Documentary Time: Film and Phenomenology (Visible Evidence)

Documentary Time: Film and Phenomenology (Visible Evidence)

Malin Wahlberg

Finding the theoretical house the place cinema and philosophy meet, Malin Wahlberg’s subtle method of the event of documentary movie aligns with makes an attempt to think again the premises of existential phenomenology. The configuration of time is important in organizing the sensory impacts of movie mostly yet, as Wahlberg adroitly demonstrates, in nonfiction movies the matter of coping with time is writ huge by way of the relocating image’s interplay with social reminiscence and ancient figures.


Wahlberg discusses a thought-provoking corpus of classical and up to date experiments in movie and video (including Andy Warhol’s motion pictures) within which inventive techniques to the time of the picture and the capability archive reminiscence of filmic illustration illuminates meanings of temporality and time adventure. She additionally deals a methodological account of movie and brings Deleuze and Ricoeur into discussion with Bazin and Mitry with regards to cinema and phenomenology.


Drawing recognition to the cultural value of the pictures’ imprint as a hint of the previous, Documentary Time brings to undergo phenomenological inquiry on nonfiction movie whereas while reconsidering the existential dimensions of time that experience constantly wondered humans.


Malin Wahlberg is a study fellow in cinema experiences at Stockholm University.

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