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What are we as filmmakers doing with these radical freedoms? Lars von Trier and the Dogme posse played with them, and the Arab spring protestors ran with them but, for many filmmakers, the freedoms have come so fast that they’re daunted. They’re still working out what they mean. The door of the prison cell has been flung open but, as if we have Stockholm Syndrome, some filmmakers are hovering at its threshold, intimidated by the vastness of what lies outside, its lack of boundaries or support.
Mark Cousins on the daunting new freedoms for filmmakers.

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