TIFF 2 Remembrance of Things to Come: Works by Chris Marker

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.