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Request & Share Anonymous 09/01/2020 (Tue) 13:51:06 No.277 [Reply] [Last]
[JW03 ~ 09/11/2019] Friendly link exchange
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>>1500 Something like this surely wouldn't get distributed today. Can someone make this available for download somewhere like anonfiles or catbox? I'd like to see the entire thing now.
>>1502 Thanks Anon.
Does anyone have a link to Selva. Un portrait de Parvaneh Navaï (1982) by Maria Klonaris?

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Open Thread 08/31/2020 (Mon) 21:01:08 No.34 [Reply] [Last]
[JW01 ~ 08/24/2019] There aren't many people here, but this bunker needs more content. Post something interesting that doesn't fit into other threads.
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TCM died with Robert Osbourne. I've watched their online presence become corrupted by social media and tumblrinas. Now it's seeped into the company itself. Do not trust any streaming services or cloud storage for your films! It's funny how Ted Turner was infamous for trying to colorize old films to make them more palatable to the public, Then he saw the error of his ways and created TCM which branded itself as the place of film purity. Apparantly they've returned to musing about the problems of old films...
>>1477 >White actors as asian man I mean we can easily bend that sideways with samoans portraying caucasians, asians portraying anglos, lithuanians portraying injuns, i don't think that's an issue at all, they just want to censor a joke they don't like. The rest are just creative decisions from the writers. Impartial discussion and viewing requires a strictly impartial space as adding labels before the actual screening will almost invariably predispose the audience. RIP Rob, his trivia was replaced with warnings.
Ted K (2021) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_eG14ihP3Jc Is this the first dramatization of his life? There's much of a trailer here, but this film is another example of the renewed interest in Uncle Ted
>>1481 That might have been the strangest trailer I have seen in a while.
>>1471 >It's people like me who have to carry on and pretend to be modest. people do this with me and I am a timid person. Do I have the Chaplin disease?

Thoughts on the works of Sergei M. Eisenstein Anonymous 09/02/2020 (Wed) 20:15:27 No.656 [Reply]
[JW22 ~ 09/03/2019] >Sergei Mikhailovich Eisenstein was a Soviet film director and film theorist, a pioneer in the theory and practice of montage. The son of an affluent architect, Eisenstein attended the Institute of Civil Engineering in Petrograd as a young man. With the fall of the tsar in 1917, he worked as an engineer for the Red Army. In the following years, Eisenstein joined up with the Moscow Proletkult Theater as a set designer and then director. The Proletkult's director, Vsevolod Meyerhold, became a big influence on Eisenstein, introducing him to the concept of biomechanics, or conditioned spontaneity. Eisenstein furthered Meyerhold's theory with his own "montage of attractions"--a sequence of pictures whose total emotion effect is greater than the sum of its parts. He later theorized that this style of editing worked in a similar fashion to Marx's dialectic. Though Eisenstein wanted to make films for the common man, his intense use of symbolism and metaphor in what he called "intellectual montage" sometimes lost his audience. Though he made only seven films in his career, he and his theoretical writings demonstrated how film could move beyond its nineteenth-century predecessor--Victorian theatre-- to create abstract concepts with concrete images. Eisenstein's completed feature films include: Strike (1925) Battleship Potemkin (1925) October: Ten Days That Shook the World (1928) The General Line (1929) Alexander Nevsky (1938) Ivan the Terrible, Part I (1944) Ivan the Terrible, Part II (1945) Incompleted films: ¡Que viva México! (A version was completed, edited, and released in 1979 by Eisenstein's co-director Grigori Aleksandrov) Bezhin Meadow (lost, only exists as a slideshow now) Ivan the Terrible, Part III (what was completed was destroyed)

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>>1480 here: www.fedy-diary(.)ru/html/052012/16052012-03a(.)html and yes the english and german is from Eisenstein himself
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Is this board still alive? Anyway, I too love history, kabuki theatre, Mei Lanfang, Mikhail Kuznetsovs face, and cross dressing dudes So what are some other things he found interesting?
>>1491 I guess its still alive but if three years ago the unique visitors were in the hundreds, now its definitely in the tens
>>1493 time to shill again
>>1494 A dangerous game but might as well now that we are on the verge. Where do you plan on doing that? just curious not that i will belittle you or anything.

