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LE CINÉMA BOOK CLUB 3

We invited directors, actors, cinematographers, artists, curators, writers, and friends to send a photo of a film book they love. From personal tributes to adaptation projects, here’s the third edition of Le Cinéma Book Club. Thanks to everyone who sent a book.

Sent by Paul Schrader. Magnificent Obsessions Saved My Life by Matthias Brunner.

Sent by Kelly Reichardt. The George Kuchar Reader edited by Andrew Lampert.

Sent by Alejandro González Iñárritu. R.W. Fassbinder: Film Stills 1966-1982 edited by Lothar Schirmer & Juliane Lorenz.

Sent by Eric K. Yue. Buenos Aires by Christopher Doyle, Robby Müller: Flora Polaroid edited by Andrea Müller-Schirmer, and Instant Light: Tarkovsky Polaroids edited by Andrey Tarkovsky & Giovanni Chiaramonte.

Sent by Savanah Leaf. Luz by Carlos Reygadas.

Sent by Micah Gottlieb. On the Camera Arts and Consecutive Matters: The Writings of Hollis Frampton edited by Bruce Jenkins.

Sent by Martine Syms. Persona and Shame: The Screenplays of Ingmar Bergman by Ingmar Bergman.

Sent by Jerry Schatzberg. Kazan on Kazan "by Michel Ciment, the great critic and dear friend of 50 years who passed away last month.”

Sent by Sofia Coppola. Masters of Light: Conversations with Contemporary Cinematographers by Dennis Schaefer & Larry Salvato.

Sent by Benny Safdie. American Vision: The Films of Frank Capra by Raymond Carney.

Sent by Antonio Campos. The Total FilmMaker by Jerry Lewis.

Sent by Raven Jackson. Devotional Cinema by Nathaniel Dorsky.

Sent by Charlotte Wells. A Modest Pageant: Children, Madonna & Child, Death & Transfiguration, Distant Voices, Still Lives, and The Long Day Closes by Terence Davies

Sent by Darius Khondji. Ingmar Bergman: Carnets 1955-2001 by Ingmar Bergman.

Sent by Frank Lebon. To Petrarca by Jonas Mekas. “This wicked Jonas Mekas book is kind of interesting. It comes with a CD or tape that you listen to whilst you read through the book, it’s like a deconstructed film, I love the format a lot and want to do something similar one day.”

Sent by Shaka King. Rhinestone Sharecropping by Bill Gunn.

Sent by Nick Newman. That Bowling Alley on the Tiber: Tales of a Director by Michelangelo Antonioni. “Collection of short stories and musings that was adapted into Beyond the Clouds, a personal favorite.”

Sent by Nicolas Pedrero-Setzer. Bódy Gábor edited by László Beke & Miklós Peternák.

Sent by Eric Kohn. What is Cinema? by André Bazin.

Sent by Sebastián Silva. On The Pleasure of Hating by William Hazlitt.

Sent by Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović. The Book of Human Insects by Osamu Tezuka “the book I’m adapting” and Tao Te Ching by Lao-Tzu.

Sent by Nan Goldin. Barbara Stanwyck: A Biography by Al DiOrio, A Star Is Born: The Making of the 1954 Movie and Its 1983 Restoration by Ronald Haver, Space Odyssey: Stanley Kubrick, Arthur C. Clarke, and the Making of a Masterpiece by Michael Benson, Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma (DVD with booklet) by Pier Paolo Pasolini.

Sent by Asli Baykal. Burden of Dreams: Screenplays, Journals, Reviews, Photographs edited by Les Blank & James Bogan.

Sent by Stephanie LaCava. Roman Poems by Pier Paolo Pasolini.

Sent by Eliza Hittman. Poetics of Cinema by Raul Ruiz.