No quarterly can be too personal : how sequence provided a pragmatic alternative to the Politique des auteurs

  title={No quarterly can be too personal : how sequence provided a pragmatic alternative to the Politique des auteurs},
  author={Sam Roggen},
  journal={Journal of British Cinema and Television},
  • S. Roggen
  • Published 25 March 2013
  • Political Science
  • Journal of British Cinema and Television
This article offers a critical reassessment of Sequence, the short-lived British film journal (1946–52), which is mainly remembered because its contributors co-founded the Free Cinema movement. Sequence, however, played a crucial, but overlooked, role in the development of film theory. Its core ideas foreshadowed those of Cahiers du Cinema, the magazine that invariably occurs in the canon as the first journal to emphasise the crucial role of the director and to re-evaluate a group of film… 
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