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"The most important contemporary European film director" (Jean-Luc Godard, 1992)

                                                          Sunday, March 25, 9 pm
                                                            Pirate Cinema Berlin
                                                       Tucholskystr 6, 2nd floor

                                                                Beginning (1967)
                                                                   9 min, 129 MB

                                                                       We (1969) 
                                                                  23 min, 232 MB

                                                              Inhabitants (1970)
                                                                   9 min, 130 MB

                                                      Seasons of the Year (1975)
                                                                  28 min, 349 MB

                                                              Our Century (1983)
                                                                  50 min, 600 MB

                                                                     Life (1993)
                                                                    7 min, 85 MB
                                                                      Free entry
                                                                    Cheap drinks
                                                                    Copies to go


Artavazd Achotovitch Peleshian

Born in 1938 in Leninakan, Armenia. Lives and works in Moscow.
Artavazd A. Peleshian studied cinema at the VGIK (Cinematic Institute of Moscow)
in the 1960s. It was not until later in his career that his films were
recognized abroad, thanks to French filmmaker Jean-Luc Godard who became his
first and most ardent supporter. Today considered as one of the most important
filmmakers of our time, he received the Scam Prize for Television for his whole
work in 2000.
Inventor of an experimental "un-editing" technique, Peleshian threw aside the
conventional rules of cinematography with his own contrapuntal editing.
"Confronted with two important shots, the carriers of meaning, I do not try to
bring them together, nor to confront them, but rather to create a distance
between them..." Through this contrapuntal editing process, Peleshian creates
an original circular type of film radically renewing the art of cinema.

Selected Bibliography

Peleshian et le montage à distance, Université de Poitiers, 1998
Un language d'avant Babel, Conversation entre Artavazd Pelechian et Jean-Luc
Godard, Le Monde, April 2, 1992
Arthur Pelechian, cinéaste d'icônes, Domonique Païni, Art Press, January 1992
Pelechian, le montage-mouvement, Jean-François Pigoullié, Cahiers du Cinéma,
n°454, 1991

Kopiert von on1.zkm.de/zkm/stories/storyReader$3221 - was der "Scam Prize for
Television" ist, und warum Peleshian ausgerechnet den gewonnen hat, statt der
Palmen, Löwen und Bären, die ihm zustünden, wissen wir allerdings auch nicht.

                                                            pirate cinema berlin

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