FILMS SEEN, 2019

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

-Knife + Heart (Yann Gonzalez, France / Mexico / Switzerland) [7]

-She Wore a Yellow Ribbon (John Ford, 1949)

-Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (Ben Wheatley, U.K.) [6]

-What Places of Heaven, What Planets Directed, How Long the Effects? or, the General Accidents of the World (David Gatten, 2013) [m]

-Jupiter's Moon (Kornél Mundruczó, Hungary / France / Germany) [W/O] (1:04)

-Tondal's Vision (Stephen Broomer, Canada) [m] [7]

-Chongqing Blues (Wang Xiaoshuai, China, 2010)

-Inca Light (Robert Fulton, U.S. / Peru, 1972) [s]

-The Family (Rok Biček, Slovenia / Austria) [6]

-The Family [short version] (Rok Biček, Slovenia, 2007) [m]

-Black and White Film (Robert Huot, 1969) [s]

-Beautiful Movie (Robert Huot, 1974) [s]

-Snow (Robert Huot, 1971) [s]

-I Remember the Crows (Gustavo Vinagre, Brazil) [7]

-Rojo (Benjamín Naishtat, Argentina / Brazil / France / Netherlands / Germany) [7]

-Replicas (Jeffrey Nachmanoff, U.K. / China / Puerto Rico / U.S.) [5]

/-A Place Called Lovely (Sadie Benning, 1991) [s]

/-Five Year Diary, Reel 80: Emily Died (Anne Charlotte Robertson, 1994) [s]

-A Simple Story (Marcel Hanoun, France, 1959) [m]

-Touch Me Not (Adina Pintilie, Romania / Germany / Czech Republic / Bulgaria / France) [4]

-The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (Terry Gilliam, Spain / Belgium / France / Portugal / U.K.) [7]

-Daisy Kenyon (Otto Preminger, 1947)

-Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania (Jonas Mekas, U.S. / Lithuania, 1972)

-Clara's Ghost (Bridey Elliott) [W/O] (0:38)

-Turbulence (Ruy Guerra, Brazil / Cuba / Portugal, 2000)

-Never Look Away [Werk ohne Autor] (Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, Germany / Italy) [W/O] (0:59)

-Walking On Water (Andrey M. Paounov, Italy / U.S. / Germany / U.A.E.) [5]

-Eli, Eli, Lema Sabachthani? (Shinji Aoyama, Japan, 2005)

/-Journey to Italy (Roberto Rossellini, U.S. / Italy, 1954)

-At War (Stéphane Brizé, France) [5]

-Le Pont du Nord (Jacques Rivette, France, 1981)

-Climax (Gaspar Noé, France / Belgium / U.S.) [7]

/-News From Home (Chantal Akerman, U.S. / Belgium, 1977)

-At Eternity's Gate (Julien Schnabel, Switzerland / Ireland / U.K. / France / U.S.) [5]

-Our Time (Carlos Reygadas, Mexico / France / Germany / Denmark / Sweden) [7]

-Pig (Mani Haghighi, Iran) [7]

 

FEBRUARY

-A Wild Stream (Nuria Ibáñez Castañeda, Mexico) [6]

-Ashore [aka Terra Franca] (Leonor Teles, Portugal) [7]

-Little Odessa (James Gray, 1994)

/-Trouble the Water (Tia Lessin and Carl Deal, 2008)

-The Price of Everything (Nathaniel Kahn) [4]

/-Bicycle Thieves (Vittorio de Sica, Italy, 1948)

/-Fahrenheit 9/11 (Michael Moore, U.S. / France, 2004)

-Pigs and Battleships (Shohei Imamura, Japan, 1961)

-No Data Plan (Miko Revereza) [7]

-Present.Perfect. (Shengze Zhu, U.S. / Hong Kong) [7]

-Close to Home (Nina Danino, U.K., 1985) [s]

-Les Proies (The Game) (Marine de Contes, France) [m] [6]

-Tempting Devils (Jean-Claude Brisseau, France) [6]

-The Grief of Others (Patrick Wang, 2015)

-Chinese Portrait (Wang Xiaoshuai, China / Switzerland) [8]

-In the Family (Patrick Wang, 2011)

/-A Day in the Country (Jean Renoir, France, 1936) [m]

-Sunday in Peking (Chris Marker, France / China, 1956) [s]

/-Sans Soleil (Chris Marker, France, 1983)

-Kitbull (Rosana Sullivan) [s] [7]

-Sugar (Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, 2008)

-Everybody Knows (Asghar Farhadi, Spain / France) [4]

-Paddleton (Alexandre Lehmann) [5]

-Leto (Kirill Serebrennikov, Russia / France) [6]

-Capernaum (Nadine Labaki, Lebanon / France / U.S.) [3]

-Weather Diary 1 (George Kuchar, 1986)

/-Hotel Diary 7: Dirty Pictures (John Smith, U.K., 2007) [s]

-The Plagiarists (Peter Parlow) [7]

-The Chambermaid (Lila Avilés, Mexico) [7]

 

