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Essential Viewing: Keyframe’s Year in Video

The top video essays we produced this year.

By Kevin B. Lee December 29, 2011

Director Claire Denis contributed to an exclusive video essay about her film "35 Shots of Rum"

One of the distinctive features of Keyframe are its video essays, which can be found on Fandor’s YouTube and Vimeo channels as well as on my own YouTube and Vimeo pages. Here is an index of the top video essays produced this year, with more to come in 2012.

Micky Vs. Marky – The Same Fight Twice
edited by Kevin B. Lee

Do-It-Yourself Auteurs (Presented by Roger Ebert)
written and narrated by Steven Boone, edited by Kevin B. Lee

The Good “Bad” Acting of Juliette Binoche
written and narrated by Aaron Cutler, edited by Kevin B. Lee

Diary for David Holzman Part 1: The Sons and Daughters of David
written, narrated and edited by Kevin B. Lee

Diary for David Holzman Part 2: Getting to the “Real” Stuff
written, narrated and edited by Kevin B. Lee

Claire Denis on “35 Shots of Rum”
narrated by Claire Denis, edited by Kevin B. Lee

Manohla Dargis on “Poetry”
written by Manohla Dargis, narrated by Anne Hockens, edited by Kevin B. Lee

Cut Up in a Dream: Guy Maddin’s “Cowards Bend the Knee” (NSFW)
written and narrated by Matt Zoller Seitz, edited by Kevin B. Lee

“Godardloop” Turns 50 Years of Cinema Into A Split-Screen Work of Art
produced by Michael Baute, edited by Bettina Blickwede

“Fall,” A Video Poem for Buster Keaton
written by Dana Stevens, edited by Kevin B. Lee

The Spielberg Face
written, narrated and edited by Kevin B. Lee

Kevin B. Lee is editor of Keyframe. Follow him on Twitter.

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