IBNA- Persian translation of the cinema book, 'Ozo and Poetics of Cinema' by American neo-formalist film scholar David Bordwell will be reviewed at an online meeting in Tehran on Monday.
The online event is from the series book review meetings of Sureh Book which will be attended by the translator of the book Robert Safarian and film critic Navid Pour-Mohammadreza and will be hosted by Ramtin Shahbazi. The Persian translation of the work has been printed by Markaz Publishing in Tehran.
Over the last two decades, Yasujiro Ozu has won international recognition as a major filmmaker. Combining biographical information with discussions of the films' aesthetic strategies and cultural significance, in 'Ozo and Poetics of Cinema', David Bordwell questions the popular image of Ozu as the traditional Japanese artisan and examines the aesthetic nature and functions of his cinema.
The book has a double function that deals with the record of a cinematographer on the one hand, and makes the reader acquainted with a kind of attitude in film criticism on the other hand. As a film theorist film and film historian, Bordwell is popular among Iranian scholars and a large part of his works have already been translated into Persian.
The online meeting on reviewing 'Ozo and Poetics of Cinema', Persian translation is scheduled for Monday, October 26 at 6 p.m. those interested may visit www.soore.ac.ir.