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Mar 18, 2019

10 years of Slow Cinema!

This year marks a special anniversary for me. Ten years ago in summer, I watched my first slow film. It was Béla Tarr’s The Man from London (2007), a stunning feast, which blew my mind. I kept looking at my watch not because I was bored, but because I wanted to see just how long this first take would last. Quite remarkable that it has been a decade already. Since The Man from London, which, I later found out, was based on a book by Georges Simenon, I have seen hundreds of slow films.
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Mar 8, 2019

Wang Bing's madness on screen

Til Madness Do Us Part is such a rich film, disconcerting without a doubt, but this very film says perhaps more about the director’s country than any of his other films.
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Feb 21, 2019

A Yangtze Landscape – Xu Xiu (2017)

There are films, which I’m grateful for. Grateful for being able to watch them, grateful for being able to write about them. Grateful for being able to experience them. There are those films that go deep without trying too much.
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Feb 6, 2019

The Spirit of Absence

There is this famous opposition in the works of Roland Barthes: what is and what has been. Parmiggiani, on the other hand, works on what remains.
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Jan 30, 2019

An Elephant Sitting Still - Hu Bo (2018)

Milan Kundera wrote a book called The Unbearable Lightness of Being, later adapted to the big screen. The Unbearable Weight Of Being – this is what Hu Bo captures. The weight of living, of breathing, of surviving, or trying to. The weight of our times.
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Jan 24, 2019

Kaili Blues - Bi Gan (2015)

What a debut feature from the young director from China!
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Jan 9, 2019

Waiting time

The first blog post in 2019!
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Jan 8, 2019

Off they are!

The new slow magazine is on its way...
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Jan 1, 2019

The first 20 copies are almost on the way!

The Art(s) of Slow Cinema magazine will soon travel around the world...
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Dec 28, 2018

Year 2018 in review

A review of the year 2018 on The Art(s) of Slow Cinema
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