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A while back my good friend Pablo Kjølseth — the master behind CU-Boulder’s International Film Series — asked me to guest write a post for TCM’s Movie Morlocks, now retitled Streamline in conjunction with FilmStruck. I chose to write about … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – September 25, 1901

All quotes are taken from Notes on the Cinematographer by Robert Bresson, Green Integer, København: 1997   “Build your film on white, on silence and on stillness.” “The CINEMA did not start from zero. Everything to be called into question.” … Continue reading

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Born On This Day – September 25

“A film is not a spectacle, it is in the first place a style.” –Robert Bresson

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In Their Words – Sunday, August 11, 2013

“I would like in my films to be able to render perceptible to an audience a feeling of a man’s soul and also the presence of something superior to man which can be called God.” –Robert Bresson

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In Their Words – Saturday, July 20, 2013

“Make visible what, without you, might perhaps would have never been seen.” –Robert Bresson

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In Their Words – Thursday, April 18, 2013

“The supernatural in film is only the real rendered more precise. Real things seen close up.” –Robert Bresson

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In Their Words – Tuesday, March 26, 2013

“You can’t show everything. If you do, it’s no longer art. Art lies in suggestion. The great difficulty for filmmakers is precisely not to show things. Ideally, nothing should be shown, but that’s impossible.” –Robert Bresson  

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