restricted access Discontinuous Films (Canada, 1967)

A professor emeritus of mathematics and computer science at the University of Western Ontario, Dewdney made a number of key experimental films in the late 1960s, most notably Maltese Cross Movement (1967), a key structuralist film. In “Discontinuous Films” Dewdney argues the “flicker” film reveals how the technology of the projector, and not the camera, lies at the heart of the specificity of the cinema.