Overview

Filmosophy is a provocative new manifesto for a radically philosophical way of understanding cinema. It coalesces twentieth-century ideas of film as thought (from Hugo M& uuml;nsterberg to Gilles Deleuze) into a practical theory of "film-thinking," arguing that film style conveys poetic ideas through a constant dramatic "intent" about the characters, spaces, and events of film. Discussing contemporary filmmakers such as B& eacute;la Tarr and the Dardenne brothers, this timely contribution to the study of ...

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Filmosophy

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Overview

Filmosophy is a provocative new manifesto for a radically philosophical way of understanding cinema. It coalesces twentieth-century ideas of film as thought (from Hugo M& uuml;nsterberg to Gilles Deleuze) into a practical theory of "film-thinking," arguing that film style conveys poetic ideas through a constant dramatic "intent" about the characters, spaces, and events of film. Discussing contemporary filmmakers such as B& eacute;la Tarr and the Dardenne brothers, this timely contribution to the study of film and philosophy will provoke debate among audiences and filmmakers alike.

FILMOSOPHY & reg; is a registered U.S. trademark owned by Valentin Stoilov (www.filmosophy.com) for educational services in the field of motion picture history theory and production. Mr. Stoilov is not the source or origin of this book and has not sponsored or endorsed it or its author.

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[An] elegant, deftly argued book... Essential.

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[An] elegant, deftly argued book... Essential.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780231850100
  • Publisher: Columbia University Press
  • Publication date: 7/16/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 15 MB
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Meet the Author

Daniel Frampton is a London-based writer and filmmaker and the founding editor of the online salon-journal, Film-Philosophy.com.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Part One
1. Film Minds
2. Film-Beings
3. Film Phenomenology
4. Film Neominds
Part Two
5. Filmind
6. Film Narration
7. Film-Thinking
8. Filmgoer
9. Film Writing
10. Filmosophy
Conclusion
Notes
Bibliography
Index

Wallflower Press

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