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WATCHED IN 2012

by herb shellenberger
I abandoned this list in favor of a composition notebook list. Oops. BOLD = favorites JANUARY 1/1: Tails, dir. Paul Sharits, 1976, US, Ubuweb 1/3: The Cruise, dir. Bennett Miller, 1998, US, Netflix 1/5: Head, dir. Bob Rafelson, 1968, US, blu-ray 1/6: Music with Roots in the Aether: David Behrman, dir. Robert Ashley and Philip Makanna, 1983, US, DVD, theater 1/7: Soul Freeze, dir. Bob Cowan, 1967, US, 16mm, theater 1/7: Pagan Rhapsody, dir. George Kuchar, 1970, US, 16mm, theater 1/7: The Devil’s Cleavage, dir. George Kuchar, 1975, US, 16mm, theater 1/10: Sing Your Song, dir. Susanne Rostock, 2011, US, blu-ray, theater 1/12: A Love Affair in… Read more

I abandoned this list in favor of a composition notebook list. Oops.

BOLD = favorites

JANUARY

1/1: Tails, dir. Paul Sharits, 1976, US, Ubuweb
1/3: The Cruise, dir. Bennett Miller, 1998, US, Netflix
1/5: Head, dir. Bob Rafelson, 1968, US, blu-ray
1/6: Music with Roots in the Aether: David Behrman, dir. Robert Ashley and Philip Makanna, 1983, US, DVD, theater
1/7: Soul Freeze, dir. Bob Cowan, 1967, US, 16mm, theater
1/7: Pagan Rhapsody, dir. George Kuchar, 1970, US, 16mm, theater
1/7: The Devil’s Cleavage, dir. George Kuchar, 1975, US, 16mm, theater

1/10: Sing Your Song, dir. Susanne Rostock, 2011, US, blu-ray, theater
1/12: A Love Affair in Toyland, dir. Emile Cohl, 1908, France, 16mm, theater
1/12: Gertie the Dinosaur, dir. Winsor McCay, 1914, US, 16mm, theater
1/12: The Big Swim, dir. Dick Huemer, 1918, US, 16mm, theater
1/12: Felix Gets the Can, dir. Otto Messmer, 1924, US, 16mm, theater
1/12: Newman’s Laugh-o-Grams, dir. Walt Disney, 1920, US, 16mm, theater
1/12: Steamboat Willie, dir. Ub Iwerks, 1928, US, 16mm, theater
1/12: Mad Dog, dir. Burt Gillett, 1932, US, 16mm, theater
1/12: Carmen, dir. Lotte Reiniger, 1933, Germany, 16mm, theater
1/12: Fantasmagorie, dir. Emile Cohl, 1908, France, 16mm, theater
1/12: The Dentures, dir. Emile Cohl, 1909, France, 16mm, theater
1/12: Automatic Moving Company, dir. Emile Cohl, 1910, France, 16mm, theater
1/12: Professor Bonehead is Dead, dir. Emile Cohl, 1912, US, 16mm, theater
1/12: The New Car, dir. Ub Iwerks, 1931, US, 16mm, theater
1/12: Betty in Blunderland, dir. Dave Fleischer, 1933, US, 16mm, theater
1/12: Prest-O Change-O, dir. Chuck Jones, 1939, US, 16mm, theater
1/13: Bad Burns, dir. Paul Sharits, 1982, US, 16mm, installation
1/13: Pendulum, dir. James Nares, 1976, US, digital projection, installation
1/13: In the Way, dir. Michael Snow, 2011, Canada, digital projection, installation
1/13: The Viewing of Six New Works, dir. Michael Snow, 2011, Canada, digital projection, installation
1/13: The Book of Kings, dir. Shirin Neshat, 2011, Iran, three-channel video installation
1/13: Water Panics in the Sea, dir. Laleh Khorramian, US, 2011, digital projection, installation
1/13: I, An Actress, dir. George Kuchar, 1977, US, video, exhibition
1/13: The Three Disappearances of Soad Hosni, dir. Rania Stephan, 2011, Lebanon, digital projection, installation
1/14: Los Angeles Plays Itself, dir. Thom Andersen, 2003, US, DV-Cam, theater
1/15: The Last Picture Show, dir. Peter Bogdanovich, 1971, US, blu-ray

