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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 February 2018. 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 (Stan Brakhage, 1962-64) Black Man’s Land Trilogy [White Man’s Country, Mau Mau, Kenyatta] (Anthony Howarth, David Koff, 1970-73) The Oobieland Series (Walter Ungerer, 1969-74) The Birth of Magellan: Mindfall I & VII (Hollis Frampton, 1980) Lamentations: A Monument for the Dead World (R. Bruce Elder, 1985) Consolations (Love Is an Art of Time) (R.… Read more

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

My top 1000 as of February 2018.

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 (Stan Brakhage, 1962-64)
Black Man’s Land Trilogy [White Man’s Country, Mau Mau, Kenyatta] (Anthony Howarth, David Koff, 1970-73)
The Oobieland Series (Walter Ungerer, 1969-74)
The Birth of Magellan: Mindfall I & VII (Hollis Frampton, 1980)
Lamentations: A Monument for the Dead World (R. Bruce Elder, 1985)
Consolations (Love Is an Art of Time) (R. Bruce Elder, 1988)
New York Portrait: Chapters I-III (Peter B. Hutton, 1979-90)
Visions in Meditation (Stan Brakhage, 1989-90)
Tiexi qu / Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks (Wang Bing, 2002)
Lieder der Erde [Teile 1-5 + Anhang] / Song of the Earth [Parts 1-5 + Appendix ‘Studies for the Decay of the West’] (Klaus Wyborny, 1985-2004 + 2010)

Note 2:
Films not listed on Mubi:

En rade (Alberto Cavalcanti, 1928)
Das weiße Stadion (Arnold Fanck, Othmar Gurtner, 1928)
Portrait of a Young Man in Three Movements (Henwar Rodakiewicz, 1931)
Studie Nr. 7 (Oskar Fischinger, 1931)
Studie Nr. 9 (Oskar Fischinger, 1931)
Lignes et points (Piotr Kamler, 1961)
Snow (Geoffrey Jones, 1963)
Opus 1 (Pierre Hébert, 1964)
Number 14: Late Superimpositions (Harry Smith, 1965)
Meet Me, Jesus (Walter Ungerer, 1966)
Time of the Locust (Peter Gessner, 1966)
Turn, Turn, Turn (Jud Yalkut, 1966)
He’s Here Now (Myron Ort, 1967)
Spot the Microdot (Malcolm le Grice, 1969)
An Hour With Pink Floyd (unknown director, 1970)
Dallas Texas – After the Goldrush (Klaus Wyborny, 1971)
Harmonica (Larry Gottheim, 1971)
Machu Picchu (Robert Fulton, 1972)
Medina (Scott Bartlett, 1972)
Sound Shapes (Guy Sherwin, 1972)
Street of a Thousand Pleasures (William Rotsler, 1972)
Black Man’s Land Trilogy [White Man’s Country, Mau Mau, Kenyatta] (Anthony Howarth, David Koff, 1970-73) [counted as one film]
Crystal Voyager (David Elfick, 1973)
La duchesse d’Avila (Philippe Ducrest, 1973)
Horizons (Larry Gottheim, 1973)
On the Spot (Saul Levine, 1973)
Before the Fact (Bill Brand, 1974)
The Ideal – Ecstasy & Beauty (Klaus Wyborny, 1974)
Sign (John Du Cane, 1974)
Vild på sex (Joseph W. Sarno, 1974)
Glimtar (Ingo Petzke, 1975)
Stair Piece (Heinz Emigholz, 1975)
Cosas de mi vida (Chick Strand, 1976)
Sechs kleine Stücke auf Film (Klaus Wyborny, 1977)
Silent Partner (Peter Gidal, 1977)
Weissfilm (Birgit & Wilhelm Hein, 1977)
Brutal Ardour (Manuel Huerga, 1978)
Four Shadows (Larry Gottheim, 1978)
Unerreichbar Heimatlos – Sonate auf Film (Klaus Wyborny, 1978)
Je meurs de soif, j’étouffe, je ne puis crier… (Gérard Courant, 1979)
Parcelle (Rose Lowder, 1979)
Rue des Teinturiers (Rose Lowder, 1979)
Adytia (Gérard Courant, 1980)
Arabic Numeral Series 12 (Stan Brakhage, 1981)
Lebensläufe (Winfried Junge, 1981)
Pandora’s Mirror (Shaun Costello, 1981)
Johnny YesNo (Peter Care, 1982)
Scissere (Peter Mettler, 1982)
Fireside (Konrad Steiner, 1983)
Frame Line (Gunvor Nelson, 1983)
Bruits d’images aux fenêtres d’osmin (Jakobois, 1984)
Habeas Corpus (Jorge Acha, 1986)
End Over End (Konrad Steiner, 1987)
The Red Thread (Larry Gottheim, 1987)
Standard (Jorge Acha, 1989)
Natural Features (Gunvor Nelson, 1990)
Latino Bar (Paul Leduc, 1991)
Mbucuruyá, cuadros de la naturaleza (Jorge Acha, 1991)
Teenage Tupelo (John Michael McCarthy, 1995)
Vom Fluß (Christoph Janetzko, 1995)
Artaud et les Tarahumaras (Raymonde Carasco, 1996)
Unleashed (Andrew Blake, 1996)
Interminabile illusione – Sorrisi asmatici n. 3, dal nord al sud (Tonino De Bernardi, 1997)
Silvercup (Jim Jennings, 1998)
Close Quarters (Jim Jennings, 2004)
I Raise My Arm, I Am Responsible (Willie Varela, 2004)
Infunde Lumen Cordibus (R. Bruce Elder, Anna Joukova, 2004)
Bruges (Jim Jennings, 2007)
Metaphysics of Sound (Lee Hangjun, 2007)
Jackson Heights (Jim Jennings, 2010)
Rose, c’est Paris (Serge Bramly, 2010)
South of the Border (Jim Jennings, 2011)

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