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Jean Luc Godard 2 or 3 things

2 or 3 Things I Know About Her By Jean-Luc Godard

2 or 3 Things I Know About Her is perhaps Godard’s most revelatory look at consumer culture, shot in ravishing widescreen color by Raoul Coutard

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Jean Luc Godard made in USA

Made in USA by Jean-Luc Godard

Jean-Luc Godard directed this brightly colored, pop-art homage to American crime cinema, which somehow finds room for extended commentary on leftist politics and the corrupt nature of advertising.

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Godrad's Masculin Femenin

Masculine Feminine by Jean-Luc Godard

With Masculin féminin, ruthless stylist and iconoclast Jean-Luc Godard introduces the world to “the children of Marx and Coca-Cola,” through a gang of restless youths engaged in hopeless love affairs with music, revolution, and each other.

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Lynn Hershman Leeson

!Women Art Revolution

Women Art Revolution annotates the evolution of the Feminist Art Movement in the United States from the personal perspective of feminist artist and film director Lynn Hershman Leeson.

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Arabian nights by Pier Paolo Pasolini

Arabian Nights by Pier Paolo Pasolini

The film is an adaptation of the ancient Arabic anthology The Book of One Thousand and One Nights, better known as The Arabian Nights. It is the last of Pasolini’s “Trilogy of Life”, which began with The Decameron and continued with The Canterbury Tales

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Teorema by Pier Paolo Passolini

Teorema by Pier Paolo Pasolini

In Teorema, the actors don’t act, but simply exist to be photographed. The movie itself is the message, a series of cool, beautiful, often enigmatic scenes that flow one into another with the rhythm of blank verse.

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Europa By Lars Von Trier

“You will now listen to my voice . . . On the count of ten you will be in Europa . . .” Europa is one of the great Danish filmmaker’s weirdest and most wonderful works, a runaway-train ride to an oddly futuristic past.

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Fahrenheit 451

Fahrenheit 451 by François Truffaut

François Truffaut’s Fahrenheit 451 brings Ray Bradbury’s big-brother world into crisp focus, employing a thought-provoking production design full of muted technicolor and almost entirely devoid of written language — even the opening credits are spoken. The

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Cindy Sherman’s Retrospective At MOMA

Working as her own model for more than 30 years, Sherman has captured herself in a range of guises and personas which are at turns amusing and disturbing, distasteful and affecting.

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Pierrot le Fou

Pierrot Le Fou by Jean-Luc Godard

Godard’s Pierrot Le Fou is blissful with color imagery by cinematographer Raoul Coutard. It is one of the high points of the French New Wave, and was Godard’s last frolic before he moved ever further into radical cinema.

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Tout Va Bien by Jean-Luc Godard

France  |  1972  |  96 minutes  |  Color
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SYNOPSIS: In 1972, newly radicalized Hollywood star Jane Fonda joined forces with cinematic innovator Jean-Luc Godard and collaborator Jean-Pierre Gorin in an unholy artistic alliance that resulted in Tout va bien (Everything’s All Right). This free-ranging assault on consumer capitalism and the establishment left tells the story of a wildcat strike at a sausage factory as witnessed by an American reporter (Fonda) and her has-been New Wave film director husband (Yves Montand). Tout Va Bien is a masterpiece of radical cinema, a caustic critique of society, marriage, and revolution in post-1968 France.

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