Viewing Log, 5/2-8, 2011

"Slave Ship" (dir. T. Marie) * denotes highlight

At the Jeonju International Film Festival:

An Heir (2011, Jean-Marie Straub) To the Devil (2011, Claire Denis) * Memories of a Morning (2011, Jose-Luis Guerin) An Escalator in World Order (2011, Kim Kyung-Man) Excerpts from Kino-Glaz (1924, Dziga Vertov) * Hotel des Invalides (1951, Georges Franju) Rotterdam Europoort (1966, Joris Ivens) Excerpt from Mix-Up aka Meli-Melo (1985, Francoise Romand) Jean Gentil (2010, Israel Cárdenas, Laura Amelia Guzmán) Caracremada (2010, Lluis Galter)

BBC World News coverage of death of Osama Bin Laden

The Forgotten Space (2010, Allan Sekula and Noel Burch) Familiar Grounds (2010, Stephane Lafleur) * Slow Drive (2010, Ben Rivers) * El Sicario, Room 164 (2010, Gianfranco Rosi) Self-Referential Traverse: Zeitgeist and Engagement (2010, Kim Sun) * Guest (2010, Jose-Luis Guerin) The Turin Horse (2011, Bela Tarr) Anyang, Paradise City (2011, Park Chan-kyung) Curling (2010, Denis Cote) Animating Earth (2010, Ju Manamong) * Slave Ship (2010, T. Marie) * Water Lilies (2010, T. Marie) 21G (2010, Sun Xun) Beyond-ism (2010, Sun Xun) * Coming Attractions (2010, Peter Tscherkassky) Oki's Movie (2010, Hong Sang-soo) * Nader and Simin: A Separation (2011, Asghar Faradhi)


On flight from Incheon to Chicago:

The Autobiography of Nicolae Ceaucescu (2010, Andrei Ujica) * Hahaha (2010, Hong Sang-soo) * World on a Wire (1975, Rainer Werner Fassbinder)


YouTube videos of Glenn Gould (in preparation for Dan Callahan's piece on Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould for Fandor Keyframe) Last five minutes of Chicago Bulls vs. Atlanta Hawks,

Other film-related highlights:

Two hours with Claire Denis, including watching Jean-Marie Straub's new film together Lunch with Jeonju Film Festival director Min Byung-lock, programmers Yoo Um-seong, Jo Ji-hoon, and Chinese directors Li Luo, Li Ning, Sun Xun, and Zhang Miaoyan Li Ning's Tape finally playing to a full house with lively Q&A Late-night drinks with director Lee Myung-se and British film critics James Bell and Davey Jenkins Later night drinks with Chris Fujiwara, Gabe Klinger, Robert Koehler, J.P. Sniadecki and others Panel discussion on architecture and film at the Chicago Architecture and Design Film Festival, featuring Jonathan Rosenbaum, Red Mike and Lee Bey