La Jetée Directed by Chris Marker 30 min, France 1964 Fri May 17, 6:30pm
This immensely influential science-fiction classic, constructed entirely with still images, is one of cinema’s most profound meditations on time and memory.
Remembrance of Things To Come Le Souvenir de l'avenir Directed by Chris Marker and Yannick Bellon 42 min, France 2003 Fri May 17, 6:30pm
Unseen in Toronto for a decade, Chris Marker's sublime, time-tripping homage to photographer Denise Bellon is a small masterpiece of montage.
The Sixth Side of the Pentagon Directed by Chris Marker and François Reichenbach 28 min, France 1968 Fri May 17, 6:30pm
Its enigmatic title derived from a Zen proverb ("If the five sides of the pentagon appear impregnable, attack the sixth side"), The Sixth Side of the Pentagon records the March on the Pentagon on October 21, 1967, the largest protest gathering against the Vietnam War.
Presented by TIFF Cinematheque May 16 – 19
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Programmed in conjunction with the exhibition Memory of a Certain Time, an overview of Marker’s still photography, and a public installation Images From La Jetee, on view at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.