Saturday, September 24, 2011

My Mother Paused By My Father/Usama Alshaibi

WIKI: "Usama Alshaibi (Arabic: أسامة الشيبي‎) (born in Baghdad, Iraq on November 20, 1969) is an Iraqi-American independent filmmaker and visual artist..."

My Mother Paused By My Father from Usama Alshaibi on Vimeo.

Saturday, September 17, 2011

MPG: Motion Picture Genocide/Robert Banks

WIKI: "MPG: Motion Picture Genocide is a 1997 film (revised 2002) by Robert Banks. It is an examination of 100 years of African Americans being murdered in movies..."

Saturday, September 10, 2011


Everynone is a production company located in New York & Los Angeles, founded by Will Hoffman, Daniel Mercadante, Julius Metoyer III.

About "Re:WORDS": "We decided to reword our film "WORDS" using exclusively clips from YouTube." (view more)

Re:WORDS from Everynone on Vimeo.

Friday, September 2, 2011

Shout/Jeff Perkins

Jeff Perkins’ short film “Shout” was created for the 1966 Fluxus Film Festival held at the Cinamatec Theater on West 41st Street in New York. This silent 2 ½ minute film shows a close crop of two men in profile having an argument. Their wild facial expressions break in and out of the camera frame.

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Mommy Mommy Where's My Brain/Jon Moritsugu

WIKI: "Jon Moritsugu (born 1965 in Honolulu, Hawaii) is an American underground filmmaker. Moritsugu's films are defined by their "lo-fi" aesthetic, and are often shot on very poor, 16mm film stock to give them a homemade, muddled quality..."

Monday, August 15, 2011

Without Qualities/ Claude Pérès

''The TAZ is an uprising, a guerilla operation which liberates an area (of land, of time, of imagination) and then dissolves itself to re-form elsewhere/elsewhen, before the State can crush it."

Starring Myriam Brabant + Heike Fiedler + Natal Haziza + Claude Pérès + Michael Salerno + Sharon Tate + Voin de Voin + Ann Liv Young

Directed By Claude Pérès


Monday, August 1, 2011

Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y/Johan Grimonprez

ABOUT: "Johan Grimonprez was born in Roeselare, Belgium in 1962. He studied at the School of Visual Arts and attended the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program in New York.

Grimonprez achieved international acclaim with his film essay, Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y. With its premiere at Centre Pompidou and Documenta X in Kassel in 1997, it eerily foreshadowed the events of September 11th. The film tells the story of airplane hijackings since the 1970s and how these changed the course of news reporting. The movie consists of recycled images taken from news broadcasts, Hollywood movies, animated films and commercials. As a child of the first TV generation, the artist mixes reality and fiction in a new way and presents history as a multi-perspective dimension open to manipulation..."

Friday, July 22, 2011

Candy Is Dandy/Russ Forster

ZINEWIKI: "Russ Forster is a writer and documentary filmmaker living in Chicago. He is the publisher of the zine 8-Track Mind and has been a contributor to Roctober, Crimewave USA, Hard Times, and other zines..."

Friday, July 15, 2011

The Craven Sluck/Mike Kuchar

WIKI: "Mike Kuchar (born August 31, 1942, New York City) is an American underground filmmaker and actor.[1] His films are notable for the low-budget, high-camp/pop aesthetic that influenced subsequent artists such as Andy Warhol, John Waters, and David Lynch. Raised in the Bronx, he made his first films as a teenager in the 1950s with his twin brother George Kuchar and participated in New York’s underground film scene in the 1960s and 1970s..."

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Now/Santiago Álvarez

WIKI: "Santiago Álvarez Román (March 18, 1919– May 20, 1998) was a Cuban filmmaker. He wrote and directed many documentaries about Cuban and American culture. His "nervous montage" technique of using "found materials," such as Hollywood movie clips, cartoons, and photographs[1], is considered a precursor to the modern video clip..."