Cinema as exhibition excitement
August 4, 2011 § 2 Comments
The boys and girls over at Secret Cinema have got it exactly right: they’re offering modern audiences a chance to get excited once more about going to the cinema — whether or not the film appeals. Their next event is about California classics,
While you’re at it, check out some of their videos on their website for explanations behind the events and for the Red Shoes event where the audience does not even know what the film is going to be:
That is exactly the sense of excitement that my dissertation is trying to reconstruct, with theoretical implications about what this means for the art of cinema. Glad to hear this sense of the multimedia pleasures of cinema exhibition is still alive.