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Cine-Zoos: On the Animality of Film

As part of the Visual Cultures Guest Lecture Series, Anat Pick will speak on cinema and animality.

3 March 2011, 17:00 – 19:00, Goldsmith, University of London

Despite the dominance of narrative cinema, film is essentially a zoomorphic medium that does not privilege either the human form or human stories. A consideration of a number of visual theories, from John Berger’s “Why Look at Animals?” to the cinematic realism of André Bazin, traces what is best described as a creaturely approach to cinema.

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