On Narrative through Self and Time: Diachrony, Episodes and Waking Life

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Merel Groot
09/03/2020

Do humans experience their life as a narrative? Strawton argued that they do not necessarily see their life as a story and that this is not negative. By applying this idea to the seemingly narrative lacking film, Waking Life, this idea is explored.

'Stories We Tell'

About the documemoir: 'Stories We Tell'

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Nataliia Vdovychenko
10/02/2020

Autobiographical documentaries invite their viewers to explore the hidden world of one’s personal journeys. They allow the audience to get a glimpse of the deep and meaningful life stories of the unique personality of the protagonist.

The performative documentary: Paris is burning

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Tatsuya Ishikawa
03/02/2020

This movie is about the ball circuit and the gay people. A chronicle of New York's drag scene in the 1980s, focusing on balls, voguing and the ambitions and dreams of those who gave the era its warmth and vitality.

R.M. Drake

More Depth to Instagram

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Ruby van Schaik
23/11/2019

On the popularity of Instapoetry and the controversy it brings. Can Instapoetry be considered art? How Instapoetry's synthetic intermediality is adding to the development of poetry as an art.