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Devotional Cinema offers an exploration into the language of film, reprised from a lecture on religion and cinema delivered at Princeton University.

Devotional Cinema offers an exploration into the language of film, reprised from a lecture on religion and cinema delivered at Princeton University.

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Devotional Cinema offers an exploration into the language of film, reprised from a lecture on religion and cinema delivered at Princeton University. The new edition includes additions and changes related to the author's understanding of Carl Theodor Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc as well as other smaller clarifications.

Nathaniel Dorsky has been making and exhibiting films within the avant-garde tradition since 1964. He now lives in San Francisco, where he makes a living as a film editor. His works have been shown internationally in museums and theatres and are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Pacific Film Archive (Berkeley), the Harvard Film Archive (Cambridge), Image Forum (Tokyo), Les Archives du Film Experimental d'Avignon, and Le Centre Pompidou (Paris), as well as many universities. Among his better known works are A Fall Trip Home (1964), Summerwind (1965), Hours for Jerome (1966-70, 1982), Alaya (1976-87), Variations (1992-98), Arbor Vitae (2000), Love's Refrain (2001), The Visitation (2002), Threnody (2003-4), Songs and Solitude (2006), Sarabande (2008), Compline (2009), Aubade (2010), Pastourelle (2010), The Return (2011), August and After (2012), April (2012), Song (2013), Spring (2013), Summer (2013), December (2014), February (2014), and Avraham (2014).

Devotional Cinema offers an exploration into the language of film, reprised from a lecture on religion and cinema delivered at Princeton University. The new edition includes additions and changes related to the author's understanding of Carl Theodor Dreyer's The Passion of Joan of Arc as well as other smaller clarifications.

Nathaniel Dorsky has been making and exhibiting films within the avant-garde tradition since 1964. He now lives in San Francisco, where he makes a living as a film editor. His works have been shown internationally in museums and theatres and are in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Pacific Film Archive (Berkeley), the Harvard Film Archive (Cambridge), Image Forum (Tokyo), Les Archives du Film Experimental d'Avignon, and Le Centre Pompidou (Paris), as well as many universities. Among his better known works are A Fall Trip Home (1964), Summerwind (1965), Hours for Jerome (1966-70, 1982), Alaya (1976-87), Variations (1992-98), Arbor Vitae (2000), Love's Refrain (2001), The Visitation (2002), Threnody (2003-4), Songs and Solitude (2006), Sarabande (2008), Compline (2009), Aubade (2010), Pastourelle (2010), The Return (2011), August and After (2012), April (2012), Song (2013), Spring (2013), Summer (2013), December (2014), February (2014), and Avraham (2014).

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SKU 9781931157124
Author(s) Nathaniel Dorsky
Subtitle Revised 3rd edition
Publisher(s) Tuumba Press
Format Paperback
Original publication date December 2014
Number of pages 62 pages

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