Time and Libertarian Cinema





Time, Libertarian cinema, Video, Ulus Baker, Immanuel Kant, Gilles Deleuze


What is time and how is it to be thought? Is time the fullness of life or the red thread that runs through life? One of the most exciting approaches to this question is offered by the Prussian philosopher Immanuel Kant. Kant's views on time do not form a theory of time, yet they offer us very useful guidance, namely, to think both time and the subject. However, Kant's concept of time is not nearly as valuable as judgment. In this respect, one would have to speak of a degradation of time in Kant. But, that time is not an abstract (just as little as space) but significantly constitutes the subject, Kant has taught postmodernism and the present.

Time expresses itself differently, because life is manifold. Thus, filmmakers also each found their own expression for time in the image. A cinema that tries to save time from its hinges deserves more than ever the term of a libertarian cinema. Because it tries to think the time beyond the judgment.


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How to Cite

Demir, E. E. (2023). Time and Libertarian Cinema. EUROASIA JOURNAL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES & HUMANITIES, 10(32), 136–140. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.8078860