Where is cinema going? Look to France for the answer
Via Screenville, the announcement of a very exciting series of talks at Le Centre Georges Pompidou, Dec 4-7 2008. In case you don’t have the scratch to hop aboard AirFrance immediately, you can watch the conversation on the state of cinema via webcast. Documentarian Frederick Wiseman, Film Society regular Olivier Assayas, and Cahiers du Cinema editor and Film Criticism in Crisis? veteran Emmanuel Bourdieu are all a part of the line-up. Si vous ne parlez pas français, Harry Tuttle provides a helpful English-language guide to the proceedings.