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By Laura Rascaroli

This booklet deals a unique realizing of the epistemological concepts which are mobilized by means of the essay movie, and of the place and the way such innovations function. opposed to the backdrop of Adorno's dialogue of the essay form's anachronistic, anti-systematic and disjunctive mode of resistance, and capitalizing at the centrality of the interstice in Deleuze's knowing of the cinema as photograph of idea, the booklet discusses the essay movie as destiny philosophy-as a contrarian, political cinema whose argumentation engages with us in an area past the verbal. a various variety of case reports discloses how the essay movie could be a medium of proposal at the foundation of its dialectic use of audiovisual interstitiality. The booklet indicates how the essay film's disjunctive process involves be discovered on the point of medium, montage, style, temporality, sound, narration, and framing-all of those rising as interstitial areas of intelligence that illustrate how essayistic which means will be sustained, usually in contexts of political, historic or cultural extremity. The essayistic urge isn't really to be pointed out with a hard and fast frequent shape, yet is very positioned inside strategies of filmic considering that thrive in gaps.

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