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THE FILM S ¡ Palimpsest Fever

Rituals that no longer retain their meaning, filtered through time, conquering forces, progress, cameras. We can record things and will be able to play them again a hundred years from now. But what does it really mean, watching shadows ported in that describe an experience, a mind state, that really has nothing to do with your own? These films are palimpsests in that their meaning, their context, and even their materiality has corroded, dissipated... Burning up with nostalgia, the destructive desire to look back, in the wake of Lot or Orpheus, to try to look past the black and white shadows for some light...

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Profile for Syros International Film Festival (SIFF)

Syros International Film Festival (SIFF) catalog 2017  

Cracking Up: Syros Int’l Film Festival 2017 Catalogue. Including original texts by Cassandra Celestin, Nathaniel Draper, Aaron Khandros, Jac...

Syros International Film Festival (SIFF) catalog 2017  

Cracking Up: Syros Int’l Film Festival 2017 Catalogue. Including original texts by Cassandra Celestin, Nathaniel Draper, Aaron Khandros, Jac...

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