Pure Transparent Freedom

Joel Smith (Photographer)

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Pure Transparent Freedom is a short film by artist Jacob Cartwright, made in collaboration with Joel Smith of the University of Manchester (Philosophy), whose new book 'Existentialism: A Philosophical Inquiry (Routledge) was the starting point for the project.

With a voice-over by Joel Smith and a score by Sam Schorb (DAMU), the film uses a combination of original and archive footage to explore a number of the key themes of existential philosophy.

The film was funded by the University of Manchester, School of Social Sciences.
Original languageEnglish
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 2022


  • Existentialism
  • Film


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