Monday, October 15

Chris Marker

Wikipedia - "Chris Marker (... 29 July 1921 – 29 July 2012) was a French writer, photographer, documentary film director, multimedia artist and film essayist. His best known films are La jetée (1962), A Grin Without a Cat (1977), Sans Soleil (1983) and AK (1985), an essay film on the Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa. Marker is often associated with the Left Bank Cinema movement that occurred in the late 1950s and included such other filmmakers as Alain Resnais, Agnès Varda, Henri Colpi and Armand Gatti."
NYT: Chris Marker, Pioneer of the Essay Film, Dies at 91
YouTube: The Jetty [Chris Marker SF Masterpiece With English Dub], Chris Marker Documentary, Junkopia - A Short Film by Chris Marker, Grin Without a Cat (Opening Sequence) - Chris Marker

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