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Guy Maddin’s Algorithmic Cinema Resurrects Lost Silent Films

The director's latest project with the National Film Board of Canada shuffles scenes into a one-time viewing experience. The post Guy Maddin’s Algorithmic Cinema Resurrects Lost Silent Films appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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