20 Past-Future

by Anna Spence   From the murky depths of blackness appears  Max Headroom, floating to the surface. Suddenly, his decayed visage snaps into place where it always should have been: on screen. Out of practice, it takes him a moment…

Notes on the Fragile Image

by Dan Browne I would like to provide a brief sketch of a concept I am calling ‘the fragile image’. I feel this could be of use in today’s climate of intensely politicized communication, as it resists the urge towards…

Wannabe Jujitsu

by Gerry Fialka and Will Nediger   Like Craig Baldwin, Raoul Peck incites new questions to ponder with challenging juxtapositions like the lovely song Fascination (from Billy Wilder’s Love In The Afternoon) with footage of Rodney King’s beating. James Baldwin…

Sorting the Archive

by Rick Prelinger [originally delivered 2016-11-19 at Other Cinema, revised 2017-2]   We collected more We collected in new ways Now it is time to say why we collect   You should all have copies of Brecht’s essay “Telling the…

Dear Friends of OtherZine, THIS IS NOT FAKE NEWS! OtherZine Issue #32: ‘Cinemas of Resistance’ is on its way… celebrating avant-garde cinema with numerous works of underground and experimental film, interviews, artists’ projects, cinema history, rants, video works, activism, and…

From the Editor: “META-“

Fall 2016, Issue 31, “META-“ celebrates the art of cinema and experimentation which goes above- and beyond. First off, Vanessa Renwick’s video installation/compilation NEXT LEVEL FUCKED UP on our FRONT-PAGE! (Renwick will be at Other Cinema in person on November…