OVID.tv – NOW STREAMING: Chris Marker’s “A Grin Without a Cat,” Guy Debord’s “The Society of the Spectacle” & More

A Grin Without A Cat
A Film by Chris Marker
 A GRIN WITHOUT A CAT is Chris Marker’s epic film-essay on the worldwide political wars of the 60’s and 70’s: Vietnam, Bolivia, May ’68, Prague, Chile, and the fate of the New Left.

The Society of the Spectacle
A Film by Guy Debord
 Beloved by filmmakers like Olivier Assayas, Guy Debord’s situationist classic “The Society of the Spectacle” is available on OVID in an exclusive new version featuring an English language voiceover produced by Light Industry, a venue for film and electronic art in Brooklyn, and narrated by Paul Chan.

Behind the Scenes on New Version of
“The Society of the Spectacle”

 OVID’s Director of Digital Media, Sara Leavitt, has posted about her behind-the-scenes work on the new version of “The Society of the Spectacle.” She writes, “On OVID, we have the French original with commentary by Guy Debord himself, and one with an English voiceover.

When we first received the restored film from Films du Losange, we noticed that Guy Debord’s French voiceover layered with English subtitles was overwhelming to viewers if they weren’t fluent in French…”

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Eric Rohmer Collection
 Experience the talent of New Wave master Eric Rohmer through his two films “Full Moon in Paris” a modern, wry observation of youth and love in 1980s Paris and “The Marquise of O,” a dreamy adaptation of the classic short story by Heinrich von Kleist.
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