Serbian cutting: assemblage and the archival impulse in the films of Dušan Makavejev


Greg deCuir, Jr.

Greg DeCuir, Jr. is a doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Dramatic Arts in Belgrade. He holds a M.A. in Cinematic Arts from the University of Southern California and a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma. He has worked as a producer/director of documentary and reality programming for MTV Networks (Santa Monica), TV Metropolis (Belgrade), and Emotion Productions (Belgrade), and as a writer of animated programming for Nickelodeon Animation Studio (Burbank).

DeCuir’s critical writing has appeared in Cineaste, Kultura, Studies in Eastern European Cinema, KinoKultura, and Prelom as well as other international publications and his book Yugoslav Black Wave: Polemical Cinema from 1963-72 in the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was released by Film Center Serbia in 2011. DeCuir is a member of NECS (European Network for Cinema and Media Studies) and Eurodoc (The European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers) and is also the selector/programmer for the Alternative Film/Video Festival in Belgrade.