Comment Ca Va (Godard, 1978): BFI Southbank, NFT2 8.45pm
This film (screened on 35mm) is part of the Jean-Luc Godard season at BFI Southbank. It is also being shown on February 29th. You can find the full details here.
Here is the BFI introduction:
This underrated film is informed by Godard’s activities in the left-wing
press in the early 70s. It employs Claude Shannon’s information theory
to examine the passage through the print media of a photograph depicting
the 1974 Carnation Revolution in Portugal. Godard and Miéville’s
conclusions: TV and the press are rotten, viewers and readers are
infected by the rot, and journalists are ‘scum’...