Film: Indebted Reflections (MMLA 2012)
Lars von Trier’s movies constantly thematize debt, but never so memorably as in Dancer in the Dark which links hospitality to insanity and blindness, and, yet, such giving, such indebtedness, is also framed by an excessive, formal exuberance as Selma (played by Björk) dances and sings her way to the gallows.
Our panel will consider the following non-exclusive list of questions: How is giving thematized and formally represented in film? How do directors (in ...
Sponsoring Organization(s) :
Todd Comer and Isaac Vayo (Midwest Modern Language Association)
Thursday, November 8, 2012 to Sunday, November 11, 2012
Cincinnati, Ohio, US
Abstract due date:
Friday, June 1, 2012
Hispanic & Latino
Genre & Form