Silence of the Frames

cinema of resurgence....

Sicilia! - 1999 - Danièle Huillet and Jean-Marie Straub

"[...] The moment the insider steps out from the inside she's no longer a mere insider. She necessarily looks in from the outside while also looking out from the inside. Not quite the same, not quite the other, she stands in that undetermined threshold place where she constantly drifts in and out. Undercutting the inside/outside opposition, her intervention is necessarily that of both not quite an insider and not quite an outsider. She is, in other words, this inappropriate other or same who moves about with always at least two gestures: that of affirming 'I am like you' while persisting in her difference and that of reminding 'I am different' while unsettling every definition of otherness arrived at. [...]"
---- Not You/Like You: Post-Colonial Women and
the Interlocking Questions of Identity and Difference
Trinh T. Minh-ha

Venom and Eternity - 1951 - Isadore Isou