Pip Chodorov at IFFR
Et le cochon fut né
Poetic found-footage impression of the 20th century in an amalgamation of images from various sources.
The film maker uses a photo camera to film and a Super-8 camera to take photographs and reconnoitres the boundary between photography and film.
A 45 minutes meeting condensed in 3 minutes and 35 seconds.
A sentimental love song revisited in psychadelichrome.
Cinema is about the illusion of movement and Faux Movements rubs it in.
Portrait of Robert Breer
An interview (with inclusion of the complete film Recreation) in the series that Chodorov made for the TV-Channel ARTE.
An enchanting journey from the island of Patiras, in south-western France, to Bordeaux.
Charlemagne 3: Pastrami Recordings
A cinematic concert by two free spirits: avant-garde filmmaker Pip Chodorov and minimal composer Charlemagne Palestine, both New Yorkers in the diaspora.
Free Radicals - A History of Experimental Cinema
Named after the experimental film classic by Len Lye, Free Radicals is an informative yet above all passionate film essay, as well as a fine introduction to the world of avant-garde film.
Traité de bave et d'éternité
This legendary film constitutes the Letterist manifesto of film. One of the most radical innovators of the art of cinema (physically attacking the film material), the writer Isou inspired the works of Guy Debord, Stan Brakhage and many others.
Time and Fortune Vietnam Newsreel
This Mekas brothers' parody features Lapland's Minister of War. He is asked for his opinion on Vietnam.
The Footstones in Night Writing
Aldona lost her sight in 1986. This is her daily outing to Gutras Park where she wanders through both past and present.
A girl uses her mobile phone's camera to transform into the girl in Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring. Pixels become digital brushstrokes.
Artist Peter Miller used infrared glasses to examine a coil in the camera and wrote his 'images' onto it with a laser pen.
Panels for the Walls of the World
A 20th-century collage: ranging from Marilyn Monroe, moon missions and dancing twirlers to military parades. One of the first video mixing experiments.
The Song of Rio Jim
A musical film experience. The sound, not the images, tells the story. An homage to the founders of the Western genre. With brutal wind instruments.
The Radio Wave of Blood Beneath the Dirt Ice and Flowers
An alchemical process of elevation becoming a worship of energy. Dirt, ice, liquids, flowers and the shape of blood are the words in this poem. (RE:VOIR)