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Where Film Meets Philosophy: Godard, Resnais, and Experiments in Cinematic Thinking (Film and Culture Series) By Hunter Vaughan - Hunter Vaughan interweaves phenomenology and semiotics to analyze cinema's ability to challenge conventional modes of thought. Merging Maurice Merleau-Ponty's phenomenology of perception with Gilles Deleuze's image-philosophy, Vaughan applies a rich theoretical framework to a comparative analysis of Jean-Luc Godard's films,
Page from Cahiers du Cinéma, no. 300, May 1979. The caption under the photograph reads: "The Image and Its Secret." In the late 1970s Jean-Luc Godard was invited to Mozambique to start a television station for the new Marxist government of Samora Michel. Godard famously refused to use Kodak film, claiming that it was inherently racist, and turned to video instead. The project ended in failure and no trace of his video exists. However, Godard guest-edited issue 300 of Cahiers du Cinéma, which ...
Jim Jarmusch's Golden Rules to Filmmaking: "Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination…Authenticity is invaluable; originality is nonexistent…always remember what Jean-Luc Godard said: 'It’s not where you take things from—it’s where you take them to.'"