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BERTRAND BONELLO AT CENTRE POMPIDOU

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Filmmaker and musician Bertrand Bonello reformulates the links between film and music. At the same time as the complete retrospective of his 12 films presented at the Centre Pompidou (Le Pornographe, L’Apollonide, Saint Laurent, etc.), filmmaker and musician Bertrand Bonello is proposing a completely new project on the relationship between sound and image: a remix […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | SEPT. 8-12

Masonic Temple, Glendale, CA

This week we watched the films of Owen Land at HRLA; announced Patti Smith and her band at Fondation Cartier; announced the performance series Step and Repeat at MoCA Geffen; attended Secret Recipe‘s exhibition HaFo SaFo at 3 Days Awake in L.A.; stopped by Matias Faldbakken at Standard (Oslo); announced Clément Rodzielski at Chantal Crousel; invited you to […]

OWEN LAND AT HRLA

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Human Resources Los Angeles screened 16mm films by the late Owen Land (born George Landow) this past weekend. Film curator Mark Webber on Owen Land: “Owen Land (formerly known as George Landow) was one of the most original American filmmakers of the 1960s and 1970s. His works fused an intellectual sense of reason with the […]

MIU MIU PRESENTS SOMEBODY APP BY MIRANDA JULY

Miu Miu presents the 8th installment of Women’s Tales with a new smart phone app by polymath Miranda July. Somebody App is a new kind of texting app with the sweetest of intentions – to connect two strangers by delivering, in person, a friend’s text. The app works like this: “When you send your friend a message […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | AUG. 25-29, 2014

Historic Farmer's Market, Los Angeles, 1960s

This week on the blog we saw one of the largest flowers in the world bloom at the Huntington Library & Gardens in Pasadena – Titan Arum a.k.a “The Corpse Flower.” We visited Le Louvre in Paris and took a look at the new installation in the Department of Decorative Art from Louis XIV to Louis […]

LOS ANGELES PLAYS ITSELF

‘Los Angeles Plays Itself’ is Thom Anderson’s epic 2003 documentary about the depiction of the city of Los Angeles in film. The entire film is a collage of found footage from films set in L.A. accompanied by Anderson’s narration. The three hour film has had a strong underground following, but because it would have cost Anderson […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | AUG. 18-22, 2014

1961 photograph by Ralph Crane documenting “Black Cat Auditions in Hollywood.”  

For Tales of Terror (1962) by Roger Corman

This week we started off with some documentation of Another Cats Show at 356 Mission, Los Angeles, announced an evening of powerpoint presentations at Machine Project by the Los Angeles Seminary for Civic and Embodied Art (LASECA), shared photographs from the Peter Hujar exhibition at Maureen Paley in London, watched the 1959 film The Savage Eye, […]