Films byTexts by 1954
François Reichenbach, 1954, 25’

Travel diary in the form of a series of portraits, mute and unmounted intimate images


“Such intense shots on Kodak Ektachrome film are quite rare even in archives.” 

Alexander Horwath 


George Cukor, 1954, 154’

A film star, helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career on a downward spiral.


“I destroy everything I touch.”

Esther Blodgett


Nicholas Ray, 1954, 115’

“I intend to be buried here … in the 20th century!”



“There was theatre (Griffith), poetry (Murnau), painting (Rossellini), dance (Eisenstein), music (Renoir). Henceforward there is cinema. And the cinema is Nicholas Ray.”

Jean-Luc Godard