FILMS SEEN, 2017

All films from U.S.A. unless otherwise specified.

(- seen on video; / repeat viewing; [p] paracinema (installation, etc.); [s] short, under 30 minutes; [m] medium length, 30-69 min; * grade changed upon repeat viewing; \ repeat viewing of something I walked out of or fell asleep during)

 

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JANUARY

-Malaise (Don Levy, U.K., 1963) [s]

-Always Shine (Sophia Takal) [4]

-City in Flames (Schmelzdahin, West Germany, 1984) [s]

-Sakura, Sakura (Ute Aurand, Germany / Japan) [s] [7]

-Granular Film - Beirut (Charles-André Coderre, Canada / Lebanon) [s] [6]

-River in Castle (Sandy Ding, China / Croatia) [s] [6]

-From False to Legal in One Take (Diego Lama, Peru) [s] [5]

-Calypso (Annalisa D. Quagliata, U.S. / Mexico) [s] [7]

\Arrival (Denis Villeneuve) [7]

-The Dunce (Paul Vecchiali, France) [7]

-Sine in the Canyon, Sine in the Sea by Kelly Gabron (Cauleen Smith) [s] [6]

-Gulf (Dan Browne, Canada) [s] [6]

-Bloopers (Karissa Hahn) [s] [5]

-Havarie (Philip Scheffner, Germany) [7]

-Cosmos (Andrzej Zulawski, France / Portugal) [8]

-Bright Lights: Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds (Alexis Bloom and Fisher Stevens) [7]

-This Bogeyman (Pere Ginard, Spain) [s] [7]

-Mirage (Atoosa Pour Hosseini, Iran / Ireland) [s] [7]

-Prospector (Talena Sanders, U.S. / India) [s] [7]

-L'en-Dedans (Inside the Inside) (Philippe Cote, France, 2002) [s]

-Embrace of the Serpent (Ciro Guerra, Colombia / Venezuela / Argentina) [W/O] (0:32)

-Cinema Novo (Eryk Rocha, Brazil) [4]

/-Definitely, Maybe (Adam Brooks, 2008)

/-Sakura, Sakura (Ute Aurand, Germany / Japan) [s] [7]

/-Mirage (Atoosa Pour Hosseini, Iran / Ireland) [s] [7]

-Hell or High Water (David Mackenzie) [7]

-Where the Chocolate Mountains (Pat O'Neill) [m] [7]

/-About Time (Richard Curtis, U.K., 2013)

-HyperNormalisation (Adam Curtis, U.K.) [4]

-Creepy (Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Japan) [6]

/-Staying Vertical (Alain Guiraudie, France) [8]

-Walk-Through (Redmond Entwistle, U.K., 2012) [s]

-El Mar La Mar (J.P. Sniadecki and Joshua Bonnetta, U.S. / Mexico) [7]

-Somniloquies (Lucien Castaing-Taylor and Verena Paravel) [m] [4]

-Lantern (Joshua Bonnetta) [s] [6]

-La La Land (Damien Chazelle) [5]

-Indignation (James Schamus, U.S. / China) [7]

/-26 Pulse Wrought - (Film for Rewinds) - Vol. 1 - Windows for Recursive Triangulation (Andrew Busti, 2014) [s]

/-26 Pulse Wrought - (Film for Rewinds) - Vol. 3 - Parallel Beams or the Ineffable Inefficiency of Words (Andrew Busti) [s] [6]

/-Process Red (Hollis Frampton, 1966) [s]

-Kaili Blues (Bi Gan, China) [7]

\-The Handmaiden (Park Chan-wook, South Korea) [5]

/-Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America (Craig Baldwin, 1992) [m]

/-Ballet Mécanique (Fernand Léger and Dudley Murphy, France, 1924) [s]

/-The Man With the Movie Camera (Dziga Vertov, U.S.S.R., 1929)

-Silence (Martin Scorsese, U.S. / Taiwan / Mexico) [7]

-Deportation (Avi Mograbi, Israel, 1989) [s]

-Split (M. Night Shyamalan) [6]

-Behemoth (Zhao Liang, China / France / Switzerland) [6]

-In The Jungle (Stephanie Barber) [m] [6]

 

FEBRUARY

/-Un Chien Andalou (Luis Buñuel, France / Spain, 1929) [s]

/-Rose Hobart (Jospeh Cornell, 1936) [s]

/-Report (Bruce Conner, 1967) [s]

/-passage á l'acte (Martin Arnold, Austria, 1993) [s]

/Around & About (Gary Hill, 1980) [s]

/-NOEMA (Scott Stark, 1998) [s]

-My Life As a Zucchini (Claude Barras, Switzerland / France) [7]

-The Red Turtle (Michaël Dudok de Wit, France / Belgium / Japan) [4]

-Fuddy Duddy (Siegfried A. Fruhauf, Austria) [s] [tentative 7]

