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Cures for insomnius

by insomnius
No, these films don’t put me to sleep, quite the opposite. My top 1000 as of March 2017. Updated occasionally. Chronological order. Note 1: The following film series are counted as one entry, but are listed with all the individual parts, together and by the last part’s release year: Dog Star Man (1962-64, Stan Brakhage) Black Man’s Land Trilogy [White Man’s Country, Mau Mau, Kenyatta] (1970-73, Anthony Howarth, David Koff) The Oobieland Series (1969-74, Walter Ungerer) The Birth of Magellan: Mindfall I & VII (1980, Hollis Frampton) New York Portrait: Chapters I-III (1979-90, Peter B. Hutton) Visions in Meditation (1989-90, Stan… Read more

No, these films don’t put me to sleep, quite the opposite.

My top 1000 as of March 2017.

Updated occasionally. Chronological order.

Note 1:
The following film series are counted as one entry, but are listed with all the individual parts, together and by the last part’s release year:

Dog Star Man (1962-64, Stan Brakhage)
Black Man’s Land Trilogy [White Man’s Country, Mau Mau, Kenyatta] (1970-73, Anthony Howarth, David Koff)
The Oobieland Series (1969-74, Walter Ungerer)
The Birth of Magellan: Mindfall I & VII (1980, Hollis Frampton)
New York Portrait: Chapters I-III (1979-90, Peter B. Hutton)
Visions in Meditation (1989-90, Stan Brakhage)
Meditations on Revolution (1997-2003, Robert Fenz)
Lieder der Erde [Teile 1-5 + Anhang] / Song of the Earth [Parts 1-5 + Appendix ‘Studies for the Decay of the West’] (1985-2004 + 2010, Klaus Wyborny)

Note 2:
Films not listed on Mubi:

Das weiße Stadion (1928, Arnold Fanck, Othmar Gurtner)
Portrait of a Young Man in Three Movements (1931, Henwar Rodakiewicz)
Studie Nr. 7 (1931, Oskar Fischinger)
Studie Nr. 9 (1931, Oskar Fischinger)
Lignes et points (1961, Piotr Kamler)
Moonplay (1962, Marie Menken)
Snow (1963, Geoffrey Jones)
First Time Here (1964, Richard Myers)
Opus 1 (1964, Pierre Hébert)
The Origin of Captain America (1964, Paul Morrissey)
Number 14: Late Superimpositions (1965, Harry Smith)
Devil Got My Woman (Blues at Newport) (1966, Alan Lomax)
Hall of Mirrors (1966, Warren Sonbert)
Meet Me, Jesus (1966, Walter Ungerer)
Time of the Locust (1966, Peter Gessner)
Turn, Turn, Turn (1966, Jud Yalkut)
He’s Here Now (1967, Myron Ort)
Piloten im Pyjama (1968, Walter Heynowski, Gerhard Scheumann)
An Hour With Pink Floyd (1970, unknown director)
Dallas Texas – After the Goldrush (1971, Klaus Wyborny)
Double Shutter (1972, Mattijn Seip)
Medina (1972, Scott Bartlett)
Ommo (1972, Myron Ort)
Sound Shapes (1972, Guy Sherwin)
Street of a Thousand Pleasures (1972, William Rotsler)
Black Man’s Land Trilogy [White Man’s Country, Mau Mau, Kenyatta] (1970-73, Anthony Howarth, David Koff) [counted as one film]
Calico Mingling (1973, Babette Mangolte)
Crystal Voyager (1973, David Elfick)
La duchesse d’Avila (1973, Philippe Ducrest)
Reed, México insurgente (1973, Paul Leduc)
Thank You Jesus for the Eternal Present (1973, Owen Land)
Before the Fact (1974, Bill Brand)
The Ideal – Ecstasy & Beauty (1974, Klaus Wyborny)
Picture and Sound Rushes (1974, Morgan Fisher)
Vild på sex (1974, Joseph W. Sarno)
Salome (1975, Götz Friedrich)
Stair Piece (1975, Heinz Emigholz)
Cosas de mi vida (1976, Chick Strand)
Desert (1976, Stan Brakhage)
Musical Stairs (1977, Guy Sherwin)
Sechs kleine Stücke auf Film (1977, Klaus Wyborny)
Brutal Ardour (1978, Manuel Huerga)
Floor Show (1978, Richard Myers)
Unerreichbar Heimatlos – Sonate auf Film (1978, Klaus Wyborny)
Enthusiasm (1979, Gordon Ball)
Je meurs de soif, j’étouffe, je ne puis crier… (1979, Gérard Courant)
Night Train (1979, Guy Sherwin)
Parcelle (1979, Rose Lowder)
Rue des Teinturiers (1979, Rose Lowder)
Adytia (1980, Gérard Courant)
Vem skall trösta knyttet? (1980, Johan Hagelbäck)
Arabic Numeral Series 12 (1981, Stan Brakhage)
Horizontalen (1981, Bart Vegter)
Golven (1982, Annette Apon)
Johnny YesNo (1982, Peter Care)
New Left Note (1982, Saul Levine)
Scissere (1982, Peter Mettler)
Frame Line (1983, Gunvor Nelson)
Nudes in Limbo (1983, Bruce Seth Green)
Bruits d’images aux fenêtres d’osmin (1984, Jakobois)
In/side/out I-VI (1984, Jennifer L. Burford)
Jungle Girl (1984, Richard Myers)
August Afternoons (1985, Deanna Morse)
Habeas Corpus (1986, Jorge Acha)
Thames Film (1986, William Raban)
Green (1988, Luther Price)
Warm Broth (1988, Luther Price)
Sodom (1989, Luther Price)
Standard (1989, Jorge Acha)
Home Less Home (1990, Bill Brand)
Natural Features (1990, Gunvor Nelson)
Latino Bar (1991, Paul Leduc)
Mbucuruyá, cuadros de la naturaleza (1991, Jorge Acha)
Macumba (1995, Dietmar Brehm)
Teenage Tupelo (1995, John Michael McCarthy)
Artaud et les Tarahumaras (1996, Raymonde Carasco)
The Five Bad Elements (1997, Mark LaPore)
If You Stand with Your Back to the Slowing of the Speed of Light in Water (1997, Julie Murray)
Interminabile illusione – Sorrisi asmatici n. 3, dal nord al sud (1997, Tonino De Bernardi)
Pictures of Sound (1998, Richard Kerr)
Silvercup (1998, Jim Jennings)
Banewl (1999, Tacita Dean)
Rumi (1999, Narcisa Hirsch)
Light Lick: I Saw the Light, Praise the Dark (2000, Saul Levine)
Light Lick: Only Sunshine (2000, Saul Levine)
Golden Gate Bridge Exposure: Poised for Parabolas (2003, Lynn Marie Kirby)
Black Belt Test Exposure: Senpai James Finds His Line (2004, Lynn Marie Kirby)
Close Quarters (2004, Jim Jennings)
Holes Where Eyes Did Once Inhabit (2004, Lynn Marie Kirby)
St. Ignatius Church Exposure: Lenten Light Conversions (2004, Lynn Marie Kirby)
Noon (2006, Eriko Sonoda)
Bruges (2007, Jim Jennings)
Metaphysics of Sound (2007, Lee Hangjun)
Garden of Earthly Delights (2008, Izabella Pruska-Oldenhof)
Nebula Rising (2009, Lee Hangjun)
Apocalypse – La 2ème guerre mondiale (2009, Isabelle Clarke, Daniel Costelle)
Rose, c’est Paris (2010, Serge Bramly)
South of the Border (2011, Jim Jennings)

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