Abstract A conversation with Peter Kubelka, focusing on Our African Journey (Unsere Afrikareise, 1966), his short, brilliantlye dited exposéé of colonialism, constructed from sound and image recorded while he was a young filmmaker in the employ of several Austrian businessmen on safari in Africa. Kubelka's revealing stories about the process of shooting the film and his candid discussion of the film's politics bring new light to an avant-garde and documentary classic.
His African Journey: An Interview with Peter Kubelka
Scott MacDonald teaches at Bard College, Hamilton College, and Utica College. His most recent books are The Garden in the Machine: A Field Guide to Independent Films about Place (2001) and Cinema 16: Documents Toward a History of the Film Society (2002). Two new volumes of A Critical Cinema, MacDonald's interviews with independent filmmakers, are in preparation at the University of California Press.
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Scott MacDonald; His African Journey: An Interview with Peter Kubelka. Film Quarterly 1 January 2004; 57 (3): 2–12. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/fq.2004.57.3.2
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