Séminaire avec Jacques Aumont

03/14/2015 - 10:00 - 12:30

Of the large human symbolic constructions, fiction is probably the most ancient and universal. It concerns every one of us and constitutes an important part of our mental activity.

Conférence de Jacques Aumont

03/13/2015 - 16:00

In most cases, to film (the act of filming something) implies capturing an event which actually takes place, in order to create an image of this event – faithful or not, altered or not, but always referring to it.

Conférence de Eugenie Brinkema

02/13/2015 - 16:00

This talk contemplates the figure of enchainment in one of the more graphic films of contemporary horror and exploitation cinema, Tom Six’s The Human Centipede (2009), which literalizes intolerable fastening, an anxiety of overclose touching, in the conceit of its title—a cruel violence

Conférence de Martin Barnier

01/30/2015 - 16:00

In considering why it took so long for cinema to acquire sound it is important to compare between different historical periods.

Conférence de Catherine Russell

01/16/2015 - 16:00

Although Walter Benjamin is frequently cited in film studies scholarship, there is little consensus on what he really offers the discipline.

Derniers événements

Atelier
03/14/2015 - 10:00 - 12:30

Of the large human symbolic constructions, fiction is probably the most ancient and universal. It concerns every one of us and constitutes an important part of our mental activity. Its main purpose is to duplicate our direct experience of the world while giving it symbolic form; hence its cognitive and even reflexive aspects.

Conférence
03/13/2015 - 16:00

In most cases, to film (the act of filming something) implies capturing an event which actually takes place, in order to create an image of this event – faithful or not, altered or not, but always referring to it. We all know the momentous importance that the history of film theory has assigned to this conservation of the filmed event, in a filmic work that would perpetuate its memory.

Publications

Article des membres
Auteur(s):
Lefebvre, Martin, Chateau, Dominique

Christian Metz is remembered today as having almost single-handedly transformed the culture of film studies. This widely held view was summarized by one commentator, who wrote that “with Metz a new research paradigm is born, as well as a new generation of scholars.

Nouvelles des partenaires

Activités partenaires
The notion of spectatorship, introduced by feminist film critics in the 1970s and developed throughout the 1990s, transformed the theory of the cinematic apparatus into a theory of cinema as a social technology.