Spirit of Eduardo Coutinho: A video essay on his documentaries by Michael Chanan
Today, Mediático is proud to present a remarkable new video essay (embedded below) which was made in tribute to the work of the late Brazilian documentarist Eduardo Coutinho by Michael Chanan, Professor of Film and Video at Roehampton University, London. This work complements Mediático’s earlier published tribute to Coutinho, headed by a written study of his work by Cecilia Sayad. You can also read Prof. Chanan’s written obituary for Coutinho: ‘Eduardo Coutinho’, Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies, Vol. 23, No. 2, 2014 [download PDF].
Spirit of Countinho from Michael Chanan on Vimeo.
Mediático readers may also be interested to learn that, for a few more days, you can access the following article on Coutinho for free:
- Fernão Pessoa Ramos, ‘What is documentary mise-en-scène? Coutinho’s mannerism and Salles’s ‘”mauvaise conscience”’, Studies in Documentary Film, 8.2, 2014. Online here: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17503280.2014.908495#.U9YI76gqC8I
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