For the 60th anniversary of the Cannes Film Festival, 60 filmmakers were asked to represent their perceptions of “their state of mind of the moment as inspired by the motion picture theatre” (Getty).
Zhang Yimou plays with the idea of a village coming together around cinema, which works both as a metaphor about the Chinese film industry as well as speaks to the experience of going to the movies.
“Atom Egoyan’s short film Artaud Double Bill from the anthology Chacun son cinéma has become one of the most eloquent articulations of the fast-changing state of film exhibition and viewership in our times.
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