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Academic Standstill

“[W]hat has been peculiar about this recuperation of art’s relation to film is that, in terms of the ‘film’ or ‘cinema’ part of the equation, it has consistently sidelined the kinds of film that would…


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Florentina Hubaldo, CTE at Cinemanila 2012

After the success here in Europe, Lav Diaz’ latest film Florentina Hubaldo CTE has finally had its premiere in the Philippines, at the 14th Cinemanila International Film Festival. I hope to post a short review…



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Slow Art Day @ McManus, Dundee

I’ve found this wonderful idea by accident, and decided to become host of a little event here in Dundee. The idea behind it is simple: according to some studies, we only take around 17 seconds…


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Why painting?

In the previous blog entry, I mentioned my research direction with regards to a paper I will present in December. In my thesis, I will focus not only on the links between Slow Cinema and…