Felix in Wonderland. 2019. France/Germany. Directed by Marie Losier. North American premiere. Courtesy of Ecce Films. In German; English subtitles. 50 min.
Following on her demented yet deeply affectionate collaborations with George Kuchar, Guy Maddin, Genesis P-Orridge, and Cassandra, the Exotico!, Marie Losier unveils her most recent portrait of an oddball creator, the German electronic musician Felix Kubin, which features footage from the live film shoot and concert they recorded during her 2018 retrospective at MoMA.
Raymond Pettibon: A Collection of Lines. 2019. USA. Directed by Spencer Leigh. World premiere. Courtesy Spencer Leigh. 55 min.
Filmed over a period of 14 years, Spencer Leigh’s unprecedented look at the prolific and elusive Raymond Pettibon shows the artist as he toils day and night in his Venice Beach studio on dozens of unfinished drawings, and ruminates on the risks involved in creating works of such stinging satire, erudition, and tenderness.