1/16: For Life Against the War, dir. various, 1967, US, 16mm, theater
1/21: Have You Got Any Castles?, dir. Frank Tashlin, 1938, US, DVD
1/21: Hollywood Steps Out, dir. Tex Avery, 1941, US, DVD
1/22: I Love to Singa, dir. Tex Avery, 1936, US, DVD
1/22: The Great Piggy Bank Robbery, dir. Robert Clampett 1946, US, DVD
1/22: A Bear for Punishment, dir. Chuck Jones, 1951, US, DVD
1/22: Birds, Orphans and Fools, dir. Juraj Jakubisko, 1969, Czechoslovakia, digital file
1/22: Film as a Subversive Art: Amos Vogel and Cinema 16, dir. Paul Cronin, 2003, UK, digital file

1/23: The Freshman, dir. Fred C. Newmeyer and Sam Taylor, 1925, US, DVD
1/24: Vampyr, dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1932, France/Germany, DVD
1/25: Mound, dir. Allison Schulnik, 2011, US, Vimeo
1/26: Pop (Aos), dir. Yoji Kuri, 1969, Japan, 16mm, theater
1/26: Darkness/Light/Darkness, dir. Jan Svankmajer, 1989, Czechoslovakia, 16mm, theater
1/26: Make Me Psychic, dir. Sally Cruikshank, 1978, US, 16mm, theater
1/26: The Doodlers, dir. Kathy Rose, 1975, US, 16mm, theater
1/26: Pixillation, dir. Lillian Schwartz, 1971, US, 16mm, theater
1/26: Gumbasia, dir. Art Clokey, 1958, US, 16mm, theater
1/26: Euclidean Illusions, dir. Stan VanDerBeek, 1979, US, 16mm, theater
1/26: Zero For Conduct, dir. Jean Vigo, 1933, France, 35mm, theater
1/28: (Absolutions) Pipilotti’s Mistakes, dir. Pipilotti Rist, 1988, Switzerland, web link
1/28: …remote…remote…, dir. VALIE EXPORT, 1973, Austria, web link
1/28: Bigger Than Life, dir. Nicholas Ray, 1955, US, blu-ray
1/29: Chumlum, dir. Ron Rice, 1964, US, digital file
1/29: Sorbet III, dir. Frans Zwartjes, 1968, Netherlands, digital file

1/31: The London Nobody Knows, dir. Norman Cohen, 1969, UK, DVD

FEBRUARY

2/7: Backsmithing Scene, dir. William K.L. Dickson, 1893, US, web link
2/7: Go! Go! Go!, dir. Marie Menken, 1964, US, DVD
2/7: Little Stabs at Happiness, dir. Ken Jacobs, 1960, US, DVD
2/8: Notes on Film 05 CONFERENCE, dir. Norbert Pfaffenbichler, 2011, Austria, 35mm, theater
2/8: Coming Attractions, dir. Peter Tscherkassky, 2010, Austria, 35mm, theater
2/8: Poetry and Truth, dir. Peter Kubelka, 1996-2003, Austria, 35mm, theater
2/8: To the Happy Few, dir. Thomas Draschan, 2003, Austria, 16mm, theater
2/8: Metropolis of Recklessness, dir. Thomas Draschan, 2000, Austria, 16mm, theater
2/9: The Gospel According to Matthew, dir. Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1964, Italy, 16mm, theater
2/10: The Gymnasts, dir. Bruce Baillie, 1961, US, 16mm, theater
2/10: Mr. Hayashi, dir. Bruce Baillie, 1961, US, 16mm, theater
2/10: Here I Am, dir. Bruce Baillie, 1962, US, 16mm, theater
2/10: Castro Street, dir. Bruce Baillie, 1966, US, 16mm, theater

