two sessions elsewhere


11 october to 22 november 2008
at the exhibition inside&outside, atelierfrankfurt, frankfurt am main
as part of the 95qm project initiated by Oguz Tatari.




For two weeks, at the end of April 2008, the monday sessions dislocated from daimlerstrasse to be hosted at the 95qm project space. The films available now for viewing at the 95qm space are the films that were screened at these two particular sessions.


list of films available for screening:

[several short videos], Maciej Muriasz

Das Distributivgesetz, Ifuz Met

German Dada, Helmut Herbst, 1969

The Dentist, Leslie Pearce, 1932

The Fatal Glass of Beer, Clyde Bruckman, 1933

Où Gît Votre Sourire Enfoui?
[Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie?], Pedro Costa [2001] 104 min., color
“Straub: A film is spoken in a language and the
illusion of the bourgeoisie is to think that all can be
consumed or be understood.”

Rope, Alfred Hitchcock [1948]
80 min., color
“Brandon: I’ve always wished for more artistic talent."

whatever or the worst blind is the one who wants to see

21st January

Nuts in May, Mike Leigh [1976]
80 min., color
+
Naked, Mike Leigh [1993]
131 min., color


18th February

Vai E Vem [Come and Go], João César Monteiro [2003]
176 min., color

“The only light is the one of the harquebus.
The only art is the one of the blunderbuss.”



3rd March

Jeux d’Echecs avec Marcel Duchamp [A Game of Chess with Marcel Duchamp], Jean-Marie Drot [1963]
56 min., B&W, color

“Duchamp: I always thought, or rather I came to the conclusion, that, as Brancusi put it, Art is above all a
fraud.”

+
In Girum Imus Nocte Et Consumimur Igni, Guy Debord [1978]
95 min., B&W

“It’s there where they are
Those young girls
Who give you all,
First good night
And then the hand…
In Via Filangieri there’s a bell
Each time it rings
There’s condemnation…
The flower of youth
Dies in prison.”



17th March

The Old Place, Jean-Luc Godard [1998]
49 min., color
+
Die Schöpfer der Einkaufswelten [The Creators of Shopping Worlds], Harun Farocki [2001]
75 min., color


31st March

Eskimo, The Residents/ N. Senada, [2003]
43 min., B&W, color

“Winter had almost arrived, for the wind had a more pronounced bite in its insistence. The noonday sun sat momentarily on the horizon before hastening back into the icy waters.
Floating on the rising winds, the sounds of the narwhal horn and chanting combined to give assurance to the Eskimo hunters.”

+
F For Fake, Orson Welles [1974]
88 min., color

“Orson Welles: It’s pretty, but is it art?”



7th April

Ordet [The Word], Carl T. Dreyer [1955] 119 min., B&W

“Mikkel: Have you spoken to Johannes?
Parson: Yes
Mikkel: I hope he wasn’t unpleasant to you.
Parson: No, no. But was he born, well, a little…
Mikkel: Yes, we don’t talk much about it up here, but
with you… No. Something happened.
Parson: Was it… a love affair?
Mikkel: No, no. It was Soren Kierkgaard.”

+
Rock My Religion, Dan Graham [1982-84]
55 min., B&W, color

“People clapped. They leaped up and down. Some removed their outer clothes. A fit of shaking passed over the group. Some shakers bowed down. Others were doubled over. Feet and hands linked, as they rolled on the floor. They rolled over and over, like wheels, or like rolling logs. Some got down on four legs, like dogs, growled and barked. Carnal mortification freed the shaker from false pride.”


14th April

Zombie - Dawn of the Dead, George A. Romero [1978]
116 min., color

“[observing the zombies from the roof of the shopping mall]
Francine Parker: What are they doing? Why do they come here?
Stephen: Some kind of instinct. Memory, of what they used to do. This was an important place in their
lives.”

+
The Filth and the Fury, Julien Temple [2000]
108 min., color

“Bill Grundy: Beethoven, Mozart, Bach and Brahms have all died...
John Lydon: They're all heroes of ours, ain't they?”

“We’re not coming. We’re not your monkey and so what? Fame at $25,000 if we paid for a table, or $15,000 to
squeak up in the gallery, goes to a non-profit organisation selling us a load of old famous. Congratulations. […]”
excerpt of the official announcement from the Sex Pistols regarding the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, 24th February 2006



21st April

Dalla Nube alla Resistenza [From the Cloud to the Resistance], Jean-Marie Straub, Danièle Huillet [1979]
104 min., color

“From the cloud […], this is, since the apparition of the gods or to be more precise since their invention by men, until the resistance – almost immediate – of these against them [...]”
Jean-Marie Straub, 1980

+
The South Bank Show: John Zorn and Sonic Youth – Put Blood in The Music, George Atlas [1989]
52 min., color

Tony Conrad, in a late '80s performance of John Cage's Songbooks :
"No more Cage! Zorn is the rage!"



