de Lima, donde se incluye en la muestra internacional el film del cineasta estadounidense Bill Morrison, Dawson City: Frozen Time (EE.UU., 2016). Con este pretexto, traducimos en Desistfilm el artículo que hiciera la crítica Tara Judah para su cobertura del festival Il Cinema Ritrovato en Bologna.

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Main Articles

ARCHIVE-FOOTAGE TREASURE FLOATING IN THE AEGEAN SEA

By Pamela Biénzobas

The 19th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (March 3-12), in northern Greece, made a case for the rich and wonderfully diverse possibilities that archive footage has to offer, showcasing some true gems within its different programs, including a tribute to Italian artists Angela Ricci Lucchi and Yervant Gianikian.

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Film Festival Reports

IL CINEMA RITROVATO 2017: THE ART OF DECAY, THE PERSISTENCE OF FILM

By Tara Judah

Introducing Decasia (2002) at Il Cinema Ritrovato, Bill Morrison talked about his requests for access for use of decaying nitrate film. Not all archives were forthcoming with the material. Perhaps it is the persistence of imperfection that breeds protective behaviour in archivists. But, what Morrison affected, once access was granted, is a glorious symphony of the persistence of history.

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