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a film thing by enrico ghezzi e alessandro gagliardo

On the first page of Franz Kafka's Diaries, a note: "The spectators freeze when the train passes".

Hundreds of hours of tapes flow.

enrico ghezzi talks with the philosopher Emanuele Severino: We do not think adequately of the true fracture that brings cinema into history, what we are used to thinking of as the history of humanity. Cinema is the first time the world sees itself again. Then we know that it is fake, that it is a trick, that it is made of individual frames, but while photography is a frozen moment, with cinema we see a horse, the world sees itself again and this, in itself, is an actualisation that one does not think...

Cut.

"If your eyes offend you, snatch them!"
warns the preacher.

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