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 No.5886[Reply]

Chantal Akerman has passed away. I've only seen News from Home and Hotel Monterey but I appreciated her unique style, even if it required patience.

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/07/arts/chantal-akerman-belgian-filmmaker-dies-65.html

http://blogs.indiewire.com/criticwire/chantal-akerman-pioneer-of-feminist-and-structuralist-film-is-dead-at-65-20151006

What's interesting about her personality is how she rejected the title of feminist film maker even though everyone wanted to put her in that box. Most obits you'll read today are quick to include that label in their descriptions of her. I remember hearing that she did not like doing "women's film festivals" and preferred regular festivals instead.

> I won't say I'm a feminist film-maker ... I'm not making women's films, I'm making Chantal Akerman's films. (London, 1979)

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 No.13828

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 No.13850

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Just when i was recalling him yesterday and thinking no famous HK directors have gone away in many, many years.

Ling-Tung Lam "Ringo Lam"

An ignored actor who morphed into director after realizing he liked to write and take photos more, he became a employee director and stuck gold after doing a quirky sequel for a famous comedy series, for his money-move he was granted an opportunity to do a personal project.

He pulled one of his reserved stories and made his most famous project, 1987's Dragon vs. Tiger aka City on Fire, infamously known these days as the movie that heavily-inspired the famous director Quentin Tarantino. But the film is no obscure piece of work as it is one of the first movies, along with A Better Tomorrow, that defined the Hong Kong Blood Opera action genre that permeated the late 80's through the early 00's and added another layer of ridiculousness to the modern action entertainment.

Also known for doing the last Van Damme classics after the man was blacklisted from Hollywood for his personal antics. His other notable works are all bloodbaths: 1987's Prison on Fire, 1992's Full Contact, 1997's Full Alert and the 1992's Jackie Chan twin movie.

Not a paragon of truly meaningful filmmaking but certainly an iconic mind in popular culture: Dual-wielding chinamen flying over smoke and mirrors in neon light nights. And Jackie Chan, with Van Damme, playing piano.


 No.13856

>>13828

These make me sad, notwithstanding the goofy insert shots of an empty diner

I think I'm getting old


 No.14020

File: 8505414167f73d1⋯.jpg (356.2 KB, 1000x759, 1000:759, IMG_1297.jpg)

Jonas Mekas

December 24, 1922 – January 23, 2019

http://www.artnews.com/2019/01/23/jonas-mekas-key-experimental-filmmaker-dies-96/

Though he is frequently credited with helping create a form of cinema that radically broke with filmmaking norms, Mekas resisted the term “experimental.” “No one was experimenting,” he told the Guardian in 2012. “Not Maya [Deren], not Stan Brakhage, and certainly not me. We were making different kinds of films because we were driven to, but we did not think we were experimenting. Leave that to the scientists.”


 No.14022

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>>14020

"The Story of Jonas Mekas" from 2015




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 No.14021[Reply]

Watching through Lars von Trier’s Europa trilogy.



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 No.855[Reply]

In this thread I will post links to interesting looking films from KG.

You can post too, but if they look like crap I will call you out on your shit taste.
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 No.13901

>>13896

Don't have an account there but people had a good opinion about it, mostly DVDrips from old spanish movies, I suppose.


 No.13904

so where is the freelech


 No.13905

>>13904

>so where is the freelech

cg and tik

this thread says

2018 FL started Tuesday the 16th

2017 FL started Friday the 13th

maybe kg will start in a couple days


 No.13910

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File: e14ea73fdbd5d63⋯.jpg (386.72 KB, 733x572, 733:572, Empire.jpg)

The talk about Mekas in another thread made me think of Empire since he was involved with shooting it. There's this nice comment on karagarga about a screening of the complete version, a fun read for those of us who won't get to see it or wouldn't want to devote that amount of time

https://www.theabbeydalepicturehouse.com/event/yorkshire-silent-film-festival-empire-by-andy-warhol/


 No.14019

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>>13904

This weekend (maybe)




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 No.6503[Reply]

8chan migration is nearly 2/3 complete. Once migration has finished, we will begin using the new site. You can monitor the progress at https://twitter.com/8ntech/ and >>>/next/3556

Posts on /film/ after No. 6502 will not be on the new site when we switch, so you might want to hold off on posting for about a day. That said, we will try to manually recreate whatever gets posted in the interim and feel free to ask questions here if you have any.

