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7:30 at UnionDocs [Program & Tix]

MOMENT OF IMPACT

Loktev | 1998 | US | 117m

*Director Julia Loktev in-attendance with Nic Rapold

7:30 at UnionDocs

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“Julia Loktev, has made a documentary, Moment of Impact, about her parents’ daily life that is as discomforting as it is brilliant. Shot with a handheld home video camera, the film is an intimate, unsparing view of a dread situation. Thanks to this film, the witnesses to their life may be counted in the thousands.”
Amy Taubin, The Village Voice [Read More]

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___Anthology Film Archives___

IMAGES OF THE WORLD AND THE INSCRIPTION OF WAR

Harun Farocki | 1988 | Germany | 75min

“Harun Farocki”

3:15

 

Harun Farocki, Program 1

INEXTINGUISHABLE FIRE / NICHT LÖSCHBARES FEUER

Harun Farocki | 1969 | Germany | 25min

WAR AT A DISTANCE / ERKENNEN UND VERFOLGEN

Harun Farocki | 2003 | Germany | 58min

WHAT FAROCKI TAUGHT

Jill Godmilow | 1998  | 30min

“Harun Farocki”

5:00

 

IN COMPARISON / ZUM VERGLEICH

Harun Farocki | 2009 | Germany | 61min

“Harun Farocki”

7:30

 

Harun Farocki, Program 9

THE APPEARANCE / DER AUFTRITT

Harun Farocki | 1996 | Germany | 40min

THE INTERVIEW / DIE BEWERBUNG

Harun Farocki | 1997 | Germany | 58min

“Harun Farocki”

9:00

 

___Asia Society___

THE BIGGEST CHINESE RESTAURANT IN THE WORLD

Weijun Chin | 2008 | China/UK | 80min

“Visions of a New China”

3:00

 

___BAMcinématek___

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

Vincente Minnelli | 1951 | US | 113min

“The Complete Vincente Minnelli”

2:00, 4:30, 6:50, 9:15

 

___Film Forum___ 

WEEKEND

Jean-Luc Godard | 1967 | France | 105min

1:00, 3:15, 5:30, 7:45, 10:00

 

___Film Society of Lincoln Center___

CASTLE IN THE SKY

Hayao Miyazaki | 1986 | Japan | 124min

*25th Anniversary Screening

“NYFF Special Events”

10:00am

 

Jean-Marie Straub Program

Various Shorts | 66min

“NYFF Views from the Avant-Garde

11:00am

 

Cabinet of Curiosities

Various Shorts | 82min

“NYFF Views from the Avant-Garde

11:15am

 

THE STUDENT

Santiago Mitre | 2011 | Argentina | 110min

“NYFF Main Slate”

12:30

 

STUDIES FOR THE DECAY OF THE WEST

Klaus Wyborny | 1979/2010 | Germany | 80min

*Filmmaker In-Person

“NYFF Views from the Avant-Garde

1:15

 

Looking Through a Glass Onion

Various Shorts | 89min

“NYFF Views from the Avant-Garde

1:45

 

SUN IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE SHOGUNATE

Yuzo Kawashima | 1957 | Japan | 110min

“Velvet Bullets and Steel Kisses: Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial”

2:30

 

SLEEPING SICKNESS

Ulrich Kohler | 2011 | Ger/Fra/Neth | 91min

“NYFF Main Slate”

3:30

 

Daniel Eisenberg: The Unstable Object

LESS AND LESS

Luc Moullet | 2010 | France | 14min

THE UNSTABLE OBJECT

Daniel Eisenberg | 2011 | US/Ger/Tur | 69min

*Daniel Eisenberg In-Person

“NYFF Views from the Avant-Garde

4:00

 

VOLUPTUOUS SLEEP

Betzy Bromberg | 2011 | US | 95min

*Filmmaker In-Person

“NYFF Views from the Avant-Garde

4:15

 

SEASON OF THE SUN

Takumi Furukawa | 1956 | Japan | 89min

“Velvet Bullets and Steel Kisses: Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial”

4:45

 

ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA

Nuri Bilge Ceylan | 2011 | Turkey | 157min

“NYFF Main Slate”

