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…