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 No.14012

stop necroposting shit


 No.14014

>>14011

Nothing wrong with refreshing the mind a little if something hits the fan, and we can see there's nothing around other than what >>14010 said, which is a sad state of affairs in terms of the whole site's userbase, but perhaps not /film/ itself.

Starting our own production or company means having time to do it >for free for about as long as we manage to create anything, either screenplays, shorts, acting, etc. And i think most of us are here for the hobby and the slim possibility of using our knowledge to do or help something/someone.

And i know it's a joke but trying to pull something like that (physically) is as plausible as /pol/ or /k/ buying that african/oceanic island to make an ethnostate. Digitally there's everything for it but given the time lapses and tastes i think everyone works better alone, unless it's a screenplay and it needs second opinions or inking/coloring if you wanna go fancy/executive.

That last one might happen someday if you guys still roam around in 2 to 3 years It's been almost 5 since we came from m00tchan


 No.14016

we should just move on to discord at this point. :^)


 No.14017

>>14016

Canadians are truly cucked.


 No.14018

>>14016

So I was right at the end, oh the irony.




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 No.2230[Reply]

I'm looking for more of this type, particularly similar in style to those of the films in the images and funeral parade of roses.
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 No.13890

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>>13888

>>13889

I think that pdf is not so good because it comes from html rather than a scan of the pages. It's like reading a 1990s website. While it's better than nothing, it needs an upgrade.

The actual book was surprisingly rare last I checked. Hardcover pretty expensive. It's not the greatest writing in the world, and the descriptions of each film are rather brief. But I'd still like to find a physical copy in good condition. It's a significant exploration of films outside the mainstream.


 No.13894

>>13890

>not the greatest writing in the world

totally agree

I know why I don't read americans. I was sceptic a lot after discovering he's actually Vogelbaum and New Yorker, but didn't expect it to be sometimes more painful than cringey/funny. Anyway it's interesting to see that in '74 he seemed more than optimistic about collapse of capitalistic regimes

>a significant exploration of films outside the mainstream

it still is

I still can't find any reason whatsoever how could film devolve into video and further into shit.


 No.13963

File: 0c833a2e4802703⋯.mp4 (13.74 MB, 664x576, 83:72, Themroc.mp4)

Don't tell me you forgot about Themroc?


 No.14003

File: df8598661f64197⋯.jpg (72.96 KB, 600x471, 200:157, langston-web1.jpg)

This thread reminded me of the Viennese Actionists. Their performance art is rather distasteful and I could only stand to watch for a few minutes when I first heard of them. My memory is that naked people were flopping around slapping chicken meat on themselves.

Maybe I'd feel differently about watching this garbage now, who knows.

I remembered the name Otto Muhl, so I decided to read about the man. Wikipedia says, "Otto Muehl (16 June 1925 – 26 May 2013) was an Austrian sex offender and artist, who was known as one of the co-founders as well as a main participant of Viennese Actionism and for founding the Friedrichshof Commune." Sounds like a class act.


 No.14015

File: a6cfdb336a814e1⋯.mp4 (8.12 MB, 1280x720, 16:9, Kurt Kren.mp4)

>>14003

Looking into it more, it's an interesting movement despite some of the disgusting aspects. The Kurt Kren shorts on Index 01 gives the performances added impact via rapid editing. Selbstverstümmelung is particularly effective.

The commune is another topic altogether. A Marxist sex cult. Throw out the natural order and replace it with whimsical new rules.

http://d-sites.net/english/muhl.html

>In 1970 Otto Mühl founded a commune in Vienna. The experiment was an offshoot of the ‘Aktionismus’, a Viennese version of the happenings in New York, lead by meanwhile legendary artists such as Nitsch, Schwarzkogler, and Brus. The happenings – in German ‘Aktionen’ – were an effort to lift all kinds of taboo in art. Many an artist proceeded to complement the revolution in art with a revolution in life itself. Life as the ultimate work of art, so to speak.

>The ideal of life-long fidelity was replaced by the ideal of absolute promiscuity. It was forbidden to make love with the same partner more than once a week. And also the frequency had to be reconsidered accordingly. With ‘bourgeois couples’ the frequency of copulation, grown to daily drudge, dropped to an alarming 2,57 times a week, at least according to the then widely known statistics of Kinsey. In Friedrichshof one was supposed to make love as often as a Muslim bows to Mecca. Whoever would like quality to prevail over quantity was reminded of the fact that ‘sex’ had to be unlinked from mere bourgeois ‘love’: foreplay and similar ‘romantic nonsense’ were unacceptable. Ideally, the job had to be done in a few minutes. To protect the communards from the dangers of bourgeois inertia, a rather efficient measure was introduced: men were not allowed their own bed. So they had to look for a shelter every night. Thus, even a slowly moving wheel had to turn at least one round a day.




