Fall 2019 Featured Film & Performing Arts

French New Wave
Edited by Tony Nourmand. Introduction by Christopher Frayling. Design by Graham Marsh. Text by Alison Elangasinghe.

The definitive celebration of the visual imagery of the French New Wave with its explosive and groundbreaking poster art

The French New Wave of the 1950s and 1960s is one of the most important movements in >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9780957261044
US $59.95 CAN $85.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 11.5 in. / 288 pgs / 250 color / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/03/2019 In stock

Get Out
By Jordan Peele. Text by Tananarive Due.

Jordan Peele’s celebrated screenplay combines horror and dark humor to reveal the terrifying realities of being Black in America

"Blending race-savvy satire with horror to especially potent effect, this bombshell social critique from first-time director >>more

Inventory Press
ISBN 9781941753286
US $19.95 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 4.25 x 7 in. / 224 pgs / 150 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 In stock

Dennis Hopper: In Dreams
Edited by Michael Schmelling.

Unpublished Dennis Hopper: new light on the 1960s and the actor's unique transit through American history

Dennis Hopper: In Dreams connects Dennis Hopper’s roles as an actor, husband, father and photographer. Editor and designer Michael Schmelling >>more

ISBN 9788862086431
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Clth, 9.25 x 8 in. / 132 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 11/26/2019 In stock

Alfred Hitchcock
Text by Gianni Canova, Antonio Costa, Piera Detassis, Stefano Locati, Giorgio Gosetti, Elena Gipponi, Leonardo Capano, Emanuele Bigi.

Behind the scenes of some of the 20th century’s greatest movies with the Master of Suspense

“If you make a bomb go off, the audience has a shock that lasts 10 seconds,” said Alfred Hitchcock. “But >>more

ISBN 9788857240930
US $40.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 11 in. / 152 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock

The Art of Film Projection: A Beginner's Guide
Edited by Paolo Cherchi Usai, Spencer Christiano, Catherine A. Surowiec, Timothy J. Wagner. Foreword by Tacita Dean, Christopher Nolan.

A gorgeous gift for every cinephile, The Art of Film Projection celebrates this enduring analog art

The Art of Film Projection: A Beginner's Guide is a beautifully produced, comprehensive outline of the materials, equipment and knowledge >>more

George Eastman Museum
ISBN 9780935398311
US $29.95 CAN $39.95 TRADE
Hbk, 5.75 x 8 in. / 344 pgs / 25 color / 111 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/22/2019 In stock

I Seem to Live
By Jonas Mekas. Edited by Anne König.

I Seem to Live chronicles the beginnings of New York’s avant-garde film world and the emergence of a counterculture

Jonas Mekas’ I Seem to Live picks up in the 1950s, where his extraordinary and popular memoir >>more

Spector Books
ISBN 9783959052887
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.25 x 8.25 in. / 824 pgs / 230 color / 170 b&w.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 Awaiting stock

Love, Icebox
Edited with text by Laura Kuhn. Photography by Emily Martin.

Cage’s passionate, distraught and affectionate letters to Cunningham provide a vivid portrait of the start of their life together

These early letters from John Cage to Merce Cunningham will be revelatory, for while the two are >>more

The John Cage Trust
ISBN 9781942884385
US $24.95 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 144 pgs / 96 color.
Pub Date: 08/20/2019 In stock

My Mother Laughs
By Chantal Akerman. Translated by Corina Copp.

First published in France in 2013, My Mother Laughs is the final book written by the legendary and beloved Belgian artist and director Chantal Akerman (1950–2015) before her death. A moving and unforgettable memoir, the >>more

The Song Cave
ISBN 9780998829081
US $20.00 CAN $29.95 TRADE
Pbk, 5.5 x 7.5 in. / 175 pgs / 22 color / 7 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/18/2019 Out of stock

Merce Cunningham: Changes
Edited by Frances Starr.

On the occasion of Merce Cunningham’s centennial comes this handsome new edition of his classic and long-out-of-print artist’s book Changes: Notes on Choreography, first published in 1968 by Dick Higgins’ Something Else Press. The book >>more

The Song Cave/Merce Cunningham Trust
ISBN 9780998829074
US $25.00 CAN $34.95 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 9.25 in. / 188 pgs / 16 color / 160 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/18/2019 In stock

Yvonne Rainer: Work 1961–73
Text by Yvonne Rainer.

