Film: Midnight Traveler (2019) Hassan Fazili (88m, Qatar, UK, US)
1. Please re-watch 19:06-23:12 and discuss how this clip navigates between memories and the anticipation of the road ahead. What gives you the idea that some of the voice-over was done at different times? What other kind of divergences are presented in this clip?
2. Please re-watch 1:08:34-1:16:00. How does this clip address the limits of filmmaking and the ethical challenges of a filmmaker?
3. 1:20:52-to the end. Try to provide a close-reading of either the sequences shot in the Hungarian transit camp or the montage of reflections. Here you want to provide a bit of a formal analysis (sound, lighting, framing, deframing, focus, length of the shot, proximity to the subject), and think about how it echoes other parts of the film (connect your reading to the visual tropes or themes you see being played out).
4. Picking one of these clips, come up with your own question.