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 No.2486[Reply]

Since we have the ability at 8chan to upload pdfs, here's a thread for sharing interesting books, magazines, and articles related to film.

You can also link to databases and other online resources, such as the Media History Digital Library:

http://mediahistoryproject.org/

> We are a non-profit initiative dedicated to digitizing collections of classic media periodicals that belong in the public domain for full public access. The project is supported by owners of materials who loan them for scanning, and donors who contribute funds to cover the cost of scanning. We have currently scanned over 1.3 million pages, and that number is growing.


> Our Collections feature Extensive Runs of several important trade papers and fan magazines.
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 No.13359

File: b0ac6e3f87a9e9f⋯.jpg (384.08 KB, 744x558, 4:3, NewWalterMurch.jpg)

I just started reading this.

Walter Murch (besides his more famous accomplishmemts) directed an episode of The Clone Wars, and it made me go back and watch his and George Lucas' earlier projects like THX 1138, after which I decided to buy this (I also just finished a biography of George Lucas that was a good introduction to Murch's era of Hollywood filmmaking).


 No.13377

>>13359

Is there anything in the book that sticks out at you?

It is hard for me to assess the quality of editing unless the editing calls attention to itself.


 No.13380

Good stuff.


 No.13423

>>13377

>Is there anything in the book that sticks out at you?

Well the whole idea is about "cutting on the blink". Murch talks about how blinking either accompanies a human switching to a new thought, or is even more directly part of how we switch to a new thought by "cutting" or creating a discontinuity between one moment and the next. He likes to cut a moment or two after a blink, and other things like that.

The rest of the book is a really dated analysis of digital editing that is only really interesting now as a curiosity.


 No.14013

File: 09e443eac7a76b3⋯.jpg (52.94 KB, 500x258, 250:129, cinema01.jpg)

Here's a quality blog worth mentioning. It's an overview of significant films from 1895-1926. Includes a top film list for each year.

Click on a poster for a detailed review.

http://www.acinemahistory.com/

<A Cinema History

<This site presents a personal and chronological view of world cinema history, covering presently films from 1895 to 1926




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 No.13094[Reply]

Here we go! Submit your favorite /film/s for the 8chan Top 250. We'll use this thread to discuss films that should and should not be included. Generally we want the list to reflect the nature of this board, so let's try to avoid mainstream titles. If you liked a recommendation from an old thread, or if you have a new suggestion to add to the list, now is the time to speak up.

https://letterboxd.com/8chanfilm/list/8chan-top-250-films/

https://letterboxd.com/8chanfilm/list/8chan-favorite-shorts/

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 No.13982

>>13980

And what are your films? You never answered that part.


 No.13992

Peter Weibel, Endless Sandwich (1969) - cascade of technical difficulties

Peter Campus, Three Transitions (1973) - brilliant use of bluescreen

Herbert Pierre, Around Perception (1968) - epileptic madness

Woody Vasulka, Art of Memory (1987) - cheap 80s video effects make for a retrowave jaunt through history


 No.13999

>>13992

>Three transitions.

Nicely done. I didn't think this list would get any better but you did it.

Art of Memory and the rest are meh though.


 No.14005

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>>13786

>Virtually unknown as public screenings were prohibited by law

Why.


 No.14007

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>>14005

Harvest was produced by the United States Information Agency to advertise US agriculture to foreign markets. For some bizarre reason USIA content could not be shown within the country.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USIA

Of course there's no good reason for the US government to use public funds to produce advertising for select industries which are perfectly capable of advertising for themselves. Morally dubious and totally inefficient use of money. Maybe this kind of stuff was done to keep the lobbyists happy.




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 No.11988[Reply]

This thread should serve the purpose of the sharing and discussing of new and upcoming films. I'll start with the film November.

>In a Medieval Estonian village, a group of peasants use magic and folk remedies to survive the winter, and a young woman tries to get a young man to love her.

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 No.13491

File: 28b7ec17d5416f4⋯.jpg (131.46 KB, 699x1000, 699:1000, knife heart.jpg)

Is this as bad as it looks? The retro poster got me interested and M83 does the music. But the trailer looks repulsive.

The story is about women making gay porn in the 70s. That sound ridiculous. Why would women make gay porn?


