Posts Tagged ‘filmmakers’

Fandor: Chris Marker’s Image Index

As Europe’s grasp on the early 20th-century globe tightens into a death grip in REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS TO COME. By Kevin B. Lee Remembrance of Things to Come can safely be considered Chris Marker’s last great work (that is, unless you’re a fan of cat videos… and who isn’t?). At the sprightly age of eighty two, Marker collaborated […]

Allan Sekula and Noël Burch: The Forgotten Space – panel discussion

This panel discussion, featuring Allan Sekula, Noël Burch and Benjamin H.D. Buchloh, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Modern Art at Harvard University, addresses issues raised by Sekula and Burch’s recent film, The Forgotten Space

Cinema Lesson: Discussion of the works of Chris Marker

Lezione di cinema – Dialogo sull’opera di Chris Marker from Cineteca di Bologna on Vimeo.

AFC: What do you mean, you never know?

By Gérard de Battista May 1985, filming Level Five on Okinawa, Japan’s southernmost island. Extremely small team : Marker and me, him with a Walkman-style tape recorder modified by Antoine Bonfanti, and me with an Arri 16 SR, a Zeiss 11-110mm zoom lens, a backpack containing a magazine, film, and changing bag. It was the fortieth anniversary of the American […]

Tribute to Chris Marker by Max Moswitzer

Tribute to Chris Marker by Max Moswitzer from École des Arts Déco – Paris on Vimeo.

Projection Publique: Chris Marker, explorateur du siècle

Il est mort le jour de ses 91 ans, le 29 juillet. Jusqu’au dernier moment, il aura surveillé le score de son film Chat écoutant la musique sur YouTube. Rien d’anecdotique à cela, mais une curiosité sans fin pour les techniques modernes et un amour des chats, deux des nombreuses facettes de l’homme qui avait choisi de […]

From Real | Reel Journal: “John Akomfrah and The Black Audio Film Collective: A (Trans)National Treasure”

By Chloë Penman John Akomfrah is a black-British filmmaker, coming out of a tradition of politically engaged and aesthetically minded experimental art cinema. In her Guardian article, John Akomfrah: Migration and Memory, Sukhdev Sanhu states that “John Akomfrah (is) widely recognised as one of Britain’s most expansive and intellectually rewarding film makers”. Akomfrah was part of the Black […]

From The Guardian: Artist David Weiss dies aged 66

Alex Needham The Swiss artist David Weiss has died aged 66. Weiss earned an international reputation in partnership with fellow artist Peter Fischli, with whom he started working in 1979. The pair had a retrospective at London’s Tate Modern in 2006 and were recently ranked 26th in a list of the world’s 100 most important artists by the […]

UCLA’s Documentary Salon: A Tribute to Chris Marker (5/8)

For more details on the screenings, visit the UCLA GSA website here. Event Date: May 8, 2012 – 7:30pm Location: The James Bridges Theater, Melnitz Hall 1409, UCLA Featuring: ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF ANDREI ARSENEVICH (Chris Marker, 1999) and TO CHRIS MARKER, AN UNSENT LETTER (Emiko Omori, 2012) Co-Curated by Marina Goldovskaya and Samuel B. […]

The Film Society of Lincoln Center on the death of Amos Vogel

BY EUGENE HERNANDEZ The leading figure of modern American film culture, a rebellious champion of independent and international cinema and the co-founder of the New York Film Festival, Amos Vogel died yesterday in New York, the city where – in 1947 – he created the landmark film society Cinema 16. From basement screenings in the […]

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