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5 Broken Cameras (Emad Burnat) (Spoiler Alert)

  About the two new political films about the Occupation coming out of Israel, both of which were nominated at for an Oscar, the lion’s share of attention has gone to the Gatekeepers, less to 5 Broken Cameras by Emad … Continue reading

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Historical FiCtion at the Movies (Profits & Catharsis)

Art reflects its own domain, but has a duty not to make things up, at least not out of whole cloth, like this idea, which seems not to be true, that “enhanced interrogation techniques” helped bag Osama bin Laden. A … Continue reading

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New Media, Aura, & Religion (Lev Manovich)

[Avi Rosen, cathedral #1″, New Media, digital bricolage, 2005] I’ve been reading Lev Manovich’s The Language of New Media, about which I’ll have more to say when I  finish the book. In the meantime, I wanted to share this little … Continue reading

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