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HIGHLIGHTS 2012

Daniel Kasman

(Leer en castellano)

Point de Gaze (Jodie Mack, 2012)


An elided excerpt of a deeply felt 2012.

At the cinema:

New:

autrement, la Molussie (Nicolas Rey)
The Deep Blue Sea (Terence Davies)
For Love's Sake (Takashi Miike)
Monument Film (Peter Kubelka)
Never a Foot Too Far, Even (Daichi Saito)
Perret in France and Algeria (Heinz Emigholz)
Point de Gaze (Jodie Mack)
Resident Evil: Retribution 3D (Paul W.S. Anderson)
Three Sisters (Wang Bing)
Two Years at Sea (Ben Rivers)
Viola (Matías Piñeiro)

Revived:

The Painted Lady (D.W. Griffith, 1912)
Tsukigata Hanpeita (Teinosuke Kinugasa, 1925), digest version with sound-on-disc benshi narration
Napoléon (Abel Gance, 1927) 5 ½ hour Kevin Brownlow version
Finis terrae (Jean Epstein, 1929)
Unfinished Business (Gregory La Cava, 1941)
Secret Beyond the Door (Fritz Lang, 1948)
Westward the Women (William A. Wellman, 1951)
Oflag XVII A (prisoners collective, 1954)
Technology of Communication (Edgar Reitz, 1961)
The Parallel Street (Ferdinand Khittl, 1961)
Ming Green (Gregory J. Markopoulos, 1966)
Black TV (Aldo Tambellini, 1968)
Googolplex (Lillian Schwartz, 1971)
Trás-os-Montes (António Reis, Margarida Cordeiro, 1976)
Starman (John Carpenter, 1984)
The Dante Quartet (Stan Brakhage, 1987)
On the Silver Globe (Andrzej Zulawski, 1988)
Khrustalyov, My Car! (Aleksei German, 1998)

Déjà Vu (Tony Scott, 2006)
Dernier soupir (Jean-Claude Rousseau, 2011)
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The Clock: or, 89 Minutes of "Free Time", programmed by Alex Horwath, MoMA, New York, October 20

At the elsewhere:

de Kooning: A Retrospective, MoMA, New York
Nicolas Jaar, From Scratch, MoMA PS1, February 5, 2012
DJ Krush, Music Hall of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, February 19
Anne Truitt: Drawings, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Dan Flavin: Drawing, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York
The Cult of Beauty: The Victorian Avant-Garde 1860–1900, Legion of Honor, San Francisco
Renoir: Impressionism, Fashion, and Full-Length Painting, The Frick Collection, New York
Édouard Vuillard, Paintings and Works on Paper, Jill Newhouse Gallery, New York
Édouard Vuillard: A Painter and His Muses, 1890-1940, The Jewish Museum, New York
Ghosts in the Machine, New Museum, New York
Demdike Stare, Unsound Festival, New York, April 20
Introduction to the premiere of La noche de enfrente (Raúl Ruiz), Directors' Fortnight, Cannes, May 19
Yuja Wang (with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra), Felix Mendelssohn's Piano Concerto No.1, Carnegie Hall, New York, October 25
Rackstraw Downes, Betty Cunningham Gallery, New York
Artist's Choice: Trisha Donnelly, MoMA, New York
Cy Twombly, A Survey of Photographs: 1954 – 2011, Gagosian Gallery, New York
Ken Jacobs, Flo Jacobs, music by Aki Onda, Nervous Magic Lantern, Abrons Art Center, New York, December 12

 

Daniel Kasman (U.S.A.) is the editor of MUBI Notebook and has published in magazines like La Furia Umana. He has recently programmed «The Great Scott» with Gina Telaroli at the 92YTribeca (NY).