Prof. Ivone Margulies’ book In Person: Reenactment in Postwar and Contemporary Cinema will be available December 5th, 2018.
Book launch: Feb 1, 2019 | 6PM at Anthology Film Archives.
7:15PM: Prof. Margulies will be introducing the film series In Person-Reenactment starting with Abbas Kiarostami’s Close up.
Feb. 1 -12: Anthology will be showing all of the films featured in the book.
About the Book:
Close readings of select, historicized examples define an alternate, confessional-performative vein to understand the self-reflexive nature of postwar and post-holocaust testimonial cinemas. The book contextualizes Zavattini’s proposal that in neorealism everyone should act his own story in a sort of anti-individualist, public display (Love in the City and We the Women). Read More