2/16: Memories of Underdevelopment, dir. Tomás Gutierréz Alea, 1968, Cuba, 35mm, theater
2/17: David Holzman’s Diary, dir. Jim McBride, 1967, US, 16mm, theater
2/17: Asparagus, dir. Suzan Pitt, 1979, US, 35mm, theater
2/17: Kusama’s Self Obliteration, dir. Jud Yalkut, 1967, US, 16mm, theater
2/18: Wings of Desire, dir. Wim Wenders, 1987, Germany, 35mm, theater
2/19: Silent Running, dir. Douglas Trumbull, 1972, US, blu-ray

2/20: Before Tonight is Over, dir. Peter Solan, 1966, Slovakia, DVD
2/20: Celebration in the Botanical Garden, dir. Elo Havetta, 1969, Slovakia, DVD
2/22: Contempt, dir. Jean-Luc Godard, 1963, France, 35mm, theater
2/25: The Runner, dir. Amir Naderi, 1985, Iran, web link
2/25: Lust for Gold, dir. Dan Cira/Mircea Veroiu, 1974, Romania, web link
2/25: The Dream of a Ridiculous Man, Aleksandr Petrov, 1992, Russia, web link

MARCH

3/1: One Way or Another, dir. Sara Gomez, 1978, Cuba, 16mm, theater
3/3: Metalogue, dir. Peter Rose, 1996, US, digital projection, theater
3/3: The Gift, dir. Peter Rose, 1993, US, digital projection, theater
3/3: Odysseus in Ithaca, dir. Peter Rose, US, 2006, digital projection, theater
3/3: Omen, dir. Peter Rose, US, 2000, digital projection, theater
3/3: Incantation, dir. Peter Rose, US, 1970, 16mm, theater
3/4: Haunted House, dir. Martin Arnold, 2011, Austria, web link
3/4: Self Control, dir. Martin Arnold, 2011, Austria, web link
3/4: Shadow Cuts, dir. Martin Arnold, 2010, Austria, web link
3/4: Soft Palate, dir. Martin Arnold, 2011, Austria, web link

3/5: The Illiac Passion, dir. Gregory Markopolous, 1967, US, 16mm, theater
3/5: Ming Green, dir. Gregory Markopolous, 1966, US, 16mm, theater
3/6: The Touch Retouched, dir. Marie Losier, 2002, France/US, web link
3/6: Lunch Break on the Xerox Machine, dir. Marie Losier, 2003, US, web link
3/6: Electrocute Your Stars, dir. Marie Losier, 2004, US, web link
3/6: Slap the Gondola!, dir. Marie Losier, 2010, US, web link
3/6: Papal Broken-Dance, dir. Marie Losier, 2009, US, web link
3/6: Cet air la, dir. Marie Losier, 2010, US, web link
3/6: Manuelle Labor, dir. Marie Losier, 2007, US, web link
3/6: Eat My Makeup!, dir. Marie Losier, 2010, US, web link
3/7: !Women Art Revolution, dir. Lynn-Hershman Leeson, 2010, US, 35mm, theater
3/8: Wanda, dir. Barbara Loden, 1970, US, 35mm, theater
3/11: Dying Living Woman, dir. Camille Henrot, 2005, France, web link
3/11: Deep Inside, dir. Camille Henrot, 2005, France, web link
3/11: Repo Man, dir. Alex Cox, 1984, US, blu-ray
3/11: Poto and Cabengo, dir. Jean-Pierre Gorin, 1980, US, DVD

3/12: Wingseed, dir. Robert Beavers, 1985, Greece, 35mm, theater
3/12: The Stoas, dir. Robert Beavers, 1991-97, Greece, 35mm, theater
3/12: The Ground, dir. Robert Beavers, 1993-2001, Greece, 35mm, theater

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