An interview with Michael Glawogger whose documentary practice takes him where the dirty work of the world is done. In his “Globalization Trilogy,” including the recent Whores’ Glory, he often puts himself in harm’s way to reveal the surreality of what for much of the world is the normal.
Knots in the Head: Interview with Michael Glawogger
SCOTT MACDONALD is working on Avant-Doc, a collection of interviews with experimental documentary filmmakers. His most recent book, Adventures of Perception: Cinema as Exploration (University of California Press, 2009) includes essays on the intersections of African American film and avant-garde film, on nature filmmaking, on pornography; and interviews with Gina Kim, Clive Holden, Claude Nuridsany and Marie Pérennou, Peter Hutton, James Benning, David Gatten, George Kuchar, and Karen Cooper. He teaches at Hamilton College and Harvard University.
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Scott MacDonald; Knots in the Head: Interview with Michael Glawogger. Film Quarterly 1 September 2012; 66 (1): 40–49. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2012.66.1.40
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