Tag Archives: Film History

Films to See At Least Once In Your Life

The list is endless but these are essential viewing, especially if you love film. In the Mood For Love by Wong Kar Wai, probably the most beautiful film ever made is above and more below. You actually don’t even need … Continue reading

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Chris Marker at BAM

BAM is doing a retrospective of French filmmaker Chris Marker’s work starting today through August 28th, including the North American premiere of a newly restored print of Level Five, which he made in 1997. It’s such a cool list of … Continue reading

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Stan Brakhage at Anthology Film Archives

Anthology Film Archives on 2nd Avenue is screening a series of Stan Brakhage films starting this weekend Saturday April 12th at 6pm and 8pm, when they are showing several of his hand painted shorts as well one of his sound … Continue reading

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Cindy Sherman at MOMA, Maya Deren’s Meshes of The Afternoon

Cindy Sherman is having a huge retrospective at MOMA that is up (thank goodness) through June 2012 because I am SO bummed to miss it this weekend! It doesn’t open until February 26th and members previews don’t start until the … Continue reading

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Sascha Rice, A California State of Mind

I saw Sascha Rice’s new documentary The Legacy of Pat Brown, about her grandfather a few weeks ago at MOCA and fell in love. I am admittedly a sucker for nostalgia of any kind but it has to be done … Continue reading

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Filmmaker Charles Burnett in Person!

If you spend five minutes talking about film with me I will inevitably bring up Charles Burnett’s classic Killer of Sheep. It is by far one of the greatest films ever made and it’s insane that this amazing filmmaker rarely … Continue reading

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The Kenneth Anger Book

The 2nd edition of Kenneth Anger by Alice L Hutchinson published by Black Dog Press is being released in September and includes 180 color and black and white film stills. The LA-based Avant Garde filmmaker is a legend for lots … Continue reading

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