The best films of 2014 in pictures

Gallery | Indie, blood-sipping and oddly endearing, with focus on diverse preoccupations, art and great cinematography are the best films of the year, as selected by 11Polaroids desk. 11Polaroids desk

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58th BFI London Film Festival roundup

Tell the world about Philosophy! 15 films from around the world that inspired our imagination during the festival in London this year.   The present is a strange beast. - Jean-Luc Godard Goodbye to Language (Adieu au langage, 2014) Αnother festival of imaginative films closed its curtains last week. Our focus this month was the BFI London Film… Continue reading 58th BFI London Film Festival roundup

Director of photography: Martin Putz

Little is known about the work of Austrian director of photography and camera operator Martin Putz in the UK. Here's an introduction to his work and collaborations.   Martin Putz's collaboration with Austrian film director Virgil Widrich and Luxembourgian artist Bady Minck, as well as other significant figures from the Austrian experimental world, like Martin… Continue reading Director of photography: Martin Putz

Monument and memory: Jean-Luc Godard

The recent proliferation of social, personal and reflexive documentaries that has seen a range of experimental approaches towards found footage editing, has increased the frequency of essay films leading towards the innovation of a new factual form of filmmaking.   Historians don’t search, they find. To shield all these images from language means to actually… Continue reading Monument and memory: Jean-Luc Godard