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    Chris Marker's Weird, Wonderful 'Level Five' Coming to Home Video

    Who else but Chris Marker would make a film like "Level Five"?

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    Review: Chris Marker's 'Level Five' Displays The Work Of A Mastermind Theorist

    Back on the big screen as part of BAM Rose Cinema's retrospective of his work, Chris Marker’s 1996 documentary “Level Five” is a staunch reminder of the singular cinematic oeuvre left behind by the filmmaker.

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    'Man With A Movie Camera' Tops Sight & Sound's List Of Best Documentaries Of All Time

    Two years after shaking up the chin-stroking world of cinephiles, when the results of their once-every-decade Greatest Films Of All Time list knocked Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane" off the top spot, with Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" taking its place, Sight & Sound is back with another list, that proba...

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    BAMcinématek Presents Month-Long Retrospective on French Director Chris Marker

    This August, BAMcinématek will screen the iconic films of French director Chris Marker in a special retrospective series chronicling the master cine-essayest.

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    Exclusive: Great New Video Essay Surveys Five Chris Marker Films Now Streaming from Sundance

    Then are still ten days left in May, which means there are still ten days left in SundanceNOW's Doc Club retrospective of the films of Chris Marker. And in celebration, they've put together a great new video essay that shines a light on the famously elusive director, who was fascinated by memory, ex...

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    EXCLUSIVE: Five Chris Marker Classics and an Agnes Varda Miniseries Will Stream This Summer

    Attention cinephiles: SundanceNOW Doc Club has a juicy slate of streaming titles coming up. This May, the online VOD service will present a fantastic array of films from experimental director Chris Marker. Then in June, SundanceNOW will also host the exclusive US premiere of French auteur Agnes Vard...

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    Icarus Films Acquires New Restoration of Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme's 'Le Joli Mai'

    Icarus Films has landed North American distribution rights to a brand new restoration of Chris Marker and Pierre Lhomme's 1963 documentary "Le Joli Mai." The landmark film follows ordinary Parisians during the "first springtime of peace" in May 1962 after ceasefire between France and Algeria; made p...

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    Watch: TCM Remembers 2012 with Tributes to Marker, Bradbury, Griffith, Borgnine & 35mm Last Picture Shows

    Film lovers, TCM fans and anyone with fully functioning tear ducts will likely be moved by the elegant 2012 installment of "TCM Remembers."

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    Best of the Week: Box Office and Olympics Butt Heads, Sight & Sound Top 50, Remembering Chris Marker and Gore Vidal & More

    This week on TOH, the box office came down with a case of Olympics syndrome, Sight & Sound announced the Top 50 Films of All Time (with "Vertigo" taking the crown), we remembered avant-garde filmmaker Chris Marker and screenwriter-essayist Gore Vidal, and more!

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    R.I.P. Chris Marker (1921-2012): Watch 'La Jetee' & 'Sans Soleil'

    Sad news to begin the week, as word comes this morning that experimental filmmaker Chris Marker has passed away, just one day after celebrating his 91st birthday.

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