Essay question: How does slow cinema make us feel? With reference to appropriate conceptual and theoretical frameworks, discuss the contention that slow cinema has a tactile, bodily impact.

Module: Screen Affect (it is a 3rd year undergraduate module)

Recommended readings but other useful readings are these:

Elizabeth Goodstein, Experience without qualities: boredom and modernity, (California: Stanford UP, 2008).

Marguiles, Yvonne. Nothing Happens: Chantal Akerman’s Hyperrealist Everyday. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1996).

Weariness, waiting: enduration and art cinema’s tired bodies by Elena Gorfinkel

A Philosophy of Boredom by Lars H. Svendsen , and John Irons 2005

Slow cinema