Frames of Representation 2016 - Between Ethics and Aesthetics

"Documentary, according to documentarian and critic Robert Greene, is “an attempt to capture the swirling chaos of the real world and give it a structure so that a meaningful signal can be found in the noise.” New festival Frames of Representation offers a number of interpretations of what that search for meaning might entail, at a time where filmmakers are keen to invert the form, and audiences seem welcoming of disruption. Presenting bold visions of cinematic non-fiction that engage directly with the tensions and dualities inherent to the form, the festival featured an exciting, challenging batch of hybrids that wilfully occupy the “limbo space” between the real and the constructed, between ethics and aesthetics, and between cinema and visual art."

Full article in Millennium Film Journal #64

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