As/How You See Screen 2 articles

As/How You See

1986

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  • ...Formally speaking, much more than just a linear and logical argument is being developed. While the above words are spoken, we hear the faint sounds of Brazilian drums and chants, also heard elsewhere in the film without any obvious correlation to the images or commentary. Periodically there are faint snatches of other kinds of music that seem to be employed in an aleatory manner.

  • What is at stake in this film is not so much an active interpretation of the images that Farocki lays before the viewer, but more an investigation of the industrial and technical processes which create and exploit imagery for purposes of profit, control and the exertion of power.

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