Cinema 4


The fourth issue of Cinema: Journal of Philosophy and the Moving Image, which I edited, has now been published. The contents may be consulted, read, and downloaded here:

“Editorial: Cinema, Religion, and Their Philosophical Thinking”, Sérgio Dias Branco


“A Night at the Opera of Talmudic Reasoning: The ‘Jewishness’ of Jewish Cinema”, Shai Biderman (Tel Aviv University)

“From Up in the Air to the Roots of Avatar’s Tree of Souls: Hossein Nasr’s Islamic Traditionalism and the Hope for Western Futures Grounded in the Sacredness of the Earth”, Daniel Bradley (Gonzaga University)

“Revisiting Dhvani in the Context of the Aesthetics of Experience in Film”, Anuradha Chandra (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay)

“The Tao of BwO: Deleuzian Becomings in Kung Fu Cinema”, Amir Vodka (University of Amsterdam)

“Silence as the Space for Love: Bergman’s Trilogy and the Absence of God”, Earl Allyson P. Valdez (Ateneo de Manila University)

“A Linguagem e os Ritos Sacrificiais no Cinema de João César Monteiro”, Catarina Maia (University of Coimbra)

“Approches d’un style spirituel au cinéma : Dans la brume de Sergei Loznitsa”, Inês Gil (Université Lusophone)

“How Film Can Carry Being: Film Melodrama and Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life”, Warwick Mules (University of Queensland)

“Des films cannibales, ou l’humanisme mis à mal”, Frédéric Marteau and Christophe Becker

“Cannibal’s Sermon: Hannibal Lecter, Sympathetic Villainy and Moral Revaluation”, Aaron Taylor (University of Lethbridge)


“Film/Religion: A Conversation with P. Adams Sitney”, by Sérgio Dias Branco (University of Coimbra)


“2013: A Slow Year”, William Brown (University of Roehampton)


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