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Fast, Slow & Reverse. Faces of Contemporary Film Narration

 Conference CFP


  24 May 2017 through 28 May 2017

CFP Deadline:

  26 Feb 2017


  Gdańsk//Kraków, Poland

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Sponsoring organization:

  University of Gdańsk, Jagiellonian University, Nadbałtyckie Centrum Kultury


  Arts & Humanities - Visual Arts


Event description:

Richness of contemporary cinema is perhaps most clearly visible in the diversity of forms and means of film narration. Dynamic transformations in this field apply both to mainstream cinema and to its alternatives: independent cinema, art-house cinema and various types of avant-garde. These two big currents of contemporary cinema interrelate, influencing but at the same time sharply opposing each other. The two extreme wings are the post-narrative Hollywood cinema of attractions on the one hand, and the atmospheric slow cinema, the most recent favourite of film festival audience, on the other. Just as contemporary film narration spans a rich field between two extremes, likewise the conference devoted to it will take place at two ends of Poland, forming a symbolic bridge between various phenomena and theoretical stances. The conference, organized jointly by University of Gdańsk, Nadbałtyckie Centrum Kultury and Jagiellonian University in Kraków, will take a shape of an unusual, two-... Read more

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