Festival Circuit 2018

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Re: Festival Circuit 2018

#251 Post by mfunk9786 » Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:35 am

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Literally did the math earlier on whether it was feasible to go
Starting to feel like a true hipster for the first time in my life for closing my eyes and picking Changement d'adresse as an afternoon screening during the 2006 Philadelphia Film Festival. If anyone wants my ticket stub, you can have it for $100, or $500 mounted and framed

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Re: Festival Circuit 2018

#252 Post by DarkImbecile » Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:09 pm

Speaking of Kusama, the international premiere status of her latest (Destroyer, with Nicole Kidman) indicates that it will likely screen at Telluride the weekend prior; excited for this, as I was one of the supporters of The Invitation.

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Re: Festival Circuit 2018

#253 Post by soundchaser » Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:47 pm

Where on earth is Pedro Costa’s latest? I’d think any given festival would be jumping at the chance to premiere it.

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#254 Post by DarkImbecile » Thu Aug 09, 2018 3:18 pm

Toronto's Midnight Madness and Docs announcements include premieres for David Gordon Green's Halloween, Shane Black's The Predator, Errol Morris' American Dharma, and Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 11/9

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Re: Festival Circuit 2018

#255 Post by DarkImbecile » Thu Aug 09, 2018 4:49 pm

As a huge proponent of The Duke of Burgundy, I can't believe I overlooked at first that Peter Strickland's In Fabric has its world premiere in the Midnight Madness section at Toronto. Extremely excited for this, and hope it picks up US distribution ASAP.

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Re: Festival Circuit 2018

#256 Post by roujin » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:53 am

soundchaser wrote:
Wed Aug 08, 2018 1:47 pm
Where on earth is Pedro Costa’s latest? I’d think any given festival would be jumping at the chance to premiere it.
There's some talk that he's actually gone back to shoot more stuff ruling out any 2018 premiere. Take with a grain of salt as this is from twitter.

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Re: Festival Circuit 2018

#257 Post by Omensetter » Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:58 am

Here's a nice run-down of various favorites from critics from Locarno: https://www.locarnofestival.ch/pardo/pa ... detti.html

Just searching Twitter during the festival, I saw a lot of effusive praise for La flor and Ray & Liz, which has a fantastic trailer. If I were attending the NYFF, I would just go all-in on La flor, which seemed to receive a lot of best-of-festival notices without the viewer even finishing it.

At this point, despite seeing tons of esoterica from fairly obscure directors, it's mildly embarrassing that I haven't seen anything by Hong. I suppose his filmography is vast that one doesn't know how to penetrate it. I'll just rent The Day He Arrives from the library.

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Golden Leopard: Yeo Siew Hua, A Land Imagined
Special Jury Prize: Yolande Zauberman, M
Special Mention: Richard Billingham, Ray & Liz
Best Direction: Dominga Sotomayor, Too Late to Die Young
Best Actress: Andra Guti, Alice T.
Best Actor: Ki Joobong Hotel By the River

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#258 Post by Michael Kerpan » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:50 pm

It may take a while to get on Hong's "wave length".... Woman on the Beach is relatively non-complex -- and takes a turn towards feminism midway (and has a more positive feeling conclusion than the norm). It _might_ be a good entry point -- if you can find it....

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Re: Festival Circuit 2018

#259 Post by knives » Sun Aug 12, 2018 2:57 pm

The Power of Kangwon Province is also a good starting point and streaming on Amazon. In general I find him as someone who works best in chronological order as much as availability permits.

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Re: Festival Circuit 2018

#260 Post by colinr0380 » Sun Aug 12, 2018 6:08 pm

With the recent release of the Arrow set that is getting a bit easier, thought On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate and Virgin Stripped Bare By Her Bachelors still seem difficult to track down.

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