Chris Marker's film, La Jetee is available to rent or buy ($29.95) through Facets Multimedia (800-532-2387 rental or 800-331-6197 sales ); Sans Soleil is available to buy ($69.95) from New Yorker Films (212-247-6110). La Jetee bar in Tokyo is located in the Shinjuku district. Call 3208 9645 for directions.
For more information on Chris Marker, check out this site:
The site was created and is maintained by Adrian Miles, a professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology in Australia.
Chris Marker's multimedia installation "Silent Movie"was created as part of the Motion Picture Centennial, curated by Bill Horrigan at the Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University. It was also exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis during 1995. A catalog published by the Wexner Center is available by writing: Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, North High Street at 15th Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43210-1393.
Most of the images you see on this site are part of Chris Marker's XPlugs series. To see more of these images with captions Download a Macintosh Director file of XPlugs.This may take an hour or longer to download. With a 28.8 modem it may only take 15 minutes. In any case, it's worth the wait!
All images Copyright Chris Marker 1996
And if you are wondering...
This site was originally created to compliment Mikkel Aaland's profile of Chris Marker in the premier issue of Digital Creativity Magazine (which is no longer published). It was done in cooperation with Sean Parker (ParkerGrove.com), Maria Yap, Jenny McMahon, and Laura Latham .
Why O.W.L.? Chris used this acronym in his recenlty released movie, Level Five. It stands for Optional Web Link.
Please note that as of October 14, 1998 the O.W.L. is part of Cyberbohemia.com. Click here to learn more about Cyberbohemia.
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