5:30

 

RUSTY KNIFE

Toshio Masuda | 1958 | Japan | 90min

“Velvet Bullets and Steel Kisses: Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial”

6:40

___Film Society of Lincoln Center (cont’d)___

Kevin Jerome Everson Program

QUALITY CONTROL and THE PRICHARD | 82min

“NYFF Views from the Avant-Garde

6:45

 

Jerone Hiller & Nathaniel Dorsky Program

WORDS OF MERCURY

Jerome Hiller | 2011 | US | 25min

THE RETURN

Nathaniel Dorsky | 2011 | US | 27min

“NYFF Views from the Avant-Garde

7:15

 

THE WARPED ONES

Koreyoshi Kurahara | 1960 | Japan | 75min

“Velvet Bullets and Steel Kisses: Celebrating the Nikkatsu Centennial”

8:30

 

4:44 LAST DAY OF EARTH

Abel Ferrara | 2011 | US | 85min

“NYFF Main Slate”

9:30

 

John Zorn: A Film in 15 Scenes

Various Shorts | 97min

*John Zorn and other filmmakers In-Person

9:30

 

George Kuchar Program

LINGO OF THE LOST and EMPIRE OF EVIL | 87min

“NYFF Views from the Avant-Garde

9:45

 

___IFC Center___

SHADOWS IN PARADISE

Aki Kaurismäki | 1986 | Finland | 76min

“Weekend Classics”

11:00am

 

___Maysles Cinema___

EYES ON THE RAINBOW

Gloria Ronaldo | 1997 | US | 45min

*Post screening panel with moderator Cleo Silvers, Rosemari Mealy (BPP), Pam Hanna (BPP) and her daughter Ksisay Torres and granddaughter Youri

“3rd Annual Black Panther Party Film Fest”

4:30

 

IN THE LAND OF THE FREE

Vadim Jean | 2010 | US | 84min

*Followed by closing reception with DJ Afrika Bambaataa

“3rd Annual Black Panther Party Film Fest”

7:30

 

___Museum of Art & Design___

SUICIDE CLUB

Sion Sono | 2002 | Japan | 99min

“Sion Sono”

3:00

 

___Museum of Modern Art___

IN PIECES

Hakim Belabbes | 2009 | Morocco | 91min

“Mapping Subjectivity: Experimentation in Arab Cinema from the 1960s to Now, Part II”

2:00

 

VARIAN AND PUTZI: A 20th CENTURY TALE

Richard Kaplan | 2003-11 | US | 80min
2:00

 

THE NINE MUSES

John Akomfrah | 2011 | UK | 94min

*Introduced by Akomfrah; followed by a Q & A moderated by Sally Berger.

4:30

 

THE THREE DISAPPEARANCES OF SOAD HOSNI

Rania Stephan | 2011 | Lebanon/UAE | 70min

HER + HIM VAN LEO

Akram Zaatari.| 2001 | Lebanon | 32min

“Mapping Subjectivity: Experimentation in Arab Cinema from the 1960s to Now, Part II”

4:30

 

OUARZAZATE, THE MOVIE

Ali Essafi | 2001 | Morocco/France | 57min

THE SHOOTER

Ihab Jadallah | 2007 | Palestine | 8min

*Introduced by Essafi

“Mapping Subjectivity: Experimentation in Arab Cinema from the 1960s to Now, Part II”

7:30

 

___Museum of the Moving Image___

BCO: BANGKOK KNOCKOUT

Panna Rittikrai | 2010 | Thailand | 105min

“Fist and Sword”

3:00

 

SIGNAL TO NOISE #3

Museum takeover (see site for details)

8:00-2:00am

 

___reRun Gastropub Theater___

EVERYDAY SUNSHINE: THE STORY OF FISHBONE

Chris Metzler and Lev Anderson | 2010 | US | 107min

Midnight

 

___Sunshine at Midnight___

TREMORS

Ron Underwood | 1990 | US | 96min

Midnight

 

___UnionDocs___

MOMENT OF IMPACT

Julia Loktev  | 1998 | US | 117min

*Director Julia Loktev in attendance with writer/critic Nicolas Rapold (Film Comment).

7:30

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