OCTOBER 2015 / ISSN: 2462-2885 / Color / ENGLISH & SPANISH
SPECIAL ON BILL MORRISON:
A Poetic Archaeology of Cinema: The Films of Bill Morrison, by Matthew Levine.
Bill Morrison‘s films often combine archival film material with contemporary pieces of music from internationally recognised composers. His masterpiece Decasia (67 min, 2002), a collaboration with the composer Michael Gordon, was selected for the 2013 National Film Registry of the Library of Congress of the US, becoming the most modern film named to be part of the list that preserves works of “great cultural, historic or aesthetic significance to the nation’s cinematic heritage.”
Interview with Bill Morrison, by FFM
*This essay is an abridged version of Die Ethik der Aneignung, a lecture given by Thomas Elsaesser, at the Berlin DokuArts´ 2014 symposium: The Recycled Cinema.