Jean-Louis Comolli (born 30 July ) is a French writer, editor, and film director. He was editor in chief of Cahiers du cinéma from to , during which period he wrote the influential essays “Machines of the Visible”. in conversation, jean-louis comolli, mercè ibarz. Machines of the visible, cinema against spectacle. Jean-Louis Comolli and Mercè Ibarz. He was editor in chief of Cahiers du cinéma from to , during which period he wrote the influential essays “Machines of the Visible”.

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He was an actor in the first films by Rohmer and Godard.

Documentary Journey to the Land of the Head Shrinkers more. Struggle on Two Fronts: In he decided to make films, and from then on he was guided by a single ideology: Society effects the evolution of film.

Black Music before Jazz more. Entrevista con Sylvie Lindeperg more. Plus tard le soleil est encore fortnous avons rendez-vous avec le Remember me on this computer.


The intellectual and creative history of Comolli as a filmmaker is dealt with in two sessions of dialogues: Skip to main content. La vuelta por el directo more. Click here to sign up.

However, I do agree that film is birthed through, in many cases, a personal process. Cuadernos de Cine Documental.

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Comolli sees everything as cinema: Honestly, I feel that many of the technological advancements in film come directly from one of two sources: Focusing on technological developments, perspectives and attitudes in relation to documentary film, it goes from the origins to You must be logged in to post a comment.

Fragments d’une histoireis a cinematographic essay of historical reflection that takes stock of some fundamental principles of moving images, for both filmmakers and viewers.

In celluloid, video, television or digital format. The Blind Task of Criticism more. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link.

A Conversation with Jean-Luc Godard more. This essay was quite confusing but I think that he makes a valid point when saying that technology is not the only machihes driving film forward. The advancement of film is pushed primarily by social desires.


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Une semaine en Kanaky more. He describes this clearly in the first paragraph: In the Margins of Jazz History more. It is only important to really see, to see through the moving images that have been put together.

Jean-Louis Comolli

Most films have strong societal attachments therefore making it easier to relate to at that specific time and kind of catering to the audience which causes it to change with the times. Economic Ownership of Jazz more.

At the museum, in the street, on the underground, even in the torture room. University of California Press Publication Date: Rund um den Mann mit der Kamera more.

In the living room on the TV, computer, tablet or cell phone. French with simultaneous translation and Catalan Free entry.