1. Jonas Mekas
    WALDEN, also known as Diaries, Notes and Sketches (1969)
    16mm, color, 180min

    Available on VOD here / disponible en VOD ici: vimeo.com/ondemand/walden
    Available on DVD here / disponible en DVD ici: re-voir.com/shop/en/jonas-mekas-dvd/165-walden-jonas-mekas.html

    Poet and hero of the American counter-culture, Jonas Mekas, born in Lithuania in 1922, invented the diary form of film-making. Walden, his first completed diary film, an epic portrait of the New York avant-garde art scene of the 60s, is also a groundbreaking work of personal cinema. // Poète et héros de la contre-culture américaine, Jonas Mekas, né en 1922 en Lituanie, est avec Walden l’inventeur du Journal filmé. Immense fresque du milieu artistique new-yorkais des années 60, Walden reste aujourd’hui un film essentiel.

    With/Avec: Jonas Mekas, P. Adams Sitney, Tony Conrad, Stan Brakhage, Carl Th. Dreyer, Timothy Leary, Baba Ram Dass, Gregory Markopoulos, Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol, Jerome Hill, Barbet Schroeder, Jack Smith, Edie Sedgwick, Nico, Velvet Underground, Ken Jacobs, Hans Richter, Standish D. Lawder, Adolfas Mekas, Shirley Clarke, Jud Yalkut, Peter Kubelka, Michael Snow, Richard Foreman, John Lennon, Yoko Ono...

    "Since 1950 I have been keeping a film diary. I have been walking around with my Bolex and reacting to the immediate reality: situations, friends, New York, seasons of the year. On some days I shoot ten frames, on others ten seconds, still on others ten minutes. Or I shoot nothing.... Walden contains material from the years 1964-1968 strung together in chronological order." // « Depuis 1950, je tiens un journal filmé. Je me promène avec ma Bolex en réagissant à la réalité immédiate : situations, amis, New York, saisons. Certains jours je filme dix images, d'autres jours dix secondes, d'autres encore dix minutes, ou bien je ne filme rien… Walden contient le matériel tourné de 1964 à 1968 monté dans l'ordre chronologique. »
    -- Jonas Mekas

    "Jonas Mekas's films celebrate life. They rise up against the world's overwhelming commercialism, attempting instead to revive the pleasures of friendship, a first snowfall or the return of Spring. Mekas's genius stems from his generously including the viewer in his vision of the world, allowing us to (re)discover, in a simple image, the incredible force and necessity of poetry." // « Les films de Jonas Mekas célèbrent la vie, ils font œuvre de résistance contre le monde envahissant de la marchandise et tentent de renouer avec les plaisirs que sont l’amitié, l’apparition de la première neige ou le retour du printemps. La génie de Jonas Mekas tient à cette générosité qu’il a de nous inclure dans sa vision du monde nous faisant ainsi (re)découvrir au détour d’une image, l’incroyable force et nécessité de la poésie. »
    -- Yann Beauvais

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  2. On the 30th of September 2011, in front of a sell-out theatre at the BFI in London, Charlie Kaufman delivered the final lecture in BAFTA's 2011 Screenwriters' Lecture Series.

    Charlie Kaufman imdb.com/name/nm0442109
    Full 70 minute Lecture: guru.bafta.org/charlie-kaufman-screenwriters-lecture-video

    Images Captured (Mark III) & Edited: Eliot Rausch

    # vimeo.com/45097801 Uploaded 185K Plays 83 Comments
  3. Eponymous excerpt from a 28-minute musical that explores simultaneous disillusionment and hope in glorious color and song.

    # vimeo.com/18761450 Uploaded 2,566 Plays 6 Comments
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  5. The first of eight.

    Written and Directed by Samm Hodges
    Produced by Phinehas Hodges
    Director of Photography: Brad Knull
    Animation by Samm Hodges and Lenny Wilson
    Dancer: Kelsey Bartman
    Narrator: Bingo O'Malley
    Additional Photography: Matt Meehan
    Edited by Samm Hodges
    Production Company: Animal
    Shot on location in Santiago, Chile and Pittsburgh, PA.

    Music by:
    Motion Sickness of Time Travel

    Cassini footage available at nasa.gov/cassini

    # vimeo.com/63609012 Uploaded 306K Plays 230 Comments


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