|ABOUT THE FILM
A special box set release combining The Story of Film: An Odyssey and The Story of Film: A New Generation. Director Mark Cousins returns with an epic and hopeful tale of cinematic innovation from around the globe. In The Story of Film: An Odyssey, film historian Mark Cousins, this 15-part love letter to the movies spans from the invention of film in the 19th century to the digital industry of the 21st.
In The Story of Film: A New Generation, Cousins turns his sharp, meticulously honed gaze on world cinema from 2010 to 2021, using a surprising range of works as launchpads to explore recurring themes and emerging motifs. And as the recent pandemic recedes, Cousins ponders what comes next in the streaming age: how have we changed as cinephiles, and how moviegoing will continue to transform in the digital century, our collective joy and wonder