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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 October 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 October 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)
Tiexi qu / Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (2002, Wang Bing)
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)
Säg det i toner (1929, Julius Jaenzon, Edvin Adolphson)
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)
Snow (1963, Geoffrey Jones)
Opus 1 (1964, Pierre Hébert)
Number 14: Late Superimpositions (1965, Harry Smith)
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)
Spot the Microdot (1969, Malcolm le Grice)
An Hour With Pink Floyd (1970, unknown director)
Dallas Texas – After the Goldrush (1971, Klaus Wyborny)
Harmonica (1971, Larry Gottheim)
Machu Picchu (1972, Robert Fulton)
Medina (1972, Scott Bartlett)
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]
Crystal Voyager (1973, David Elfick)
La duchesse d’Avila (1973, Philippe Ducrest)
Horizons (1973, Larry Gottheim)
Before the Fact (1974, Bill Brand)
The Ideal – Ecstasy & Beauty (1974, Klaus Wyborny)
Vild på sex (1974, Joseph W. Sarno)
Glimtar (1975, Ingo Petzke)
Stair Piece (1975, Heinz Emigholz)
Cosas de mi vida (1976, Chick Strand)
Notes of an Early Fall (1976, Saul Levine)
Sechs kleine Stücke auf Film (1977, Klaus Wyborny)
Silent Partner (1977, Peter Gidal)
Weissfilm (1977, Birgit & Wilhelm Hein)
Brutal Ardour (1978, Manuel Huerga)
Unerreichbar Heimatlos – Sonate auf Film (1978, Klaus Wyborny)
Je meurs de soif, j’étouffe, je ne puis crier… (1979, Gérard Courant)
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)
Lebensläufe (1981, Winfried Junge)
Pandora’s Mirror (1981, Shaun Costello)
Golven (1982, Annette Apon)
Johnny YesNo (1982, Peter Care)
Scissere (1982, Peter Mettler)
Frame Line (1983, Gunvor Nelson)
Bruits d’images aux fenêtres d’osmin (1984, Jakobois)
Habeas Corpus (1986, Jorge Acha)
The Red Thread (1987, Larry Gottheim)
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)
Teenage Tupelo (1995, John Michael McCarthy)
Artaud et les Tarahumaras (1996, Raymonde Carasco)
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)
Bruges (2007, Jim Jennings)
Metaphysics of Sound (2007, Lee Hangjun)
Rose, c’est Paris (2010, Serge Bramly)
South of the Border (2011, Jim Jennings)

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