Screening the Past’s Field survey: the poll results
This has got to be one of the most interesting lists I’ve come across in a long time. It is an informal survey of key film-related writings and cinematic events over the past ten years or so as highlighted by film scholars. There is a lot here to chew on. Thanks Girish for posting this at Dr. Mabuse’s Kaleido-Scope.
stunning photographs by Chris Jordan
Cell phones #2, Atlanta 2005 44 x 90″
Fascinating photo collages of typologies of everyday life by Mark Luthringer.
The opening shot from The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (1974), a.k.a. Every Man for Himself and God Against All:
This is one of my favorite opening shots. From the first time I saw it on video, somewhere in the mid 1980s, it has haunted me.
Art assignments for ordinary people. Yes, you too can get involved!
Photography by Michael Stipe (yes, that Stipe)
Extremely independent radio online: SomaFM
The Immigrant (1917)
Over at their blog Kristin Thompson and David Bordwell wish classical cinema a happy birthday. They pick 1917 as the key year. They list Chaplin’s The Immigrant as one of the important films of that year.
My next important project: How to Brew
My favorite segment from the 1987 ensenmble film Aria:
Directed by Charles Sturridge. The music is from G. Verid’s La forza del destino.