Monthly Archives: December 2016


Screen Shot 2016-12-16 at 19.14.34.pngMuybridge’s proto-cinema experiments are the subject of this compelling documentary from leading American essayist Thom Andersen (LA Plays Itself), which looks at his practice of motion study, as well as his 1879 invention, the zoopraxiscope, for displaying motion pictures.

“One of the best essay films ever made on a cinematic subject” (Jonathan Rosenbaum)