5th May

Où Gît Votre Sourire Enfoui? [Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie?], Pedro Costa [2001] 104 min., color


“Straub: A film is spoken in a language and the
illusion of the bourgeoisie is to think that all can be
consumed or be understood.”


Excerpt of message read at the press conference in the occasion of the attribution to J.-M. Straub and D. Huillet of a special Lion “for invention of cinematic language in the ensemble of their work”, at the Venice Film Festival of 2006, which they did not attend:
“First) It’s come too soon for our death - too late for our life.
[…]
Third) Besides I wouldn’t be able to be festive in a festival where there are so many public and private police looking for a terrorist - I am the terrorist, and I tell you, paraphrasing Franco Fortini: so long as there’s American imperialistic capitalism, there’ll never be enough terrorists in the world.”
Jean-Marie Straub, September 2006

+
Rope, Alfred Hitchcock [1948]
80 min., color

“Brandon: I’ve always wished for more artistic talent."

This session was organised in collaboration with Oguz Tatari, in the frame of the 95qm project.



19th May

Histoire(s) du Cinéma, Jean-Luc Godard

Part 1a) Toutes Les Histoires [All The (Hi)stories] [1988] 51 min., color

Part 1b) Une Histoire Seule [A Single (Hi)story] [1989] 42 min., color

Part 2a) Seul Le Cinéma [Only Cinema] [1997] 26 min., color

Part 2b) Fatale Beauté [Fatal Beauty] [1997] 28 min., color

"Godard: I always used citation, which is to say i never invented anything"


26th May

Histoire(s) Du Cinéma, Jean-Luc Godard

Part 3a) La Monnaie de L’Absolue [1998] 27 min., color

Part 3b) Une Nouvelle Vague [1998] 27 min., color

Part 4a) Le Contrôle de L’Univers [1998] 28 min., color

Part 4b) Les Signes Parmis Nous [1998] 37 min., color

1+1 or two always see better than one

from a starting film - au hasard balthazar - an invitation was made for a selection of another film as an answer to the first. The two films were shown in the same session. The second film was to be sent to another person - of the choice of the second participant - in order to obtain a response and continue this process.



28th January

Au Hasard Balthazar, Robert Bresson [1966] 91 min., B&W

In Godard’s words, “the world in an hour and a half”.

“Merchant: If you pay people, you're excused obligations to them
It would be even better if they worked for nothing”

+
L’Enfant, Jean Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne [2005] 100 min., color

The young man knows
that one can´t gloss
a nonexistent poem.
Montale

"Bruno: Nine days old. A boy."


choice of Bruno Vieira as a response to Au Hasard Balthazar.


10th March

La Chienne [The Bitch], Jean Renoir [1931] 93 min., B&W

response to the previously screened L’Enfant of Jean Pierre and Luc Dardenne.
choice of Pedro Lagoa.

+
L’Atalante (Le Chaland Qui Passe), Jean Vigo [1934] 89 min., B&W

response to La Chienne of Jean Renoir.
choice of Marcio Harun.

in memoriam: 10 years without Maurice Legeard, founder of Cinemateca Santista (São Paulo)

2H

invitation to compile/edit material, basically anything that would have a full duration of 2 hours and could be played from a DVD with a beamer and 2 speakers.


25th February

martin flemming


12th May

max rosenheim

the customer's choice

open day where people were invited to bring whatever they wanted to see/show/share.


24th March

screened in this session:

Frank Zappa in CNN Crossfire, 28.03.86

The Movie Movie [excerpt], Errol Morris

Born Like Stars, Steve Haddock, Brad A. Siedel

The Competition, Wholphin

Sour Death Balls, Jessica Yu

Meditation on Violence, Maya Deren, 1948

(french porn version of The Matrix) [excerpt]

William Burroughs interviewed by Kathy Acker




28th April

screened in this session:

In The Bedroom, Raymond Petitbon

[several short videos], Maciej Muriasz

Das Distributivgesetz, Ifuz Met

Ankara - Serdche Turkiye [Ankara - Heart of Turkey] [excerpt], Sergei Yutkevich, 1934

German Dada, Helmut Herbst, 1969

The Dentist, Leslie Pearce, 1932

The Fatal Glass of Beer, Clyde Bruckman, 1933



This session was organised in collaboration with Oguz Tatari, in the frame of the 95qm project.