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Jean Rouch is simply one of the most significant filmmakers
of the 20th century\, his approaches influencing innumerable films after hi
m. Filmforum joins with the UCLA Film &\; Television Archive\, REDCAT\,
and French Film &\; TV Office–Consulate General of France in Los Angeles
to present this major retrospective of his work\, the first in Los Angeles
in many years\, if ever. But even this ten-evening series leaves out many
of the over 100 films he made. Many of the films have been brought from F
rance for the series. Tonight we not only feature on of his late shorts\,
but we also finally get to hear from Rouch himself\, via an hour-long show
he did with Robert Gardner in Boston in the 1970s\, which includes excerpts
from other films.
Tickets: $10 general\, $6 st udents/seniors\; free for Filmforum members. Available by credit card in a dvance from Brown Paper Tickets at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/32110 4 or by cash or check at the door.
Bateau-Givre (Ice Ship) (1987\, 35 min\, 35mm-to-video)Far removed from his habitual landscapes\, Bateau-Givre was Rouch’s sec tion of a collaborative work (other contributors included Luc Ferrari and R aoul Ruiz) that explored the Swedish icebreaker Frej. The resulting short i s one of his most beautiful and contemplative films.
Room with Robert Gardner: Jean Rouch (1980\, video\, 64 minutes)
Jean Rouch appeared on Screening Room in July\, 1980\, and screened Les Maî tres Fous as well as several film excerpts including Rhythm of Work and Dea th of a Priest.
This program is supported by the L os Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission\; the Department of Cultural Affairs\, City of Los Angeles\; the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts\; and the Mike Kelley Foundatio n for the Arts. Additional support generously provided by American Cinemath eque. We also depend on our members\, ticket buyers\, and individual donors .
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screening experimental and avant-garde film and video art\, documentaries\,
and experimental animation. 2012 is our 37th year
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