/film/ Meta Anonymous 05/13/2020 (Wed) 12:13:48 No.1 [Reply] [Last]
Is this our home now?
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Can anyone post on the old board? I noticed there are no new posts all month so it needs some activity to stay alive. But after trying for a few days I can't get a single post through.
>>1475 this is the only board, retard
>>1475 It seems it happened one or two days ago, plenty are whining about it in another imageboard, not the 4 nor the 8, and many are bullying them (rightfully so) for not jumping before. >>1476 Rude but it's boggling that there was quite a few anons still there but who weren't seen because the first page in plenty boards doesn't update and even some threads load old versions, sometimes they load up to the date hence why there's some posts slipping in. Bizarre, i don't know how some users could use such a place.
>board died again gee good thing you made that discord tranny channel, huh
>>1490 I've been in an emotional drought lately but i'll continue, sooner or later, still something big is coming but i don't think it will produce any discussion >that discord tranny channel Making a discord channel is extremely counterproductive when the board is slow to begin with, but subversive niggers will subvert. Still i don't think most anons here replaced us for them... right?

WWII - The German experience Anonymous 12/14/2020 (Mon) 03:05:57 No.989 [Reply]
Discussion of films/TVs about WWII from the German perspective. Allies movies with comical over-the-top natsee villains not welcome.
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>>991 In what films is this notable? Great Patriotic War films have their share of being Hollywood-tier while Germans always make theirs neutral and about the clean Wehrmacht. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7tEIYveBPQ
>>990 well, the NSDAP were liberators, not conquerors despite the lies we’ve been told by marxists. most russians on the eastern front welcomed the germans because they experienced decades of oppression at the hands of jewish bolsheviks; the same bolsheviks that raped and murdered the russian monarchy in 1910 and then installed communism. https://dailyarchives.org/index.php/history/2189-many-russians-hoped-that-hitler-would-free-them-from-stalin
>>992 >nazis this term is inaccurate and was created by a jewish man with the sole purpose of slandering the NSDAP >war crimes german leaders were tortured into giving false confessions and according to the procedural rules of the nuremburg trials, there was literally a rule (i forget which one exactly but it should not be too hard to find) that stated that “no evidence is required” for those precedings. you should be able to find it here: https://holocaustdeprogrammingcourse.com/ with a source included. those trials were literally kangaroo courts and the germans unironically did nothing wrong
Cross of Iron (1977) is alright, except for the annoyance that amerimutts are cast as Germans. Is there any blackwashing in this? For some reason a kike decided to write it.
You can witness pieces of the German WWII experience firsthand through Eva Braun's personal 8mm film reels, hosted by the National Archives. The reels contain some genuine moments of beauty with families vacationing at a mountain lake for example. It's interesting to see how real people lived in the past, and I can't think of an earlier collection of home movies of this quality. The historical/political aspect is not my primary focus, but the occasional presence of the Nazi inner circle keeps the viewing experience from getting too dull. https://catalog.archives.gov/id/43461 Comprehensive scene breakdown http://www.thirdreichruins.com/eva_movies.htm

