Critics' Choice VII – Our Focus
04 February 2021
The video essay Our Focus by Kevin B. Lee is inspired by the installations in the exhibition Vive le cinéma!
Still-Life, Jia Zhang-ke, 2006
A Touch of Sin, Jia Zhang-ke, 2013
Ash Is the Purest White, Jia Zhang-ke, 2018
Kevin B. Lee is a filmmaker and video essayist based in Germany. He has produced over 360 video essays exploring film and media. His video essay “Once Upon a Scree: Explosive Paradox: was voted best video essay of 2020 by Sight & Sound Magazine. He is Professor of Crossmedia Publishing at the Merz Akademie, where he is developing the first Masters program specializing in video essays, desktop documentaries and other emerging forms of critical media.
Critics' Choice VII: On Positionality
For the seventh time, Dana Linssen and Jan Pieter Ekker are organising the context programme Critics' Choice during the International Film Festival Rotterdam.