Cinema is dead, Long live cinema?

The Cinema Militans lecture by Peter Greenaway, is a timely treatise and call for the reinvention of cinema. Critical themes of evolving cinematic conventions and grammar are becoming more relevant as the digital film field and the accompanying technologies mature. (More detailed commentary on this area can be found in the forthcoming book, The End of Celluloid). The lecture highlights Greenaway’s ‘Four tyrannies’ destroying cinema – that of the text, the frame, the actor and the camera.

The Tulse Luper Suitcases production site also has further details unfolding of Greenaway’s grand ‘database cinema’ project:

April 30, 2004 is the submission deadline for entering a submission to be part of the 92 suitcases of Tulse Luper. Details at the Film’s Manual (blog): Tulse Luper Suitcases Manual: Contest

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