Experimental Geographies

"There is tenderness only in the coarsest demand: that no-one shall go hungry any more" – Theodor Adorno, Minima Moralia (1974: 156)

Tarkovsky Time in Berlin

It’s that time of year again.

For over twenty years, the Arsenal cinema has run a summer retrospective on the films of Andrei Tarkovsky including all of the seven main feature-length films. No different this summer and I can only look forward to stumbling onto the sham glam of Potsdamer Platz after watching Andrei Rublev. I think Tarkovsky one said that “contemporary cinema must be maximally close to life in order to capture its natural flow.” Andrei Rublev is a rare film that actually manages to respond to this charge. I can’t wait…

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This entry was posted on July 23, 2010 by in Art, Film/Video/Performance and tagged .
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