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Rolling Movie Marathon

Winter. Cold. Dark. Movies! Watched in the last week: InceptionThe WarriorsSNL Best of Will FerrellThe MessengerPan’s LabyrinthThe Wild Parrots of Telegraph HillLet The Right One InBig Man JapanFear and Loathing in Las Vegas I think I’m forgetting one…

Screening this Thursday

Haven’t had a chance to see When We Stop Counting yet? It will be screening on Thursday the 9th at Indigo Bridge Bookstore at 7 PM. While I’m on the subject, Brent and I are trying to raise funds to get the film broadcast-ready. If you can spare some extra, please consider donating at this … Continue reading »

Premiere of When We Stop Counting

Facebook | Premiere of When We Stop Counting Please join us at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center on October 26th at 7 PM for the premiere of When We Stop Counting. Students and directors Brent Meier and Elisabeth Reinkordt will be answering questions following the screening. The film will also be premiering in … Continue reading »

Leighton Pierce’s videos on Vimeo

Wow, I’m so glad Leighton Pierce is on Vimeo. Leighton Pierce’s videos on Vimeo This is one of my favorites: m) 2002. Fall (3 parts) from Leighton Pierce on Vimeo. A struggle to hold on to the world, the various worlds we try to inhabit.Shot in the south of France during the fall of … Continue reading »

Who Knew?

I just discovered canned dolmas. They’re on special right now at Open Harvest, and became an impulse buy for me Saturday. I thought there would be no way they’d compete with fresh, restaurant-made ones, but holy wow, they’re yummy. In other news, I’m spending my little employee benefit of a state holiday working on my … Continue reading »

This is exciting

Ben Russell is on Vimeo. Daumë from Ben Russell on Vimeo. (7:00, 16mm, color/B/W, sound, 2000) “One of the strangest films I have ever seen; its characters come and go as if they’re ‘primitives’ posing for the camera, either obeying or fighting an ethnographer’s controlling eye.” – Fred Camper, Chicago Reader That’s the first film … Continue reading »

dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y

My friend Alex Provan has an interview with Johan Grimonprez in the interview issue of Bidoun. dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y was part of the screening schedule for my senior seminar in documentary production, paired with One Day in September, and I loved it instantly. You should probably read Alex’s interview, then watch both films.

Rapha Lincoln

Beautifully shot, though I find it somewhat clichéd & anachronistic to use a leader flare effect on what is clearly video. Read the Rapha journal here.