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Underground Film Links: November 11, 2012

Pam Grier standing under a Watts Tower
  1. This week’s Must Browse is the new Tumblr blog by the Anthology Film Archives, which you must bookmark, add to your feed reader, etc.! The site has, of course, notes about upcoming screenings, plus lots of great film stills posters, notes, anecdotes and more. (Wish they had a sidebar calendar of their screenings on the blog, tho’. Something to think about…)
  2. Donna k. jumps into the “death of cinema” fray and finds life! Albeit in a film about death: V/H/S.
  3. In all articles about comics made into films, all journalists must include this one dug up by the Temple of Schlock: Sex in the Comics!
  4. One+One Filmmakers Journal’s latest film primer is on Ralph Bakshi’s Heavy Traffic. Also, a couple of big updates re: the Journal.
  5. 366 Weird Movies has a capsule o’ weirdness devoted to Hollis Frampton’s Zorns Lemma.
  6. As he promised, Jon Jost has upped the ante in trying to get Boston University film professor Ray Carney to return the films and archives of Mark Rapporport to him by having a petition signed by over 1,000 film professionals delivered to school administrators, who are unfortunately in a position to not do anything — yet.
  7. Filmmaker Bob Moricz contemplates being all over the place vs. being too focused in one’s work.
  8. Here’s an awesome photo of Jonas Mekas hard at work editing.
  9. Bill Plympton shares his thoughts on this year’s animated short films that are eligible for an Oscar.

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