Chris Marker Notes from the Era of Imperfect Memory

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Icelandic Happiness

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The image of happiness from Sans Soleil — Án sólar in Icelandic This morning, I received an email from Quentin Darcq alerting me to the presence of a video from Icelandic television on vk.com called “Исландское TV о поиске трёх сестёр из “Без солнца” (which translates as “Icelandic TV about the search for three sisters from Sans Soleil“). The post's author is named Крис Маркер (“Chris Marker”). My thanks go out to Quentin...

L’Attrapeur d’images by Alexandre Kha

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L'Attrapeur d'images — Alexandre Kha

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Overnight by Chris Marker

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I had overlooked this addition to the still-live Kosinki YouTube account that Chris Marker assembled near the end of his life. This video is a stark presentation without commentary of photographs of London shops after a riot, rioters throwing objects, trashed businesses with police "Do Not Cross" signs, broken windows in a Hi-Fi store... It's a story told in the timeless Before and After mode, though how Marker was able to capture the Before images is a great...

Gratitude

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My sincere thanks to all who contributed recently to the site. Practically, it helped a ton. Emotionally, it helped profoundly. Thank you. Merci.

Chris Marker Notes from the Era of Imperfect Memory
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