Tag Archives: film

Character Identification and Empathy

In his interview on talk sense radio Alex Vesely had said (see Friday’s post) that a movie director is a director of emotions He also said that movies can be used therapeutically by focusing on which characters we identify with … Continue reading

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Alex Vesely Interview

I had the great pleasure of listening to Alex Vesely on talk sense radio yesterday. I recommend that you listen to the broadcast yourself but here are a few of the snippets that were meaningful to me. “A film director … Continue reading

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Meaning in Film

I like the idea of finding meaning in film. It’s a powerful media and it can engender fruitful discussion in logoeducation. I went to the showing of the Jerusalem International Film Festival for Children and Youth last night. All of … Continue reading

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Whither reality?

Movies are not supposed to be a reflection of reality as it is. But neither is it meant to present reality as it ideally should be. Movies engage us in the imaginative world of unreality, where the point of the … Continue reading

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Shining faces

The house is strangely quiet this morning. No film school students coming into the kitchen to make themselves a cup of coffee. No phone calls to get a few more minor actors for the school scene. No queries about which … Continue reading

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