 No.13684

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Sunset (2018)

directed by László Nemes

A Hungarian historical drama set on the eve of World War I

<"Sunset is about a civilization at its crossroads," Nemes said Tuesday in a statement issued by the Hungarian National Film Fund. "In the heart of Europe at the height of progress and technology, without being written in history, the personal story of a young woman becomes the reflection of the birth of the 20th century."


 No.13685

>>13684

> the personal story of a young woman becomes the reflection of the birth of the 20th century

That sounds a lot like My Twentieth Century


 No.14002

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Walking in Darkness (2019)

directed by Tang Tang

A grim thriller from China. I don't have a plot summary because there is not much information about this film yet. But the trailer is intense,


 No.14004

>>13491

>Why would women make gay porn?

Not to fag the thread up but a lot of gay porn producers are women, or pioneering women aka trannies.

Seems like they had the vision to make movies most men would find uncomfortable to film, and it seems no gay was smart enough to operate a camera, find crucial contacts, publishers and warehouses/rooms to do the banging, homos just did all their action spontaneously.

Also you need a somewhat respectable public image to do all that bidding, even in porno market, and women usually look more respectable than a strong dude with an overly silly lisp.

At least that's what i understood after reading Sharon Kane and Chi Chi LaRue stories, 2 important characters in a famed gay porn company known lately for appearing in edited joke videos about bad acting in gay porn movies. That's for the early years, nowadays it's a whole 'nother story.

I-i'm not gay, i just watch the joke vids for laughs at times. The poster looks quite pretentious, but who knows.




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 No.2266[Reply]

Post your /film/ related webm here!

OC is best … but share any clips that you find mindblowing, funny, bizarre, unique, etc.

I think the only limit imposed by the site is that files must be < 8 MB.
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File: 91bc09b4bef7e49⋯.mp4 (4.93 MB, 460x460, 1:1, 5s-YWWdW49WptH9T.mp4)


 No.13245

>>13244

whoa nice clip

I wonder how often they cheat on shots like that. It seem like they could seamlessly paste footage together if they wanted.


 No.13261

File: 2357fff4736582f⋯.mp4 (653.92 KB, 494x490, 247:245, the wind.mp4)


 No.13563

File: f59bb514644f5a8⋯.mp4 (15.9 MB, 1024x576, 16:9, Ouroboros.mp4)


 No.14001

File: 9ab56c78b000875⋯.mp4 (10.71 MB, 1024x576, 16:9, Corporate Marxism.mp4)




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 No.5632[Reply]

Let's have a thread specifically for longer content.

I don't watch television series since I'd prefer spend that time on, say, 10 completely different films. But I'm open to watching mini-series, a format situated between regular feature films and TV series. (It's just rare that I actually do it.)

Has /film/ seen any good mini-series (or old serials)? What long films have you seen, did you watch them in one day, and were they worth the time?

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 No.13975

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>>11548

>Ken Jacobs - Star Spangled to Death (2004)

<6h42m

I'm all in favor of revealing uncomfortable truths about our society, but this is really enraging. It demands a detailed rebuttal. I don't know if I'm up to the task but first I'll have to force myself to finish watching.


 No.13997

>>5632

>long kino thread

>no heimat

>no berlin alexanderplatz

Oof


 No.13998

>>13997

>no berlin alexanderplatz

read the first reply


 No.14000




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 No.13445[Reply]

Looking for films with an archaic or medieval kind of setting. Any recs?

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 No.13508

>>13507

he's Slovak, oops


 No.13609

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 No.13803

File: cc37b55aa1442c4⋯.jpg (120.47 KB, 550x730, 55:73, perceval-french-1p-79-eric….jpg)

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This dignified and stylized film, set in the Middle Ages, follows the exploits of Sir Perceval, a legendary exemplar of knightly chivalry and one of the champions of King Arthur's Round Table. The story is based on the verse tale Perceval ou le Conte del Graal as recounted by the 12th-century French belletrist Chrétien de Troyes. While living with his widowed mother, the young Perceval (Fabrice Luchini) is much impressed by the grandeur of the knights he sees, and he undertakes to become one.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0078073/


 No.13956

File: 023a7073592371e⋯.jpg (996.7 KB, 653x1000, 653:1000, crusade1.jpg)

DeMille gives a positive account of the Crusades with exciting battle scenes for the time. This was 1935 so I wonder when public perception on the Crusades shifted to be more negative, as it was when I first learned of them.


