Rouzbeh Rashidi has co-edited, contributed to and published two books, ‘Luminous Void: Twenty Years of Experimental Film Society’ and ‘Luminous Void: Experimental Film Society Documents’. With contributions by critics, curators, filmmakers, and artists worldwide, they provide a guidebook to the imposingly vast ‘luminous void’ of Experimental Film Society cinema and filmmaking. You can buy these books by clicking the link provided below.
'Cinema Thoughts' is a series that intertwines poetic and philosophical reflections, serving as a distillation of Rouzbeh Rashidi's fundamental ideologies. This collection, faithfully documented since 2017, provides an insight into Rashidi's approach to cinema and filmmaking. 'Cinema Thoughts' succinctly elucidates the essence of Rashidi's theories and practices, demystifying his creative processes as a filmmaker and an artist. The writings encompassed in this series gather a diverse range of reflections on cinema, presented as a spectrum from succinct aphorisms to expansive discourses, each contributing to a deeper insight into his films and cinema.