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Memories from Underground

by Jesse Ataide
I’ve been searching for the best way way to keep a running record of the avant-garde/underground/experimental/whatever you wish to label them films that I manage to see. The stills on most Mubi pages are about the best memory joggers I’ve come across, so I thought I’d attempt keeping a list of them here. About half have been seen projected in the San Francisco Bay Area over the last several years or so, the other half mostly on Fandor or Ubuweb; I’ve arbitrarily stuck to short and non-feature length films, and my distinctions are as fuzzy as the terms themselves (don’t all Chris Marker’s films qualify? Duras’s? Vertov’s? etc, etc). … Read more

I’ve been searching for the best way way to keep a running record of the avant-garde/underground/experimental/whatever you wish to label them films that I manage to see. The stills on most Mubi pages are about the best memory joggers I’ve come across, so I thought I’d attempt keeping a list of them here. About half have been seen projected in the San Francisco Bay Area over the last several years or so, the other half mostly on Fandor or Ubuweb; I’ve arbitrarily stuck to short and non-feature length films, and my distinctions are as fuzzy as the terms themselves (don’t all Chris Marker’s films qualify? Duras’s? Vertov’s? etc, etc). Titles listed in no particular order.

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