The Video Essay is a joint project of MUBI and FILMADRID International Film Festival. Film analysis and criticism found a completely new and innovative path with the arrival of the video essay, a relatively recent form that has already its own masters and is becoming increasingly popular. The limits of this discipline are constantly expanding; new essayists are finding innovative ways to study the history of cinema working with images. With this non-competitive section of the festival both MUBI and FILMADRID will offer the platform and visibility the video essay deserves. The seven selected works will be premiering online from June 7 - 13, 2021 on MUBI's Notebook. The selection was made by the programmers of MUBI and FILMADRID.
From The Flicker to Gaspar Noé by Carlos Baixauli
A journey into experimental cinema through the films of Gaspar Noé and his dialogue between the use of the flicker technique and the works of directors such as Paul Sharits, Toshio Matsumoto, Peter Tcherkassky and José Val del Omar among many others.
Un viaje por el cine experimental a través de las películas de Gaspar Noé y su diálogo entre el uso de la técnica flicker con obras de directores como Paul Sharits, Toshio Matsumoto, Peter Tcherkassky y José Val del Omar entre muchos otros.