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  • Beyond Zero: 1914-1918 - Auteur filmmaker Bill Morrison brings to life a new cinematic record of World War I.

  • C

  • The Case of the Grinning Cat - In his newest film, French cinema-essayist Chris Marker reflects on French and international politics, art and culture at the start of the new millennium.

  • Chantal Akerman, From Here - A conversation with Belgian filmmaker Chantal Akerman about her films and her directorial philosophy.

  • Chris Marker's Bestiary - Five Chris Marker short films devoted to animals collected together and available for the first time!

  • D

  • Dark Star: H. R. Giger's World - Meet the Oscar-winner behind the ALIEN xenomorph and architect of nightmares.

  • Decasia + Light Is Calling - A legendary cinematic exploration of the beauty of decaying archival footage by experimental film artist Bill Morrison. Music by Michael Gordon.

  • Dreams Rewired - With material from hundreds of films, traces the anxieties of today's hyper-connected world back a hundred years. Narration, Tilda Swinton.

  • E

  • The Embassy - In one of Chris Marker's few fiction films, political dissidents seek refuge in a foreign embassy after a military coup d'état in an unidentified country.

  • F

  • Far from Vietnam - The landmark collaboration between Jean-Luc Godard, Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Chris Marker and Alain Resnais in protest of the Vietnam war.

  • The Film of Her - A Library of Congress clerk tries to save early cinematic treasures in Bill Morrison's doc-fiction hybrid. Music by Henryk Gorecki & Bill Frisell.

  • From The East - Chantal Akerman retraces a journey from the end of summer to deepest winter, from East Germany, across Poland and the Baltics, to Moscow. "One of the 10 Best Films of the 1990s." — J. Hoberman, Artforum

  • G

  • The Great Flood - Artist Bill Morrison and musician Bill Frisell evoke the Mississippi River Flood of 1927 and ensuing transformation of American society.

  • A Grin Without A Cat - Chris Marker's epic film-essay on the worldwide political wars of the 60's and 70's: Vietnam, Che, May '68, Prague, Chile, and the fate of the New Left.

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  • An Injury To One - Reconstructs the long-forgotten murder of union organizer Frank Little in Butte, Montana, and draws a connection between the unsolved murder of Little, and the attempted murder of the town itself.

  • L

  • La Commune - The most recent film by Peter Watkins. A 5 hour 45 minute event. Based on a thorough historical research into the Paris Commune of 1871, this film leads to an inevitable reflection about the present.

  • The Last Bolshevik - This two-disc set includes Chris Marker's tribute to Russian film director Alexander Medvedkin, Medvedkin's silent classic HAPPINESS (1934), and loads of extras.

  • Le Joli Mai - Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme's legendary portrait of Paris and Parisians at the close of the Algerian war.

  • Level Five - In Chris Markerís futuristic reverie, game-developer Laura creates a video game based on the WWII Battle of Okinawa.

  • M

  • A Man Vanishes - Shohei Imamura's investigation into the disappearance becomes an investigation into the nature of fiction and reality.

  • Marcel Ophuls and Jean-Luc Godard - In Geneva, Switzerland, film directors Marcel Ophuls and Jean-Luc Godard meet for a surprisingly intimate and sometimes contentious dialogue.

  • Middletown - This classic series, created by Emmy and Academy Award winner Peter Davis, explores both the continuity and the change embodied in the people and institutions of one Midwestern community: Muncie, Indiana.

  • N

  • Northern Light - A beautiful and candid portrait of the American working class experience set against the backdrop of a town's snowmobile race.

  • Notes on Marie Menken - The story of the "mother of avante-garde film"—the influential experimental filmmaker who inspired artists such as Stan Brakhage, Andy Warhol, and Kenneth Anger.

  • O

  • One Day in the Life of Andrei Arsenevich - Filmmaker Chris Marker's homage to his friend and colleague, Andrei Tarkovsky. A unique and intimate portrait of the legendary Russian filmmaker.

  • Operation Filmmaker - When Hollywood gives a young Iraqi film student the opportunity of a lifetime, nothing goes according to plan, and the result is an engaging, sometimes comical political parable about do-gooder intentions gone wrong.

  • Outerborough - A trolley traveling over the Brooklyn Bridge in 1899 helped create the footage underlying Bill Morrison's neo-travelogue. Music by Todd Reynolds.

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  • Release - Al Capone's release from prison is eagerly awaited by a crowd in Bill Morrison's split-screen panorama. Music by Vijay Iyer.

  • Remembrance of Things to Come - This tapestry of still photographs, subject-skipping montage and rapid shuttle of wit and philosophy is pure Chris Marker.

  • Rocky Road to Dublin - The last film screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 1968. A provocative, biting portrayal of 1960s Ireland: the stultifying educational system, the repressive, reactionary clergy, and the myopic cultural nationalism.

  • S

  • Sermons and Sacred Pictures - Profiles Reverend L.O. Taylor, a Baptist minister and inspired photographer / filmmaker who documented the fabric of black American life prior to the civil rights movement.

  • The Sixth Side of the Pentagon - Chronicle of the 1967 Mobilization to End the War in Vietnam protest march on the Pentagon, by documentary essayist Chris Marker. Also on this disc is a second film, THE EMBASSY.

  • T

  • Three Cheers for the Whale - Noted French documentarian Chris Marker chronicles the history of the whale and, in a more general manner, that of all marine mammals, in the process warning of the imminent destruction of the whale threatened by the fishing industry's ong

  • To Chris Marker, An Unsent Letter - A cinematic love letter to filmmaker Chris Marker.

  • U

  • The Universal Clock - Is there an alternative to run-of-the-mill TV? The film introduces us to Peter Watkins, who for the last three decades has proven that quality TV may be made without compromise.

  • V

  • A Visit to Ogawa Productions - Nagisa Oshima - the 'New Wave' Japanese director - visits the filmmaking collective led by Shinsuke Ogawa, to discuss the social and cinematic philosophy of one of Japan's best-known documentary film collectives.

  • W

  • The Way Things Go - 100 feet of physical interactions, chemical reactions, and precisely crafted chaos worthy of Rube Goldberg or Alfred Hitchcock - a discussion starter for sure.

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