Skrevet den 20-09-2012 16:55:27 af Tue Steen Müller
A press release from Montréal, where the RIDM Festival resides, this year from November 7-18. The festival has chosen to celebrate its 15th edition with a “special anniversary program, 15 Years, 15 All-Time Favourites”... "to mark our first 15 years, we invited 15 major figures from the film world to program their all-time favourite documentary. The result: 15 personal choices that add up to a unique subjective history of the first cinematic genre, presented together as a special program.”
The guest programmers and their picks: Lou Reed chose Visions of Light (Arnold Glassman, Todd McCarthy, Stuart Samuels) Barbet Schroeder chose Capturing the Friedmans (Andrew Jarecki) Agnès Varda chose La France qui se lève tôt (Hugo Chesnard) Frederick Wiseman chose Hôtel Terminus (Marcel Ophüls) Philippe Falardeau chose Une délégation de très haut niveau (Philippe Dutilleul) Gael García Bernal chose Megacities (Michael Glawogger) (PHOTO) Philip Glass chose The Color of the Prism, the Mechanics of Time (Jacqueline Caux) Patrizio Guzmán chose Arcana (Cristóbal Vicente) Gilles Jacob chose L'homme à la caméra (Dziga Vertov) Naomi Kawase chose Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania (Jonas Mekas) Kim Longinotto chose Into the Abyss (Werner Herzog) Samira Makhmalbaf chose Afghan Alphabet (Mohsen Makhmalbaf) Alanis Obomsawin chose Reel Injun (Catherine Bainbridge, Neil Diamond, Jeremiah Hayes) Laura Poitras chose Blowjob (Andy Warhol) et Crossroads (Bruce Conner) Jia Zhang Ke chose El cielo gira (Mercedes Álvarez).
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