Films By Babette Mangolte

In 2005 at New York's famed Guggenheim Museum, Marina Abramovic performed for seven hours per night over the course of a week. From an art event to a social phenomenon, Abramovic's seven performances became the talk of the town. They created among her visitors a sense of sublimation, like prayer. “Night after night, from a drum-like stage on the rotunda's floor, she worked her way through the iron... Read more
Babette Mangolte is known as a highly respect­ed cinematographer for directors such as Chantal Akerman, Yvonne Rainer and Sally Potter, and is an accomplished filmmaker in her own right. Visible Cities, her latest film, tells of two women looking for a home in a building estate on the outskirts of Los Angeles. Using seductively photographed images of the par­tially completed housing, the film show... Read more
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