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Comment on the last film you watched Anonymous 09/04/2020 (Fri) 05:38:31 No.682 [Reply] [Last]
What was the last thing you watched, and what did you think of it?
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Roar This is the second time I have seen this movie, I may have posted about it here before, and it is still not something I can watch or analyze rationally. If that sounds strange, I'll tell you a little about the production and you'll get the idea. Roar was made by delusional hollywood liberals. It may, in fact, be the ultimate delusional liberal movie. So delusional that the director, a wealthy executive producer whose latest success was The Exorcist of all films, believed mankind could live in harmony with lions and sought to prove this by filming a family-friendly comedy using SEVENTY ONE UNTRAINED LIONS, MANY OF THEM MALE, and HIS OWN FAMILY AS ACTORS. This went about as well as you'd expect: production lasted over eleven years, over a hundred people were injured (many of them on-screen), the lions were on edge from having too many males in one place and being surrounded by other untrained big cats, the film bombed, and Tippi Hedren divorced the director afterwards. Watching Roar is like watching them haul the steamship uphill in Fitzcarraldo, except that scene is the entire movie and the cast is constantly taking real injuries. Even though you know it doesn't happen, there's still a real, overpowering sense that the ropes could snap at any moment, that the lion biting Tippi Hedren's head (which scratched her skull and sent her to the hospital for several weeks) could bite just a little harder and kill her. Roar awakens a sort of primal terror and hyper-alertness in me. My filmfag brain shuts off and I watch the lions like a hawk, waiting for the slightest cue they'll attack or try something playful. They frequently break out in fights, drag in dead animals, or chew on the cast. The cast (except for the director) is in constant terror of them. Reportedly they often screamed in pain the moment a take ended. You see them injured seriously on screen, repeatedly, in scenes played off as heart-warming or funny. This is the scariest movie I have ever seen, the director and his character is an weirdly vindictive madman who steals, cheats, and literally throws his own family to the lions for his mad utopian dream, and it's trying to play itself off as a family comedy. Would I recommend this? Maybe. It's an experience, something you dig up on Youtube and share with friends who think you're exaggerating. It may be the best accidental horror film ever made and the cinematographer manages some nuts shots considering he's surrounded by lions and gets scalped by one.
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Beau Travail recently topped a list of "greatest movie ending of all time" which compels me to say that neither the ending nor the preceding 90 minutes achieves greatness. The film is a glossy cologne advertisement brought to life, showing the Foreign Legion as a cadre of homoerotic beefcake models partaking in a feminized soap opera. Characters stare intently into space as if something important or ponderous will soon occur, but the predictable payoff was so overdue that I'd stopped caring. Sometimes I enjoy style over substance—and these Djibutian locations are spectacular—but this film's brooding, contemplative pace is out of balance with a lack of deeper significance. I'm curious if Claire Denis fans feel differently, or if anyone can recommend something better from her filmography (I heard this was her best).
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I'll probably come off as a pleb, plz no bully. Ended up rewatching Trainspotting after watching it on a friend's house many years ago. I'm sure this movie was already debated to death but there's something that I quite like about this film and is the use of music. I'm not talking about the most entry level stuff like Brian Eno or Lou Reed but the electronic music that is used in some of the segments, makes me want to dig into it since I'm very into the prodigy but I wouldn't know where to start. I think 24 hour party people had a section about the "rave scene" I think was called by the end of the movie, but I wouldn't be too sure since it's been a while I've seen it. Would definitely like to know more about that underground scene since I'm not british and this isn't the 90s anymore.
>>1485 >the electronic music that is used in some of the segments, makes me want to dig into it since I'm very into the prodigy but I wouldn't know where to start. I think 24 hour party people had a section about the "rave scene" I think was called by the end of the movie, but I wouldn't be too sure since it's been a while I've seen it. Give the original UK cut of Human Traffic a watch. The film itself is alright but the important part for you will be the soundtrack, containing a lot of the iconic shit from that time. The US version dubbed out language that they thought US audiences might have a hard time with and cut about 15 minutes of footage, but most importantly for you they changed a good chunk of the music.
>>1485 England was the hotspot for much electronica in the 90's, most movies made by anyone under 40 had strong connotations of "the scene" played somewhere. >this isn't the 90s anymore. It should be, and at some point the nostalgia for it will kick in like most decades do after 30 years. The scene in the UK was massive, some of the most important ones were Garage (UK Garage to avoid confusion with US Garage Rock), Big Beat, Breakbeat and Ambient. I don't remember much of the music from the movie as i didn't like it that much but if you liked The Prodigy then Big Beat is your dish. Among them were also The Chemical Brothers, The Crystal Method and Fatboy Slim. They were also pioneers as they used quirky music videos to promote their otherwise abstract lyrics and lack of frontman, much of the golden era of the format was commissioned by those artists. Which reminds me that i need to step it up with that thread.

