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A collection of various documents, such as transcriptions of conferences, readings, discussions.



documents – reading

Ronald Bergan, the British biographer, film historian and critic, composed a short list of film books that might be interesting and/or useful for any film critic, young or old.

Jonathan Rosenbaum: Basic Books

Adrian Martin writes about the books which influenced and accompanied him: »Film as Film« by V.F. (Victor) Perkins, and »Theory of Film Practice« by Noël Burch.

Gabe Klinger tells about his encounter with the book »Young Filmmakers«, written by Rodger Larson with Ellen Meade, published in 1969.

Chris Fujiwara, the Boston based critic, was fascinated by Jacques Rivette's writing on cinema. Title of his reading experience: "The Comings and Goings of People in Space". arrow

Philip Cheah (Singapore) describes the influence the writing of François Truffaut and Nagisa Oshima had on him. "The critic as a lone wolf" arrow



selected items

bullet. Truffaut, Interviews
bullet. 5th Soviet Congress
bullet. Is Criticism Art?
bullet. Readings

bullet. archive


   Books on Cinema
Ronald Bergan
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Adrian Martin
Gabe Klinger
Chris Fujiwara
Philip Cheah