Re: Conceptual movies re-take

From: albert alcoz (email suppressed)
Date: Thu Mar 19 2009 - 16:49:58 PDT

Here is a book about the letrism cinema movement written in spanish (and maybe in english, but i'm not sure), "Próximamente en esta pantalla: el cine letrista, entre la discrepancia y la sublevación": There was also a film schedule about the same topic: Albert Alcoz ________________________________ De: Pip Chodorov <email suppressed> Para: email suppressed Enviado: viernes, 20 de marzo, 2009 0:00:48 Asunto: Re: Conceptual movies re-take Jonathan, we have published Isidore Isou's film VENOM AND ETERNITY (full two-hour version restored by French Film Archives) with English subtitles, with a bilingual booklet about Isou and the film. That's on our website I can also send you an interview I made with Maurice Lemaitre, subtitled in English. But most of the original lettrist texts have not been translated. We did make English subtitled 16mm prints of several Lemaitre films: Has the Feature Started Yet, An Evening at the Movies/To Make a Film, The Uprising of Youth... -Pip Chodorov At 14:38 -0400 19/03/09, Jonathan Walley wrote: > Over a year ago, there was a thread on Frameworks called "Conceptual Movies," about works identified as "films" that existed only as sets of instructions, declarations, or ideas. That is, "films" that were unrealized or, more to the point, never meant to be realized (i.e. in the film medium). Several frameworkers mentioned the Lettrists, and referenced some texts in French. Can anyone recommend good readings on these works, in English? __________________________________________________________________ For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.

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