Critical Writing Index

What can cinema do?

by Jon Davies

C Magazine, Spring 2009, no. 101, pp. 7-9

In a review of Steve McQueen's Hunger (2008, UK) and Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige's Je veux voir / I Want to See (2008, Lebanon, France), Jon Davies explores whether cinema can stand in for a real life experience of an event or situation. Davies provides thorough descriptions of both films.

ITEM 2009.020 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

HungerSteve McQueen

Je veux voir / I Want to SeeJoana Hadjithomas

Je veux voir / I Want to SeeKhalil Joeige

The Wild ChildFrancois Truffaut