MARCH

-Now something is slowly changing (mint film office, Netherlands) [W/O] (0:45)

-Past Perfect (Jorge Jácome, Portugal) [s] [6]

-Embargoed Title #1 ("Poll") [5]

/-The Untouchables (Brian De Palma, 1986)

-It's Kind of a Funny Story (Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, 2010)

/-The Act of Killing (Joshua Oppenheimer, U.K. / Denmark / Norway, 2012)

-The Odds of Recovery (Su Friedrich, 2002) [m]

-The Magic Life of V (Tonislav Hristov, Finland / Denmark / Bulgaria) [5]

-Mississippi Grind (Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, 2015)

/-Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954)

-Vever (Deborah Stratman) [s] [7]

-Parsi (Eduardo Williams and Mariano Blatt, Mexico) [s] [7]

-Sauvage (Camille Vidal-Naquet, France) [4]

-Soleil Ô (Med Hondo, France / Mauritania, 1970)

-High Flying Bird (Steven Soderbergh) [7]

-MS Slavic 7 (Sofia Bohdanowicz and Deragh Campbell, Canada) [m] [7]

-Just Don't Think I'll Scream (Frank Beauvais, France) [8]

/-Shoot (Gaspar Noé, France, 2014) [s]

-Double-Blind [aka No Sex Last Night] (Sophie Calle and Greg Shepherd, 1996)

-Ghost Town Anthology (Denis Côté, Canada) [7]

/-Time Indefinite (Ross McElwee, 1993)

/-Cameraperson (Kirsten Johnson, 2016)

-Embargoed Title #2 ("Zoo") [8]

-Fourteen (Dan Sallitt) [8]

-So Pretty (Jessie Jeffrey Dunn Rovinelli) [7]

 

APRIL

/-Embracing (Naomi Kawase, Japan, 1992) [m]

/-What These Ashes Wanted (Philip Hoffman, Canada, 2001) [m]

-Shadow (Zhang Yimou, China) [7]

-Glass (M. Night Shyamalan) [6]

-Gina Kim's Video Diary (Gina Kim, U.S. / South Korea, 2002)

-It's In the Game (Sondra Perry) [s] [6]

-Peterloo (Mike Leigh, U.K.) [6]

-My Ain Folk (Bill Douglas, U.K., 1973) [m]

/-In the Bathtub of the World (Caveh Zahedi, 2001)

-Her Smell (Alex Ross Perry) [7]

-Hidden Man (Jiang Wen, China) [5]

 

MAY

-Sunset (László Nemes, Hungary / France) [5]

-A Summer Without Gitti (Maren Ade, Germany, 2010) [s]

-Rocket (Ulrich Köhler and Nina Könnemann, Germany, 1999) [s]

/-Everyone Else (Maren Ade, Germany, 2009)

-Be My Star (Valeska Grisebach, Germany, 2001) [m]

/-Bungalow (Ulrich Köhler, Germany, 2002)

-High Life (Claire Denis, France / Germany / Poland / U.K.) [5]

-The New King of Comedy (Stephen Chow, China) [7]

A group of student films:

--Late Morning Commute (Justin Smith) [m]

--The Compilations (Stevie Spurgin) [m]

--Film Diary: February 2019-May 2019 (Stephanie Leal) [m]

--A Week in the Life of Victoria Robertson (Victoria Robertson) [m]

--rema(i)nder (Traci Matlock) [m]

--Video Diary (Rylee Henson) [s]

--untitled (DeAun Ardoin)

--Diary 1-3 (Sam Rhodes) [m]

--untitled (Aliyah Lewis)

--Where I Was, Where I Am, Where I Will Be (Jamie Robertson) [m]

--Triag (Jessica Beyers)

--Film Diary (Kevin Segui) [m]

--Tourist (A Place to Dissolve) (Madison Luetge) [m]

--Self (Angelina Ramirez) [m]

-Noise (Olivier Assayas, France, 2006)

/--rema(i)nder (Traci Matlock) [new edit] [s]

/--Where I Was, Where I Am, Where I Will Be (Jamie Robertson) [s]

/--Tourist (A Place to Dissolve) (Madison Luetge) [m]

-Come Coyote (Dani and Sheilah ReStack, U.S. / Canada) [s] [7]

-Yomeddine (Abu Bakr Shawky, Egypt / U.S. / Austria) [5]

-Pelourinho, They Don't Really Care About Us (Akosua Adoma Owusu, Germany / Ghana / Brazil) [s] [9]

/-Come Coyote (Dani and Sheilah ReStack, U.S. / Canada) [s] [x2] [7]

/-Waydowntown (Gary Burns, Canada, 2000)

-Belonging (Burak Cevik, Turkey / Canada / France) [6]

-Vaterland (Thomas Heise, Germany, 2002)

-No Land (Emily Chao) [s] [7]

-Night Eyes (Arte Matu) [s] [4]

-Points (Syd Staiti) [s] [x2] [6]

/-Pelourinho, They Don't Really Care About Us (Akosua Adoma Owusu, Germany / Ghana /Brazil) [s] [9]