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Yuri Ilyenko's Legend of Princess Olga takes place in Kievan Rus' as Christianity replaces paganism. On his deathbed in 1015, Vladimir the Great is haunted by the enigmatic life of his grandmother Olga of Kiev. Her life inspired many legendary tales, ranging from tragic lost love to heartless acts of cruelty. Vladimir wants to separate truth from myth - if it's even possible for him (or us) to know for sure.




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 No.2402[Reply]

Excluding new releases, which films do you want to watch but cannot find?

I'm intrigued by Once, an allegorical dialogue-free feature that premiered at Cannes in 1974. The film could be fascinating or boring as hell, but the soundtrack of lo-fi ambient electronics would make it worthwhile to find out.

http://martakristen.com/marta/film/once/index.html
http://filmscoremonthly.com/board/posts.cfm?threadID=97678&forumID=7&archive=0
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071941/

It's reasonable to assume the film still exists somewhere. Hopefully it becomes publicly available eventually.
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 No.13958

File: 2dbce12a9b4d493⋯.jpg (833.56 KB, 1927x2925, 1927:2925, Last_house_on_dead_end_str….jpg)

The Cuckoo Clocks of Hell is a lost horror film. It's been said that the film is so graphic and violent that is caused mass hysteria in the theaters where all the viewers were attacking each other in their moment of insanity. Because of hysteria, the film got banned and it was toned down and cut from 3 hours to 78 minutes under the name "Last House on Dead End Street". Rumor has it that the original film still exists in New York's film archives.


 No.13969

>>13958

Assuming this isn't just a marketing stunt, theoretically where would you need to go to find this movie in New York? There are dozens of archives here.


 No.13972

File: 597dd77dbfafed1⋯.jpg (327.44 KB, 1200x1188, 100:99, a3682951517_10.jpg)

>>12400

> the soundtrack itself is astounding.

yeah it's worth a spin. I wonder why there's no movie

https://ulver.bandcamp.com/album/riverhead-original-soundtrack


 No.13994

Pinocchio 964

Can't see it online for some reason. (Free)


 No.13996

>>13994

It can't be lost if it's on Amazon. If you want links you should try the request thread.




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 No.1263[Reply]

>ITT: favourite war films from.

>WW1

Lawrence of Arabia
>WW2
Schindler's list (fuck off I like it)
>Vietnam
Apocalypse now
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What do you guys know about Jerzy Hoffman? He made a lot of historical war epics in Poland

Colonel Wolodyjowski (1969) aka Pan Wolodyjowski

>In 1668 Polish colonel Michael Wolodyjowski, who recently retired to a monastery, is recalled to active duty and takes charge of Poland's eastern frontier defenses against invading Tatar hordes and Ottoman armies.

The Deluge (1974) aka Potop

>During the 1655 war between Protestant Sweden and Catholic Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth some Polish-Lithuanian nobles side with Swedish king Charles X Gustav while others side with the Polish king Jan Kazimierz.

With Fire and Sword (1999) aka Ogniem i mieczem

>An epic story about the Ukrainian uprising against the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth magnates in the 17th Century.

Army of Valhalla (2003) aka Stara basn. Kiedy slonce bylo bogiem

>In the 9th century, a tyrant oppresses pre-Christian Slavic tribes living on the Polish lands. They must unite for the common future.

Battle of Warsaw 1920 (2011) aka 1920 Bitwa Warszawska

>The First Polish 3D Feature Film! Poland's winning battle against Soviet Russia as seen through the eyes of two young protagonists, Ola and Jan. She is a Warsaw cabaret dancer, while he is a cavalry officer and poet who believes in socialist ideals.

The last two have poor ratings but I'd like to see the others


 No.13960

>>13950

I don't watch Jewish films.


 No.13987

>>13960

But didn't you just suggest The Cremator in the top 250 thread?

>>13961


 No.13993

>>6294

>Matthias Scheisshöfer

Erbärmlich uezs.




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 No.1737[Reply]

Does anyone here listen to film podcasts? What's good?
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 No.13940

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I listen to Funhaus movie podcast, they're cucks and plebs but it's entertaining


 No.13941

>>13940

>I went into Reddit, expecting them not to act like Redditors.


 No.13983

>>1737

I like Blank Check with Griffin and David, but I've learned which episodes to avoid. Basically any movie with mildly political themes or anything with a female guest is guaranteed to be liberal bullshit, which is a shame because the episodes that are just the two of them are pretty funny. Not super insightful or in-depth, but there's some really funny episodes mixed in with all the pozzed virtue signaling crap.


