The "digital revolution" reached cinema late and was mainly staged as technological progress. However, in a time of rapid disappearance of the analog filmstrip and the diversity of digital motion picture formats, there is much more at stake today: Are the world's film archives at the dawn of a dark age? Is a massive loss of collective audiovisual memory looming? Is film dying or merely changing? CINEMA FUTURES explores international locations and dramatizes the future of film and cinema in the age of digital motion pictures with renowned filmmakers, museum curators, historians and technicians.
Martin Scorsese, Christopher Nolan, Tacita Dean, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, David Bordwell, Tom Gunning, Jacques Rancière, Margaret Bodde, Paolo Cherchi Usai, Nicole Brenez, Mike Mashon, Michael Friend, Greg Lukow and more