The video essay is an expanding category, from the “film essay” named in the 1960s, generally considered non-fiction, to possible renewal of late 19th-C traveling lecture events which embraces pedagogic as much as fun purposes. Video essay is a form of “direct action” for the here and now, a critical response to the crisis of moving image as mnemontechnics (memory machines) that undermines our agency. 據點的《平地數碼》（2020年11月只2021年6月）志在翻開「散文電影」的系譜溯源，通過延伸的想像，擴大今時今日「錄像文章」的可用性以至成為如何活在當下的據點，對知識的守護和創造採取直接行動。請留意11月5日錄像文章比賽的正式發佈。
Traverse Video’s Festival Director Simone Dompeyre reviewed Linda Lai’s video works presented in March 2019 at the Festival. Three videos are in discussion: No Paths but My Footprints, Diaries – ‘Dry rain’ and Doors Medley. Caroline Ha Thuc translated this piece published in French in the festival catalogue into English.