 No.13990

>>13983

Hey the america cinema foundation ones are good. The host is conservative but he isn't preachy and he does't reeeeee about anything left wing. He sucks the godfathers dick at every available opportunity at every opportunity. The episodes with paul cantor are great and interesting. He made me like breaking bad even more than I already did. Hes very knowledgeable about Shakespeare as well. Give him a shot. I learned about it through this thread and have been loving it


 No.13991

>>13990

I meant to say at every available opportunity despite it being very left wing




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 No.8956[Reply]

I want to get into this. Are there any good websites to follow? Film festivals?

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 No.12538

>>12535

>13:28

>Francoist Symbol

Definitely /pol/


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There's an amazing photo in that video. I'd never seen it before.

http://www.strangehistory.net/2011/01/03/image-executing-christ/

Also during the Spanish Civil War section, there seemed to be a gringo reading news in Spanish. I wonder what that was about?


 No.12553

>>8956

Gondola webms


 No.13988

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There's a big DVD collection of video art called Surveying the First Decade. I've seen some but not nearly all of it.

http://www.vdb.org/titles/surveying-first-decade-volume-1 +

https://uloz.to/hledej?q=surveying+the+first+decade

This comprehensive anthology on the history of experimental and independent video is an essential tool for teachers, libraries, and researchers. Volumes 1 and 2 include over 16 hours of historic video on eight thematically curated programs, exploring conceptual, performance-based, image-processed, feminist, documentary and grassroots community-based genres.

Program 1: Explorations of Presence, Performance, and Audience

Performer/Audience/Mirror, Dan Graham, 1975, 22:45

Selected Works (Dog Duet, Used Car Salesman, Dog Biscuit in Glass Jar), William Wegman, 1972, 08:44

Baldessari Sings LeWitt, John Baldessari,1972, 03:38 (excerpted from 12:50)

Undertone, Vito Acconci, 1972, 09:15 (excerpted from 37:20)

Vertical Roll, Joan Jonas, 1972, 19:37

My Father, Shigeko Kubota, 1975, 14:46

Exchange, Robert Morris, 1973, 36:02

Program 2: Investigations of the Phenomenal World: Space, Sound, and Light

Black and White Tapes, Paul McCarthy, 1970-75, 06:30 (excerpted from 33:00)

Stamping In The Studio, Bruce Nauman, 1968, 05:00, (excerpted from 1:01:35)

Double Vision, Peter Campus, 1971, 14:22

Boomerang, Richard Serra with Nancy Holt, 1974, 10:27

Island Song, Charlemagne Palestine, 1976, 16:02

Cycles of 3s and 7s, Tony Conrad, 1976, 02:51 (excerpted from 30:54)

The Children's Tapes, Terry Fox, 1974, 29:36

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>>13988

http://www.vdb.org/titles/surveying-first-decade-volume-2

Program 5: Performance of Video-Imaging Tools

Calligrams, Steina and Woody Vasulka, 1970, 04:00 (excerpted from 12:00)

Illuminatin' Sweeney, Skip Sweeney, 1975, 05:00, (excerpted from 28:38)

Video Weavings, Stephen Beck, 1976, 04:06 (excerpted from 28:00)

Five-minute Romp through the IP, Dan Sandin, 1973, 06:34

Triangle in Front of Square in Front of Circle in Front of Triangle, Dan Sandin, 1973, 01:40

Video-Taping, Ernest Gusella, 1974, 02:41

Exquisite Corpse, Ernest Gusella, 1978, 08:23

Einstine, Eric Siegel, 1968, 05:22

General Motors, Phil Morton, 1976, 10:25 (excerpted from 1:00:00)

Merce by Merce by Paik, Nam June Paik, 1978, 27:27

Crossings and Meetings, Ed Emshwiller, 1974, 04:04 (excerpted from 27:33)

Complex Wave Forms, Ralph Hocking, 1977, 04:11 (excerpted from 05:00)

Pictures of the Lost, Barbara Buckner, 1978, 08:04 (excerpted from 23:00)

Video Locomotion (man performing forward hand leap), Peer Bode, 1978, 04:56

Music on Triggering Surfaces, Peer Bode, 1978, 03:06

C-Trend, Woody Vasulka, 1974, 07:19 (excerpted from 09:00)

Switch! Monitor! Drift!, Steina Vasulka, 1976, 03:48

Program 6: Decentralized Communications Projects

Mayday Realtime, David Cort and Mary Curtis Ratcliff, 1971, 10:27 (excerpted from 1:00:00)

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