Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cinema as an Extreme Sport

The excellent Scala Beyond season continued on Friday with Cinema as a Subversive Art, an all-night tribute to the recently deceased Amos Vogel, founder of the legendary film society Cinema16 and author of Film as Subversive Art. The event, co-hosted by LUX and Little Joe, curated a selection of films mentioned in Vogel’s book and split […]

We Are Legion: The Story of the Hactivists

I didn’t have high hopes when I went down to Frontline Club to see Brian Knappenberger’s We Are Legion, a documentary that promises to take the audience ‘inside the complex culture and history of Anonymous’. Films about politicised computer hackers are usually: a) Boring, ridiculous propaganda in which hackers are presented as terrorists tearing down society. b) Boring, […]