-Pwdre Ser the rot of stars (Charlotte Pryce) [s] [5]

-Gathering Moss (Erin Espelie) [s] [7]

-Lydon (Lucy Kerr) [s] [5]

-Lumen (Richard Ashrowan, U.K.) [s] [5]

-Ruins (Shona Masarin) [s] [4]

-Oven Scene (Lyndsey Bloom) [s] [7]

-A Post Post-Racial Apolitical Ode (Colored Collage #3) (Jon-Sesrie Goff) [s] [4]

-The Forcing (Lydia Moyer) [m] [3]

-The Forcing (epilogue) (Lydia Moyer) [s] [4]

-Mum's Cards (Luke Fowler, U.K.) [s] [7]

-Homage by Assassination (Elia Suleiman, Palestine / Tunisia / U.S., 1992) [s]

-Bait (Mark Jenkin, U.K.) [6]

-Booksmart (Olivia Wilde) [7]

-Material (Thomas Heise, Germany, 2009)

-Städtebewohner [Community Members] (Thomas Heise, Germany / Mexico, 2014)

-Mister Police (Scout Tafoya) [m] [6]

-Heimat Is a Space in Time (Thomas Heise, Germany / Austria) [8]

 

JUNE

-Pasolini (Abel Ferrara, Italy / France / Belgium, 2014)

-Ayka (Sergey Dvortsevoy, Russia / Germany / Poland / Kazakhstan / China / France) [4]

-Nan (Peng Zuqiang, China) [rough cut]

-So Many Voices in the Silence Now (Cristiana Miranda, Brazil) [s] [6]

-A ogni uccello il suo nido è bello (Lorenzo Gattorna) [s] [5]

-cold soup, pubic hair, raw meat (Laura Gillmore) [s] [5]

-The Dead Don't Die (Jim Jarmusch, U.S. / Sweden) [6]

-The Beach Bum (Harmony Korine, Switzerland / U.K. / France / U.S.) [6]

-Two Sisters Who Are Not Sisters (Beatrice Gibson, France / U.K.) [s] [7]

-Mustererkenntnis (Pattern Cognition) (Thorsten Fleisch, Germany) [s] [4]

-Consequence (Thomas Heise, Germany, 2012) [m]

-Liberté (Albert Serra, France / Portugal / Spain) [tentative 7]

-Years of Construction (Heinz Emigholz, Germany) [6]

-A Room With a Coconut View (Tulapop Saenjaroen, Thailand) [m] [7]

-The Bed and the Street (Mike Hoolboom and Heather Frise, Canada) [s] [7]

-Fluorescent Girl (Janie Geiser) [s] [6]

-Dorothy (Diana Sánchez) [s] [4]

-A Study of Fly (Cherilyn Hsing-Hsin Liu) [s] [6]

-Between Dog and Wolf (Julia Dogra-Brazell, U.K.) [s] [4]

-Preemptive Listening (Part 1: The Fork in the Road) (Aura Satz, U.K.) [s] [6]

-Light Licks: Pardes: Counting Flowers on the Wall (Saul Levine) [s] [8]

-Love Seat (Lyndsay Bloom) [s] [7]

-Two (Vasilios Papaioannu) [s] [5]

-After DeCarava (Paige Taul) [s] [6]

-transcript (Erica Sheu, U.S. / Taiwan) [s] [7]

-everyday star (Rajee Samarasinghe, Sri Lanka / U.S.) [s] [4]

-When It Is Still (Anna Kipervaser) [s] [5]

-Helios (Eric Stewart) [s] [4]

-Wittnerchrome Notes I & II (Nick Collins, U.K.) [s] [6]

-Traveling Shoes (Kevin Jerome Everson) [s] [5]

-Black Bus Stop (Kevin Jerome Everson and Claudrena Harold) [s] [7]

-The Sequence of Years (Ben Balcom) [s] [6]

-Those That Tremble as if They Were Mad (Salma Shamel, U.S. / Egypt) [s] [5]

-A Soft Place to Fall (Nan Wang, China / Netherlands) [s] [4]

/-Lines of Force (Dan Browne, Canada) [s] [6]*

-Above the Rain (Ken Jacobs) [s] [8]

-Once Upon a Planet (Ken Jacobs) [s] [7]

-Take Me Somewhere Nice (Ena Sendijarević, Netherlands / Bosnia and Herzegovina) [5]

-Framing John DeLorean (Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce) [5]

-Eyes Do Not Want to Close at All Times, or, Perhaps One Day Rome Will Allow Herself to Choose in Her Turn (Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, West Germany / Italy, 1970)

-Our Mothers (César Díaz, Guatemala / Belgium / France) [5]

 

JULY

-Apollo 11 (Todd Douglas Miller) [6]

-Earth (Nikolaus Geyrhalter, Austria) [6]

-The Heat: A Kitchen (R)evolution (Maya Gallus, Canada) [6]

-La Flor (Mariano Llinás, Argentina) [7]

-Ralfs Farben (Lukas Marxt, Austria) [7]

-Austrian Pavillion (Philipp Fleischmann, Austria) [s] [8]

 

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