Cinema 121 – Movies 1911 - 1925

Cinema 121 – Movies 1911 - 1925 - Cinema 121...

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Cinema’121’ –’ Movies’ 1911’ -’ 1925’ Battleship’Potemkin’(S.M.’Eisenstein,’1925) Five’Types’of’Montage :’ Metric:’ length’of’each’shot’=’“sense”’of’time’lengthened’or’shortened’as’needed;’ beat’ Rhythmic:’relationship’shot’length’to ’ other’shot’elements: ’ ’ pattern,’directions,’lines,’ volumes,’mass,’ relation’to’the’boundary’of’the’frame’(complete’or’partial’image) Tonal:’ emotional’quality’the’piece;’scale’of’the’image’is’matched’to’the’“importance”’ of’the’moment,’not’to’its’natural’depiction Overtonal:’ ’ implications’for’interpretation;’the’moment’in ’ which’meaning’arises’ from’organization ’ Intellectual:’ ’ symbolic’combination’of’shots’=’explicit’idea;’thought’guided’by’ symbolic’image’(the’lion’rises’in’protest’against’oppression) *for’ Eisenstein’ “montage”’ =’ COLLISION’ between’ shots;’ not’ blending,’ but’ superimposition’of’two’images’or’a’succession’of’images’to’create’a’new’concept’ not’contained’in’either’individual’shot Filming’ beneath’ the’ surface’ of’ the’ objective’ world;’ change,’ rupture,’ disorientation’ and’ identity,’ the’ Soviet’ experiments;’ cinema’ as’ an’ age nt’ of’ change;’ the’ aesthetic,’ social,’ political,’and’ideological’relationship’of’the’image’to’reality: “People’make’there’own’history”’ Art’is’always’conflict,’sensational,’“hits’the’senses”’engages’eye,’impacting’us
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