Video Essay: How the French New Wave Changed Cinema
The French New Wave, the film movement on which many young cinephiles cut their teeth.
Its hip, moody black-and-white stories of love, violence, ennui, and social strife provide a perfect entrance into the private-made-public world of cinema. This remarkably detailed video essay both gives us the history of the movement and explains why its disjunctive essence has been so important to today’s filmmakers.
What did you study, where are you from and when did you graduate? I moved to Tallinn in August 2014 from Barcelona to study the Communication Management MA in Tallinn University. And I graduated on a sunny day of June 2016.
So. Apparently there are a lot of people quite unhappy about the way the book was adapted. Now, I haven’t read it, so I’m willing to give it the benefit of a doubt and perhaps it might contain something resembling at least a half decent story. Be it as it may, it seems that Spielberg chose to settle with the most crass and cliched aspects and run with them.
What did you study, where are you from and when did you graduate? I studied Audiovisual Media BA and graduated in 2009. Then I did my MA in Film Arts, Documentary Film and graduated in 2012. I am from Finland.