Category — Wide Screen
As some might remember, I had written a review of Eran Riklis’s 2008 film Etz Limon (Lemon Tree) for the inaugural issue of Wide Screen (1.1). I recently re-watched the film when I screened it at the University of Pittsburgh which is currently my home. I was surprised by the differences in my response to the film was this time around.
Here’s a link to the very short response piece I wrote recently: http://www.fsgso.pitt.edu/2013/02/fiver-years-lemon-tree/
Here’s a link to the original review in WS: http://widescreenjournal.org/index.php/journal/article/view/23/28
February 22, 2013 No Comments
We are very happy to announce that after a long wait, Wide Screen 4.1, a special issue on Documentary, Art and Performance is now online. The issue has been edited by Veena Hariharan. Click on the image below to access the issue.
November 29, 2012 No Comments
WIDE SCREEN SPECIAL ISSUE
ARTS & MUSIC in DOCUMENTARY
EDITOR: VEENA HARIHARAN
The art of the documentary has been explored at some length in documentary studies. John Grierson famously defined the documentary as the “creative treatment of actuality.” Less, however, has been written about the relationship between documentary and the arts, the impact of documentary on art and artists and vice-versa. The diversity of issues related to representation and interpretation, and the challenges involved in the representation of one medium by another, complicates the discursive spaces of production of art, music and documentary. From the early debates around fidelity and dynamism to the more contemporary ones around interactivity and performativity, the relationship between art, music and documentary is a rich terrain for exploration. [Read more →]
October 2, 2011 No Comments
June 5, 2011 No Comments
There is now a Wikipedia page on our journal Wide Screen. It gives the history, policies and the people behind the journal.
It can be accessed here.
June 9, 2010 No Comments
The new issue of Wide Screen is now available. Click here to access it.
June 2, 2010 No Comments