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SCRIPTS FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY: 1917, A HIDDEN LIFE AND JOJO RABBIT

SCRIPTSFOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY:  1917,A HIDDEN LIFE AND JOJO RABBIT Allegedlydealing with wars and conflicts of the previous century…1917An openingshot: two men talking, by a tree.And thefinal shot: Schofield alone, by another tree. The gap openedby loss and death Beyond thebridge created by a promise made and kept.The familyphotograph: a welcome artifact that bespeaks other layers of life.Othertimes, other places. ...

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OF DREAMS AND MORE: PROXIMA AND LITTLE WOMEN

OFDREAMS AND MORE: PROXIMA AND LITTLE WOMENPROXIMAAn exercisein distance and proximity.Beingclose, or far.People inorbit, planets to be discoveredIn theinfinity of space, in the infinity of the human heart.Training inspite of different forms of inevitable and unrelentless obstacles. Taming fear,and guilt.  A sense ofdiscipline and purpose. Tappingagainst glass ceilings, expected and unexpected. A finebalance, losing your gravity when unmoored from your ...

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SHOW AND TELL: BOMBSHELL AND GARABANDAL

SHOW AND TELL: BOMBSHELL AND GARABANDALRecentreleases have given us much food for thought in terms of revisiting humanagency. Little Women and Bombshellmight first come to mind as these two films constitute powerful tributes towomen’s empowerment and resilience. Anotherpairing opens other lines of inquiry to consider how committed cinema can berebranded as a form of moral ecology that questions regimes of ...

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OF FOOLS AND LAUGHTER: PARASITE AND JOKER

ParasiteRalphEllison and Invisible Man.Theunderdog has retreated undergroundThe gradualtensionWaterrising and flooding everything, washing everything and everyone awayLike angersuddenly unleashed. Destructiveand relentless. A sense ofplace, the use of space as character:TheapartmentStairwaysand trapdoorsThe cellar.Theexploration of the dark recesses of the mindThe descentinto Madness, the vaults of the human psyche.Peoplegoing up and down the stairsMissingeach other or bumping into each other.Linessketching different courses of ...

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Star Wars : The Rise of Skywalker (J.J. Abrams, 2019)

Un récit suspendu, étiré, sur plusieurs générations. Celles de ses spectateurs. Celles de ses acteurs. Ce qu'on pourrait voir comme un mythe. Une histoire qu'on a suivi autant qu'elle a suivi l'histoire de la second moitié du XXième siècle, un compagnon de route pour un temps d'abondance, d'apaisement et d'espoir.Il est donc question d'espoir, encore, toujours, et de temps. Et ...

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