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Godard ‘80

UK, 1980 (MIFF 1981)

Director: Jon Jost

The famous French film director Jean-Luc Godard is interviewed by British film theorist Peter Wollen and the editor of Framework Don Ranveaud He talks of the developments in his work, the change in style epitomized by his most recent film. Sauve Qui Peut his work with Francis Ford Coppola and the relations between his previous films and the new one. He also discusses his radical method of scriptwriting and the critical responses to his latest film.

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STAGEFRIGHT

USA/Germany, 1981
Stagefright is an essay-film which examines the nature of theatre, of language, of magic and of 'acting'. Through purely cinematic means it moves, step-by-step, through the layers of human expression… More »

ALL THE VERMEERS IN NEW YORK

USA, 1990
Prolific, political and peripatetic Jon Jost is a genuine cinema maverick. He works not so much against the system as out of it, with an independence that is both exhilarating and harsh. This is his … More »

SURE FIRE

USA, 1990
The quintessential American independent filmmaker, Jon Jost is a one-man-hand, directing, writing, shooting, editing and usually marketing his films - all on an absolute shoestring. He's been doing i… More »

LONDON BRIEF

UK/US/Portugal, 1997
To those familiar with the extensive array of films by Jon Jost, he is a figurehead, a pioneer amongst independent and experimental filmmakers. Jost is a one-man crew. With camera in hand, he has con… More »

OUI NON

Italy/France/USA, 2002
Celebrated experimental director Jon Jost has created an arresting and challenging film that plays with the form of the burgeoning digital medium and its content, for Oui Non is not easily categorise… More »

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