-Fajr (Lois Patiño, Spain / Morocco) [s] [5]

-About Ray (Gaby Dellal) [6]

/-Meshes of the Afternoon (Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid, 1943) [s]

/-The Lead Shoes (Sidney Peterson, 1949) [s]

/-Pas de Deux (Norman McLaren, Canada, 1968) [s]

/-Light Is Waiting (Michael Robinson, 2007) [s]

-Joanne (Simon Fujiwara, U.K.) [s] [4]

/-Fireworks (Kenneth Anger, 1947) [s]

-The Black Tower (John Smith, U.K., 1987) [s]

/-The End (Christopher Maclaine, 1953) [s]

-Skip Tracer (Zane Dalen, Canada, 1977)

-Kedi (Ceyda Torun, Turkey) [7]

-Strange Lines and Distances (Joshua Bonnetta, Canada, 2012) [s]

-American Colour (Joshua Bonnetta, Canada, 2011) [s]

-Remanence III (Joshua Bonnetta, Canada, 2013) [s]

-Carte de Visite (Ernie Gehr, U.S. / Austria, 2003) [s]

-Incendiary Cinema (Ken Jacobs, U.S. / Austria, 2005) [s]

/-(nostalgia) (Hollis Frampton, 1971) [m]

/-Tribulation 99: Alien Anomalies Under America (Craig Baldwin, 1992) [m]

-Autumn, Autumn (Jang Woo-jin, South Korea) [7]

-Paraguay Remembered (Dominique Dubosc, France / Paraguay) [6]

-The Challenge (Yuri Ancarani, Italy / France / Switzerland) [7]

-Harmonica (Larry Gottheim, 1971) [s]

-Mnemosyne Mother of Muses (Larry Gottheim, 1987) [s]

-High School (Frederick Wiseman, 1968)

-On the Beach at Night Alone (Hong Sangsoo, South Korea / Germany) [8]

-Fences (Denzel Washington) [7]

 

MARCH

/-All My Life (Bruce Baillie, 1966) [s]

-T,O,U,C,H,I,N,G (Paul Sharits, 1969) [s]

/Vertical Roll (Joan Jonas, 1972) [s]

/-Capitalism: Slavery (Ken Jacobs, 2007) [s]

/-Capitalism: Child Labor (Ken Jacobs, 2007) [s]

-Lovesong (So Yong Kim) [5]

-Happiness Academy (Kaori Kinoshita and Alain Della Negra, France) [6]

-My Happy Family (Nana & Simon, Georgia / France) [6]

/-Window Water Baby Moving (Stan Brakhage, 1959) [s]

/-Dog Star Man (Stan Brakhage, 1962)

-Sexy Durga (Sanal Kumar Sasidharan, India) [4]

-Between Fences (Avi Mograbi, Israel / France) [7]

-Z32 (Avi Mograbi, Israel / France, 2009)

/-The Challenge (Yuri Ancarani, Italy / France / Switzerland) [7]

-How I Learned to Overcome My Fear and Love Arik Sharon (Avi Mograbi, Israel / France, 1997) [m]

-Happy Birthday, Mr. Mograbi! (Avi Mograbi, Israel / France, 1999)

-Avenge But One of My Two Eyes (Avi Mograbi, Israel / France, 2005)

-Pendular (Julia Murat, Brazil / Argentina / France) [6]

-Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (Jake Szymanski) [4]

-The Summer is Gone (Zhang Dalei, China) [6]

-Happy Times Will Come Soon (Alessandro Comodin, Italy / France) [4]

-The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (Juho Kuosmanen, Finland) [7]

-The Crash Pad (Shine Louise Houston, 2006) [m]

-The Grown-Ups (Maite Alberdi, Chile / Netherlands / France) [6]

-Liahona (Talena Sanders, 2013) [m]

-Disseminate and Hold (Rosa Barba, Brazil) [s] [7]

-Félicité (Alain Gomis, Democratic Republic of Congo / France / Belgium / Senegal / Germany / Lebanon) [7]

-Person to Person (Dustin Guy Defa) [7]

-Water Motor (Babette Mangolte, 1978) [s]

/-Ici et ailleurs (Jean-Luc Godard, Jean-Pierre Gorin, and Anne-Marie Mièville, France / Palestine, 1976) [m]

-Raw (Julia Ducournau, France / Belgium) [6]

-Arábia (Affonso Uchoa and João Dumans, Brazil) [7]

/-Donnie Darko (Richard Kelly, 2001)

-Stranger in Paradise (Guido Hendrikx, Netherlands) [7]

-Boundaries [Pays] (Chloé Robichaud, Canada) [W/O] (0:31)

-Diamond Island (Davy Chou, Cambodia / France / Germany / Qatar / Thailand) [5]

 

 

 

 

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