“It goes without saying that a dance is a dance and a book about dance is a book. Though they may meet at the intersection of Art and Good Intentions, I find myself greedy. I >>more

Primary Information
ISBN 9781732098633
US $40.00 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 7.75 x 10.5 in. / 344 pgs / 225 b&w.
Pub Date: 03/17/2020 Awaiting stock

Color Mania
Edited by Barbara Flückiger, Eva Hielscher, Nadine Wietlisbach.

More than 230 film color processes have been devised in the course of film history, often in connection with photography. Both mediums institutionalized the techniques of hand and stencil coloring as well as toning. Printing >>more

Lars Müller Publishers
ISBN 9783037786079
US $30.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 120 pgs / 54 color.
Pub Date: 12/10/2019 In stock

The Films of Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca
Introduction and text by Emelie Chhangur. Text by Andre Lepecki, Evan Moffitt, Hélio Menezes.

The Brazilian German artist duo of Bárbara Wagner (born 1980) and Benjamin de Burca (born 1975), formed in 2011, counter the impulse to categorize culture in terms that are fixed—or deemed “folk” by organizations such >>more

Art Gallery of York University
ISBN 9780921972792
US $39.95 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 11.25 in. / 128 pgs / 80 color.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 In stock

Lee Chang-dong
Edited by Daniele Riviere. Text by Jean-Philippe Cazier, Véronique Bergen. Interview by Antoine Coppola.

This is the first full monograph on the widely acclaimed South Korean director Lee Chang-dong (born 1954), whose 2018 film Burning was the first Korean production shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. >>more

ISBN 9782914563925
US $39.95 CAN $55.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8.75 x 11 in. / 128 pgs / 50 color / 37 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/08/2019 In stock

Wes Anderson & Juman Malouf: Spitzmaus Mummy in a Coffin and Other Treasures
Edited by Sabine Haag, Jasper Sharp.

In 2016, filmmaker Wes Anderson and his wife, the costume designer and novelist Juman Malouf, were invited to curate an exhibition of objects from the collections of Vienna’s Kunsthistoriches Museum. Established in 1891 by Emperor >>more

Walther König, Köln
ISBN 9783960984443
US $45.00 CAN $62.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 7.5 x 9.5 in. / 176 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 06/18/2019 Out of stock


In this collaborative volume, black-and-white photographs by London-based Russian photographer Sasha Gusov (born 1960) document the shooting of Russian film director Andrei Konchalovsky’s (born 1937) film The Sin. Both taking Michelangelo as their subject, Gusov’s >>more

La Fábrica
ISBN 9788417048839
US $55.00 CAN $75.00 FLAT40
Hbk, 9.5 x 12.5 in. / 172 pgs / 101 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock

Teatro Ojo: At Night, Lightning
Text by Cuauhtémoc Medina, Helena Chávez Mac Gregor, Patricio Villarreal.

In this project, the Mexican experimental theater group Teatro Ojo, founded in 2002, confronts the trauma of violent images in news media and how this stream silences all constructive thought. The group produced a symposium >>more

ISBN 9788417047542
US $19.95 CAN $29.95 FLAT40
Pbk, 6 x 8.75 in. / 256 pgs / 337 color.
Pub Date: 09/17/2019 In stock

Reza Abdoh
Edited by Negar Azimi, Tiffany Malakooti, Michael C. Vazquez. Text by Charlie Fox, Tobi Haslett, Dominic Johnson, Jennifer Krasinski, Nick Mauss, Elizabeth Wiet.

Over a brief, 12-year career, Iranian-born, New York–based director and playwright Reza Abdoh (1963–95) broke all of the conventions of American theater, pushing actors and audiences past their limits to create hallucinatory dreamscapes shot through >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775745529
US $65.00 CAN $90.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9 x 12 in. / 576 pgs / 120 color.
Pub Date: 01/21/2020 Awaiting stock


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