Textual Cinema

In considering what the moving image can lend the written word, I was reminded today that it allows language to live through acts of translation. The sound of a nearly extinct language, for instance, needs the moving image for rhythmic subtitles, thereby allowing a viewer to aurally experience a language that is not their own but with the approximation of mood.

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