London Film Festival 2011

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Correspondence: Jonas Mekas - JL Guerín and Two Years At Sea
Correspondence: Jonas Mekas - JL Guerín (Country: Spain, USA; Year: 2011; Director: José Luis Guerín, Jonas Mekas)
Two filmmakers exchange ‘letters’ in the form of filmed reflections on their personal experiences and the nature of cinema.
Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film (Country: France; Year: 2010; Director: Pip Chodorov; Writer: Pip Chodorov, Lucy Allwood; Stars: Robert Breer, Ken Jacobs, Peter Kubelka, Jonas Mekas, MM Serra)
Pip Chodorov's personal journey through avant-garde film history features appearances from Jonas Mekas, Peter Kubelka, Stan Brakhage and Hans Richter.
Futures Market (Country: Spain; Year: 2011; Director: Mercedes Alvarez; Writer: Arturo Redn, Mercedes lvarez)
A haunting documentary on objects, memory and the politics of commerce by prize-winning filmmaker Mercedes Alvarez.
The Lord Worked Wonders in Me (Country: Spain; Year: 2011; Director: Albert Serra)
A figure in the grass with a gun, a name called out in the distance, a woodcutter and a man who has lost a dog are woven together by Lisandro Alonso in a meditation on the past we inherit and the future we construct.
Twenty Cigarettes (Country: USA; Year: 2011; Director: James Benning; Writer: James Benning)
James Benning brings his formal precision to this study of twenty people engaged in the act of smoking.
Two Years At Sea (Country: UK; Year: 2011; Director: Ben Rivers; Stars: Jake Williams)
A portrait of Jake, an outsider who lives in the wilderness of his own creation.

Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet

In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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