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Film Composers Anonymous 02/07/2021 (Sun) 02:46:48 No.1414 [Reply]
Who are your favorite film composers and which film has the best score in your opinion?
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A year later the man would go on to win the once-coveted Venice Golden Lion (formerly Coppa Mussolini) with Hana-Bi aka Fireworks, competing against rivals like Yimou Zhang's Keep Cool, Pedro Costa's Ossos and the russian gem The Thief. The movie itself is gluttonous for misery, a sure-fire catnip recipe when the jury is composed of women, and the dramatic score for strings gives an elegant and poignant accent to all the mishaps and event successions around the personal life of a beat cop, interpreted by no other than the director, again. The mix of dry and absurd humor coming once in a while is a much appreciated aspect that i found to be a little lost recently, especially from movies where everyone is dragging themselves in an emotional swamp plus the precise allocation of such segments gives places to a strong contrast effect when the movie is about to drop someone. And speaking of misery and prizes, Kitano wanted to go at it again in 2002 and made a little shining gem called Dolls, a cinematographer-driven film about lovelessness in different japanese social groups such as salarymen, yakuza and otaku men, along with trying to visually and ideologically explain the meaning and appeal behind the old japanese puppet theater; such attempt done in a successful way in my opinion. The score is subdued but pretty dramatic at one point, its titular theme being the juicy cherry of the mix with the inclusion of the old familiar percussion from previous projects. The film was entered into its respective Venice Film Festival edition and faced stiff melancholic competition like Chang-Dong Lee's Oasis, Konchalovsky's House of Fools and bleeding edge The Magdalene Sisters by Marx Engels Mullan. The latter being a woman-beating hellhouse story it became a hit among the female jury, which did not forgive and gave the edge in the split decision. Obviously this is not or shouldn't be about the prizes nor immediate recognition, i just found the clear trends behind jury decisions funny like Del Toro convincing the Netflix-involved jury members to vote for his friend and co-producer Cuaron ...Yeah anyways hope these weren't a big camp, here's a couple of links if someone fancies them the ∞/film/ moniker is from back then, not a slap on anyone here >A Scene at the Sea https://mega.nz/#!GI4SGCSJ!1J8f4XPi_U38yptZw7zYWoRghxsoepmFZse1YyYQjGw >Sonatine https://mega.nz/#!3EwiBQCb!Yl0LRlJSbSz5hQ8dtEF8zO9OoUNNkAVAp1xqrjjqfZU >Kids Return https://mega.nz/#!aU4ElIhY!1FT0D_8IloUk7Isl5J6VIB8OmZ14rdh6bB-BoNYP_Sg >Hana-Bi https://mega.nz/#!yQ5UEQ6B!UDWIxmKkf8qXaeZnRbm_eij-y5lHu02aPWqBW2-uKfI >Dolls https://mega.nz/#!WUwmgCKD!18V5QOL4ndh_6dxqPb98oJyF6jDDigLelOxfwXwnkSw

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>>1452 >Sonatine Very patrician
>>1454 Thank you so much for this! Ive never heard anything in my life!
I wish there was a complete soundtrack to La Fille aux yeux d'or (1961). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z01Y-ENKsB8 The only release was a French 7" that I can't find anywhere except youtube. I think there's more than the 2 tracks worth of music, so the only good option is to cut audio from the film itself.
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This thread got me thinking of an older interview on The OST Show where Jason Piccioni discussed his father's life and legacy. I'm surprised I can't find it anywhere. The OST Show is very relevant to this thread though. It was a big influence on my personal taste in rare soundtracks and associated music. Have a listen: https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/playlists/the-ost-show/ Host Jonny Trunk runs this record label https://trunkrecords.com/home.php

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Animated shorts and features Anonymous 09/01/2020 (Tue) 22:27:04 No.530 [Reply]
[JW09 ~ 10/27/2019] I saw this short by chance last night and really enjoyed it. Well-executed concept with a distinctive visual style. >Thursday >Dir: Matthias Hoegg / UK / 2010 https://invidio.us/watch?v=HQ1z0Zzqg5U <An everyday love story set in the not so distant future sees blackbirds battling with technology, automatic palm readers and power cuts. I looked for more content from Matthias Hoegg, but found that he's chosen a more profitable career as animator for hire. Still he's done interesting work for various corporate and non-profit clients. https://vimeo.com/matthiashoegg
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>>679 I searched for over an hour before and couldn't find any 1080p. Thanks a heap Anon.
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Still thinking about Lubomir Arsov's In Shadow Since he works in the industry, I wonder if he modeled this animation on a specific director?
>>539 Here's a similar animated short that people have been talking about lately, although it was produced six years ago. This one is more mysterious than In Shadow, but once again it's an esoteric version of reality that is rooted in hard truths. I, Pet Goat II" by - Heliofant https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=65xLByzT1l0 >A story about the fire at the heart of suffering. Bringing together dancers, musicians, visual artists and 3d animators, the film takes a critical look at current events. A mysterious figure travels aboard his boat through a dark and desolate landscape in his quest for inner peace. >Animation is about half keyframe animation and half motion capture.
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This week I've been watching American animation from the early sound era. Although I like the "rubber hose" aesthetic, most of the shorts are not very impressive. It's best to stick to the well-known material from this period or you'll be disappointed. I did enjoy this short from Ub Iwerks depicting a bizarre cloud city where every person, plant, object is a balloon. Balloon Land (1935) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebheRwzy8_Q For contrast here's a much weaker effort from Ub, only interesting because of mildly offensive racial caricature. I'm surprised this seems to be the only animated version of Little Black Sambo and it doesn't even follow the original story. Little Black Sambo (1935) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1T_60wazTsk
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Bimbo's Initiation shows a secret society pressuring Bimbo the Dog to join them. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48Ka0xvim3c >The "darkest" of all is the Talkartoon Bimbo's Initiation, which Leslie Cabarga has accurately described as "a bad dream," in which Bimbo is pursued through an underground maze by bouncing, hooded figures who ask menacingly, "Wanna be a member? Wanna be a member?" When Bimbo says no, he finds himself in one harrowing predicament after another, caught in a nightmarish world from which he cannot escape. This unsettling cartoon depicts the adult theme of a struggle for personal autonomy within The System. I happened to find a cockney's video analysis highlighting a long list of other subliminal (often sexual) aspects of the short. I wonder if you guys think there's merit to what he says. I'm too much of an empiricist to fully invest in unverifiable psychological assertions, but it's entertaining to hear his perspective regardless. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dIVO-XCuDGc

