Category Archives: jean rouch

terminal bar + lift

Two astounding documentaries that look at the people passing through two particular locations – a bar and a lift.

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Rituals – Martin Parr, Ben Russell and Lightning Bolt

United Kingdom by Martin Parr Ben Russell‘s film of fans at a Lightning Strike concert Black and White Trypps Number 3. Ben Russell says that the film was directly influenced by Jean Rouch – “I was trying to imagine what … Continue reading

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workers leaving the googleplex

Workers Leaving the Googleplex (Rough Cut) from Andrew Norman Wilson on Vimeo. An account by Andrew Norman Wilson of his attempt to make a film – “An analysis of the transition from industrial labour to information labour…” while working for … Continue reading

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les maitres fous

Here’s Les Maitres Fous from 1955, like many Rouch films the meaning of what you’re watching suddenly takes on a different light at the end of the film.

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