Concentrated Nonsense (cinema edition)

Cinema du Reel 2: Presentations
March 7, 2008, 10:17 am
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Update: The following special presentation schedule was released by the festival:

Friday 7
4pm Winter Soldier,
Winterfilm, 96’, 1972
Presentation : Nicole Brenez

8.30pm Lions love (…and lies),
Agnès Varda, 110’, 1969
Screening followed by a debate with Agnès Varda

Sunday 9
4pm One Step Away
Ed Pincus, 60’, 1967
Presentation : Ross McElwee

5.15pm Pictures from life’s other side
Jim McBride, 45’, 1971
Screening followed by a debate with Jim McBride and Bernard Eisenschitz
(The debate will take place in the forum at level -1)

8pm Portrait of Jason
Shirley Clarke, 99’, 1967
Presentation : Yann Lardeau

8.30pm Air dan Romi (Feuille sur un oreiller)
Garin Nugroho, 83’, 1998
Screening followed by a debate with Alexis A. Tioseco and Garin Nugroho

Monday 10
5pm Time of the Locust (13’,1966) and Last Summer won’t happen (63’,1968)
Peter Gessner,
Pacific Film Archive Copies
Presentation : Irina Leimbacher, Film Studies Department, Berkeley University

Rex Bloomstein, 98’, 2005
Screening followed by a debate with Marie-Pierre Duhamel Müller, _ Emmanuel Finkiel, Jean-Michel Frodon, Ariel Schweitzer, Annette Wierviorka

Wednesday 12
12pm The Axe in the Attic
Ed Pincus et Lucia Small, 110’, 2007
Screening followed by a debate with avec Lucia Small and Irina Leimbacher
(The debate will take place in the forum at level -1)

8pm The Last Communist
Amir Muhammad, 90’, 2006
Screening followed by a debate with Alexis A. Tioseco and Amir Muhammad

Friday 14
12pm Les prisons aussi
Hélène Châtelain, 92’, 1973
Presentation : Anne Toussaint – with de Helene Chatelain

10pm Café-ciné with Elisabeth Lequeret, Irina Leimbacher, Marie-Pierre Duhamel-Muller
Snax Cfé – Free entrance

Saturday 15
11.15am Addoc debate : “Le plan et sa durée, la séquence et son souffle” with Chantal Akerman, Lav Diaz, Claire Atherton, Daniel Deshays, _ Denis Gheerbrant – Free entrance

1pm Filmer en prison, le cadre en question : “Sirrh”, “fragments d’une rencontre” with Caroline Caccavale, Marc Mercier, Kamel Regaya, Anne Toussaint

5.30pm The Cool World
Shirley Clarke, 105’, 1963
Presentation : Frederick Wiseman

6pm Autohystoria
Raya Martin, 95’, 2007
Debate with Raya Martin and Alexis A. Tioseco

Sunday 16
12pm La via del petrolio
Presentation : Bernard Eisenschitz (to be confirmed)

7pm Zmatek
Evald Schorm (35’, 1968)
and Sprizneni Volbou
Karel Vachek (85’, 1968)
Presentation : Helena Zajicova

Monday 17
4.15 pm Voyager, visiter : émerveillements et frissons
Presentation : Serge Bromberg

4.30pm Collection des archives française du film du Centre National de la Cinématographie
Presentation : Beatrice de Pastre – Archives françaises du film

Tuesday 18
7.30pm King Kong
Peter Jackson, 180’, 2005
Debate with Cyril Neyrat, H.Aubron and Y.Lardeau


Also of Philippine interest, two screenings and an anecdote:
1) Burton Holmes in the Philippines
10’ c. 1913
From 1896 to 1946, the Philippines were under American rule.
Friday March 14th 1.45pm, Cinéma 1
2) Bontoc Eulogy
Marlon Fuentes, 57′ c. 1996
At the world faire in St Louis (Missouri) in 1904, Filipino “savages” exhibited as specimens.
Sunday March 9th 11.00am, Centre Wallonie Bruxelles
Thursday March 13th 1.45pm, Cinéma 2

Andecdote: Festival director Marie-Pierre Duhamel-Muller has in her possession an audio recording of an interview by Marco Muller with Lino Brocka– one of the first international interviews conducted with Lino. Must try to bring back a copy.

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