Groundwork for a (pre)history of film festivals

  title={Groundwork for a (pre)history of film festivals},
  author={Christel Taillibert and John W{\"a}fler},
  journal={New Review of Film and Television Studies},
  pages={21 - 5}
  • Christel Taillibert, John Wäfler
  • Published 2016
  • Art
  • New Review of Film and Television Studies
  • Abstract This article offers new perspectives on a history of film festivals, before and around the Venice Esposizione of 1932, traditionally considered as the ‘first film festival.’ More specifically, it puts forward the following three arguments: first, that the Venice event showed a willingness to invent new interfaces for moving image education, according to the idea that art could be an educational tool, in a historical context where the relationship between cinema and education was… CONTINUE READING
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