“Seeing comes before words. The child looks and recognises before it can speak. But it is also another sense in which seeing comes before words. It is seeing which establishes our place in the surrounding world; we explain that world with words, but words can never undo the fact we are surround by it. The relation between what we see and what we know is never settled. The way we see things is affected by what we believe” John Berger
Rarely do we get to know how a film came to be or a work or art. Many argue that it’s not important and that the work ought to speak for itself. In the times we live, the hunger for how things come to be is phenomenal. Also phenomenal is the need to learn different perspectives and the truth. About Film’s main aim is to present a unique and new perspective on ways of seeing. In a collection of thoughts and happenings in the world of films, art, current affairs and politics, I will endeavour to share my personal perspective.
This is my first foray into writing a Blog – I hope that you will join me and help create a dynamic and powerful place for discussion and debate on all that is creative within the realms of our human experience.