Foucault News

News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

Darragh O’Donoghue, Retour en Normandie, Senses of Cinema, Issue 60, October 2011. Full article online ….It is no coincidence that with Retour en Normandie (Return to Normandy) Philibert should abandon his seemingly “objective” direct cinema approach to produce his most formally complex and self-reflexive film to date. Moi, Pierre Rivière is a docudrama based on …

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Steven James Scott, Foucault’s Room A short film posted on Vimeo Based on Michel Foucault’s stay in Warsaw in the late 50s, Foucault’s Room is a visual exploration of the post-war architecture of Warsaw over a text riddled with innuendos about erotic encounters under close scrutiny by the Communist authorities.