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Critical Review: Solanas and Getino – Towards a Third Cinema

A libertarian look at the classic 1969 communist, anti-imperialist manifesto of Fernando Solanas and Octavio Getino (also shown in their film The Hour of the Furnaces) considering the necessity of using film and culture to promote revolutionary practice while denouncing Western influence over “ex” colonies. The movement their text was contributing to, known as Third

Cinema and ideology: Dystopia at the end of capitalism

Spanish writers Teresa Cabrera Sánchez and Hugo Cuevas Soria consider the overwhelming negative futurism that characterises modern film. Why are these messages being pumped out, and how can we offer some rays of light amid the gloom? What are the latest series and movies you’ve seen in recent years? Probably among your answers will be titles