Title: Watch: Is Black and White Still Relevant?
This video essay explores the timless beauty of black and white cinema and makes a case for its continued relevance. For whatever reason, some people just don’t like black and white movies. Perhaps, as this essay from RocketJump Film School opines, it’s because a younger generation of viewers assumes that these films are going to be “old, unrealistic and boring.” However, some contemporary filmmakers—like the makers of festival favorites The Eyes of My Mother, Butterfly Kisses, and GOOK—have chosen to shoot their films in this format. This essay, while favoring neither color…
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