Iranian Cinema Anonymous 09/01/2020 (Tue) 15:17:57 No.366 [Reply]
[JW05 ~ 05/10/2020] Iranian cinema warrants its own thread as the style of them and their directors are distinct enough to stand out and level up with Europeans. The 5 movies here are classics or well-known to start with. The Death of Yazdgerd recalls the kangaroo court upon a family of accusing the refuging last shah of the Sassanian dynasty. Where Is the Friend's Home details a child trying to give his friend his homework he took on accident lest his friend be expelled. Atom Heart Mother is some paranormal mystery thriller during the recession I didn't have subtitles for it. Ballad of Tara is about a women giving away her grandfather's possessions to her village as she can't keep them but finds no one who will accept his shamshir. The Night Bus is about an Iranian prisoner convoy of Arab POWs in 1983 during the Iran-Iraq War.
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>>1307 >On an interesting genetic aside, the director Bahman Farmanara has blue eyes and looks almost white. That's not so weird, for example pic related is the speaker of the assembly, another is Leila Hatami, if she came to me speaking french i'd take her for a french woman no problem. I wonder what's the Iranian view on the matter.
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Has Mohammad Rasoulof made anything good? I thought Manuscripts Don't Burn was mediocre so I haven't watched anything else, but White Meadows looks interesting.
Heard from an Iranian friend that the gov is looking into a nationwide internet shut down...
>>1460 Why?

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Documentaries Thread Anonymous 09/01/2020 (Tue) 22:43:44 No.542 [Reply] [Last]
[JW02 ~ 04/16/2020] A thread to post and request good documentaries on the variety of subjects. I'll start with some choice docus on ancient Egypt. All are selected for quality of presentation, study of subject as well as absence of current year agendas, we wuz kangz niggers etc. Romer's Egypt (3 episodes; 1982) and Ancient Lives (4 episodes; 1984) – the finest and quintessential ancient Egypt presentation; a soothing, in-depth look into ancient Egypt’s life and culture. It has that unmistakable classy 80s look that elevates it above the rest. https://www.invidio.us/channel/UC4gF7P8JKlJ9xAz8MF6AhFw/videos https://www.invidio.us/user/xinistri/videos Egypt: Beyond the Pyramids (4 episodes; 2001) – somewhat similar to Romer’s; not as in-depth or classy but still an enjoyable watch. https://www.dailymotion.com/search/Egypt%3A%20Beyond%20the%20Pyramids The Robot, The Dentist and the Pyramid (1 episode; 2020) – an excellent amateur documentary about the latest attempt to explore the shaft of the Great Pyramid. https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=rhsddHgybTo Immortal Egypt (4 episodes; 2016) – despite being modern and hosted by a wommyn, it surprisingly manages to somehow avoid the current year pozz and is very much watchable. Probably the best HD series on the matter.

