Two Dollar Movie - LOLA Journal (WIP)

From LOLA Journal Issue 7 (November 2016): Ages
Edited by Adrian Martin and Girish Shambu

There is something both nostalgic and provocative in this idea of discovering a little-known, unsung or completely obscure film. In these days of streaming, downloading and torrents, the idea of actually fossicking for and buying a DVD or VHS in this manner may already be an obsolete notion, a thing of the past. But it is a fundamentally different experience for a cinephile to discover a film when she or he is not consciously choosing to watch something they already know about. Rather, the Two Dollar Movie project is a reflection on what it means to take a chance on something we cannot predict, that…

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  • Filmpiece For Sunshine
  • Litan
  • The Final Programme
  • Everyday Life in a Syrian Village
  • Kissed
  • The Illinois Parables
  • Rachel and the Stranger
  • Starting Out in the Evening
  • Blood Ties
  • Down and Out in Beverly Hills
  • Straight Time
  • Renegade Girl
  • Corridor of Mirrors
  • We Live in Public
  • My Little Princess
  • Chess of the Wind
  • Quintet
  • Tideland