08 janvier 2008

On Pointing the Camera

"Before familiarity can turn into awareness, the familiar must be stripped of its inconspicuousness; we must give up assuming that the object in question needs no explanation. However frequently recurrent, modest, vulgar it may be, it will now be labeled as something unusual." - Bertolt Brecht

cross-posted to Unspoken Cinema

3 commentaires:

HarryTuttle a dit…

I like this quote a lot! Thanks

dave a dit…

You're very welcome.

This might be considered a supplement to the Contemplative Cinema Blogathon (which I'm enjoying very much, but for which I haven't written anything this time around).

HarryTuttle a dit…

Well thank you. :)

Ok. I've posted it at Unspoken Cinema