Cinegnose

por Wilson Ferreira

26 de dezembro de 2009, 08h17

Why Gnostic Movies Are An American Trend? (Final Thoughts)

While the Fantastic in the Old Continent has always been associated with the artistic avant-garde, the U.S. will permeate the forms of popular culture came in the twentieth century, creating a “sub-zeitgeist” represented by a whole literature of comic books, magazines, pulp fictions and filmic genres like sci-fi, horror and fantasy. The process of mass […]


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21 de dezembro de 2009, 08h33

From Narcissistic Paranoia to Spiritual Paranoia in “Shutter Island”

For those who deal with research on the recurrence of gnostic themes in current film production, Shutter Island is reminiscent of a whole range of films (The Matrix, Dark City, Truman Show, Memento, Thirteenth Floor etc.). thematizing paranoia and schizophrenia as paths to the awakening of consciousness of the illusory reality artificially created by a […]


20 de dezembro de 2009, 18h15

Gothics and Darks roam in malls: the fate of the sacred in youth and Teens

The impetus for the sacred is neutralized by the rationalism. The power of symbols and pagan deities is aestheticized, for example, through the imaginary dark, gothic or an entire sub-zeitgeist “that fascinate successive generations of young people and adolescents. It reflects the desire by young “immediate religious experience.” Every ideology has its moment of truth […]


20 de dezembro de 2009, 09h16

Dialética Negativa: o Adorno Gnóstico

Ao ler dois tópicos da Dialética Negativa de Theodor Adorno (“Experiência Metafísica e Felicidade”e “Niilismo”) encontramos uma crítica à religiosidade vulgar que aproxima a transcendência à busca de um “sentido para a vida”. “O Todo é a Verdade” (Hegel)“O Todo é o Falso” (Adorno) Na obra Dialética Negativa Adorno rompe com o passado “apocalíptico” das […]


20 de dezembro de 2009, 09h14

The Fate of Religion in the world after the attacks of September 11, 2001

The Book of Eli (Book of Eli, 2010) reflects in each scene the imagery after the attacks of 11/09/2001 where religion and the clash of civilizations are responsible for global conflicts. Therefore, it remains to be neutralized religion at its heart libertarian (Mysticism and Sacred) and become a model of asceticism and discipline martial for […]


19 de dezembro de 2009, 17h15

In Search of the Negativity of the Sacred

We should look at filmic experience the moments when the narrative does not return to order, where conflicts are not reconciled, where the film’s final sequences are not part of a whole (return to order), but leave the viewer cognitive gap, ambiguity .For this blog the concept of the sacred must be sought from the […]


16 de dezembro de 2009, 16h54

Gnosticism Kabbalistic and Tecnognose: the shortcut to gnosis

The beginning of all our research and reflections on the recurrence of Gnosticism in Film and Audiovisual left the paradoxical confluence between mysticism and new technologies: Tecnognose. Unlike the movies where gnosticism gnosis is presented as the soul grows and refines from the body, Tecnognose matter is a golem that have deformed the order of […]


16 de dezembro de 2009, 09h49

Criado na UAM Grupo de Pesquisas “Religião e Sagrado no Cinema e Audiovisual”

Grupo de Pesquisas da Universidade Anhembi Morumbi objetiva ampliar, incentivar e divulgar a pesquisa na área. O grupo dedica-se ao estudo das diferentes manifestações da Religião e do Sagrado no cinema e no audiovisual. O objetivo é compreender a forma como as diversas práticas religiosas lidaram e se apropriaram dos meios de comunicação, bem como […]


15 de dezembro de 2009, 09h33

Viajantes, Detetives e Estrangeiros: protagonistas dos Filmes Gnósticos (Parte 1)

Nos fundamentos da mitologia pop encontramos personagens que anseiam pela gnose. Dois livros essenciais para a discussão das bases da mitologia e dos arquétipos da cultura pop do século XX: Victória Nelson em seu livro “The Secret Life os Puppets” e Nelson Brissac Peixoto em “Cenários em Ruínas”.Nelson defende que o imaginário popular do século […]


13 de dezembro de 2009, 09h12

Pesquisa da Pós em Cinema da UAM apresenta religiosidade no cinema documental

Ao aproximar a Teoria da Tragédia Moderna com o jogo da representação cinematográfica, pesquisa aponta para o gnosticismo no cinema documentalParticipei neste último sábado (12/12) de uma banca examinadora do trabalho de conclusão da pós lato sensu em cinema da Universidade Anhembi Morumbi. O trabalho era de Vivian Cristina Cardozo com o tema “Da Tragédia […]


12 de dezembro de 2009, 09h46

From Vogler’s hero’s journey to the film’s hero Gnostic

The mythic Hero’s Journey by Vogler described as the universal basis of every script seems to resemble the narrative journey of the protagonist of the film Gnostic (Fall, Ascension, Plenty). But there is one essential difference: Negative TheologyLast week, during the class structure of the discipline Roadmap given by me in the course of Communication […]


10 de dezembro de 2009, 09h16

Basements, subways and alleys: The Meaning of the Cave in Cinema

Basements, subways and alleys: The Meaning of the Cave in CinemaThe symbolism of the cave has a long history that involves not only the philosophy and development of Western rationality, but even the fate of the experience of the sacred today. This will be reflected in a diverse symbology and iconography present in films from […]