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The Essay Film?
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The Essay Film?

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In his Milq Q+A, @philliplopate said, "There are many media amenable to essays: film, graphic arts, radio. The essay film is a form in which the filmmaker allows his or her subjective takes to come across, usually as a voice-over. Some...

In his Milq Q+A, @philliplopate said, "There are many media amenable to essays: film, graphic arts, radio. The essay film is a form in which the filmmaker allows his or her subjective takes to come across, usually as a voice-over. Some examples include Chris Marker's Sans Soleil, Alain Resnais' Night and Fog , Agnes Varda's The Gleaners and I, Ross McElwee's Time Indefinite, and Patrick Keiller's London.”

In this playlist, let’s explore the essay film with scenes from our favorite examples, as Lopate does in writing in his essay “In Search of the Centaur: The Essay-Film,” which begins, "My intention here is to define, describe, survey, and celebrate a cinematic genre that barely exists." Read his full article here: http://www.onierafilms.com/readings/lopate.pdf
Deenah Vollmer
Jan 25, 2016
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