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>>1382 >It's funny a porn site has so many interesting documentaries. Well, it's not really a porn site per se, rather an offshoot of this https://biqle.com/ with a dedicated porn UI. I use that one because it actually works better. But ultimately it's just an uncucked video hosting site with a fuckton of different stuff uploaded to it over the years. Kinda like youtube of old. >Do you usually watch streaming versions or do you download these documentaries from another site? Yeah I usually download stuff from private trackers. But I always want to include a publicly available link so that anyone could watch it easily if they're interested, as it should be with documentaries.
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THE RISE OF A WORLD WITHOUT MEANING A preview of the new 8-hour Adam Curtis project that drops Feb 11 Curtis usually has an interesting take on things, although despite his unorthodox framing of many topics, his underlying worldview is frustratingly conventional. https://www.newyorker.com/news/letter-from-the-uk/adam-curtis-explains-it-all https://archive.is/CbDDL This article pulls back the curtain on his creative process, explaining some of his methods for unearthing all those wonderful archival nuggets and arranging them into a sublime montage with music and ideas. >At the BBC’s main archive, in Perivale, which contains sixty miles of shelves, Curtis doesn’t just order up news items about the Mau Mau uprising, in British-ruled Kenya, but entire nightly bulletins or anything else shot in the region during the same period. He seeks out odd keywords, uncatalogued films. He craves the unseen. “I don’t know if you play computer games. But it’s like going up a level,” he told me. “There’s the stuff that everyone can get at. Then the stuff that hasn’t been digitized or anything, which is still on film, which I can get. Then, beyond that, there are really strange tapes.” >At one point while we were talking, Curtis left the kitchen and returned with a cardboard box containing fourteen hard drives of everything shot by BBC film crews in Russia since the sixties. Not the finished news stories—the rushes. “That’s everything from the Russia bureau for the last fifty years,” Curtis said. “Thousands and thousands and thousands of hours of unedited material.” Where does he think we are headed? >He wants to show how most contemporary societies have given up on unifying narratives, with the result that we are all compulsively disoriented and anxious, managed and overseen by our latter-day imperial administrators in big tech and high finance. Toward the end of the series, Curtis indicates that he thinks that there are two ways we can go from here. One he associates with the work of B. F. Skinner, the behavioral psychologist, who asserted the principle of reinforcement—continual shocks and positive inducements; likes, shares, nudges, and surveillance—as a way of controlling twenty-first-century societies. “China’s already started, and we’ve sort of started,” Curtis said. “You manage people as a mass, by monitoring their behavior, anticipating their needs—because the data, the patterns, time and propinquity can predict what you want.”

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Bible Hunters (2 episodes; 2013) – a pretty good two-parter about the Bible hunters of the 19th century who were on a quest to find the earliest version of the New Testament. Set out to validate the Bible, they would, ironically, dismantle it in the process instead. As I'm somewhat familiar with the subject this is actually surprisingly in-depth for a general overview and covers all the basics rather well. There's a useless host but he isn't too annoying and speaks to the point at least. https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x27vpkx
>>1427 Posting here so I don't forget it https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x1bX3F7uTrg >In 1992, a strange and brilliant That's Life researcher with a Skinny Puppy CD embarked upon a career of producing documentaries about how ideas can spark social movements. Adam Curtis believed that 200,000 Guardian readers watching BBC2 could change the world.
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Le scandale Clouzot (2017) A French TV documentary about the career of one my favorite directors, Henri-Georges Clouzot. His persistent ailments as a young man profoundly affected him. He wasn't sure he'd survive and he felt helpless to change his fate. This mindset carried into Clouzot's scripts with characters experiencing body terror, loss of control, and a sense of impending doom. Clouzot began his career working for the Vichy government's Continental Films. After the war he was blacklisted until 1947, even though his previous film Le corbeau was an obvious attack on the snitch culture of the occupation. (It's surprising how the French enthusiastically ratted out their fellow citizens even while their country was ruled a foreign power. The occupation authorities were deluged with more letters than they could possibly read.) This documentary glosses over Clouzot's later life, probably because another documentary L'enfer d'Henri-Georges Clouzot covered that period in detail. I would have liked to see more about Clouzot's reaction to the New Wave and his critics within it, as well as his dazzling final film La prisonnière (which is completely ignored here). Link w/o subtitles https://vimeo.com/249521368 alternately you may be able to find Le.Scandale.Clouzot.2017.DOC.FRENCH.720p.BluRay.DD2.0.x264-KINeMA.mkv

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