Language Is A Virus

Godfrey Reggio Quotes

Godfrey Reggio Quotes & Quotations
Name:
Godfrey Reggio
Type:
Director
Nationality:
American
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    All tools have intrinsic politics and technology is the tool of now. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    But in fact if you look at film as a metaphor, only through the negative can you have the positive print. What I'm trying to get to is the positive value of negation. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    Having been an educator for so many years I know that all a good teacher can do is set a context, raise questions or enter into a kind of a dialogic relationship with their students. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    History has been the history of warfare. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    I think it's naive to pray for world peace if we're not going to change the form in which we live. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    I think it's the tragedy of our time that we're not aware of the affect of the manner in which we've adopted tools. Those tools have become who we are. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    I think there's an enormous value to being negative. The world we live in today, negativity is not permitted. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    In the order I was in, each brother takes five vows, one of which is teaching the poor gratuitously. As a young person I was seized by this idea of social justice and I wanted very much to follow my vow of teaching the poor gratuitously. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    It's not just the effect of technology on the environment, on religion, on the economic structure, on society, on politics, etc. It's that everything now exists in technology to the point where technology is the new and comprehensive host of nature of life. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    It's not that we use technology, we live technology. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    My job is to assemble this team of collaboration, hope that everyone has a strong ego but no vanity and that we can proceed with a critical path. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    Mystery is gone to the certainty of technological principles. So the real terror, the real aggression against life comes in the form of the pursuit of our technological happiness. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    Remember that the film is about the digital domain. From the point of view of the scenario, images are evil demons, if I can be so bold. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    So to hope to be able to have peace, to be able to have justice and environmental balance, are consequences of our behavior, not just our intentions. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    So, not for lack of love of language, but because I feel our language is in an enormous state of humiliation, I decided to make films without words. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    Technology is not neutral. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    The language of the moment or, as it were, the language of the order in which we live, is the image. I felt that if I wanted to commune with the public, I should best do so through the language of image. It's a conscious embrace of a contradiction. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    The only thing I can do is type. I learned that when I was 13. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    These films however, have ambiguity built into them, because it's too easy in film to make a strident work of propaganda or advertising, which are really the same thing anyway, meaning the message is unmistakable. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio
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    What I'm trying to do is to at least raise a flag to the blinding light of technology. Godfrey_ReggioGodfrey Reggio