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Screen Slate Presents: This is MiniDV (On 35mm)

August 2017 at Anthology Film Archives // Series info

At the turn of the millennium, there was much speculation as to whether digital imaging would replace celluloid film as the predominant medium of motion picture production and exhibition. Regarded in hindsight not 20 years later, when film is often cited in terms of whether it might experience a “revival,” the debate seems almost amusingly quaint. For better or for worse, digital has permeated all aspects of cinema. For someone born the year THE MATRIX was released, seeing it on 35mm is a rarefied artisanal experience. As Keanu would say: whoa.

In this light, it’s interesting to consider a brief transitional period around the early aughts, when maverick moviemakers first embraced…

Block or Report
  • The Celebration
  • Jackass: The Movie
  • Colossal Youth
  • 24 Hour Party People
  • The Gleaners and I
  • Julien Donkey-Boy
  • Dancer in the Dark
  • Ten
  • Chuck & Buck
  • Bamboozled
  • Inland Empire
  • The Forest for the Trees