Prime Time in the Camps
Chris Marker • 27m
Directed by Chris Marker • Documentary • 1993 • 28 minutes
In Roska Camp in Slovenia, Bosnian refugees, deprived of their belongings, decide with the technical help of an N.G.O. to create a way to share information. They decide to make a television program, edited with equipment to make it look like actual TV — with anchorpersons, jingles, and pirating of shows that talk about them.
Up Next in Chris Marker
Directed by Chris Marker • Documentary • 1990 • 29 minutes
Some months after the fall of the Berlin wall, Chris Marker shot this passionate documentary, reflecting the state of the place and its spirit with remarkable acuity. It is a complete version of a film that was created for French televis...
The Owl's Legacy: Symposium, or Accep...
Directed by Chris Marker • Documentary • 1989 • 26 minutes
“The wake of our dreams is Greek” --George Steiner
This episode sets the tone for the rest of the series, introducing the fundamental idea Marker and his participants explore: For centuries, we’ve used Greek civilization as a touchstone...
Bullfight in Okinawa
Directed by Chris Marker • Documentary • 1994 • 4 minutes
Two enormous black bulls engage in a contest of brute force, egged on by their screaming handlers, as they butt heads and lock horns in an attempt to rout their opponent. Part of Chris Marker's Bestiary.