The First Movie

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Director
Mark Cousins
Runtime
1 h 16 min
Release Date
14 December 2009
Genres
Documentary
Overview
An innovative 'magic realist' documentary set in Iraq. Filmmaker Mark Cousins, who was brought up in a Northern Irish war zone, travels to Goptapa, a Kurdish-Iraqi village of just 700 people on a tributary of the Tigris river, and tries to make a dream film about a place that is normally only portrayed in current affairs programmes. He gives the kids cameras. They make little movies about war, love, a fish that goes to a magical place, and a chicken who debates justice. Despite the production being stopped twice by the Iraqi secret police, The First Movie is about wonder and the power of the imagination.
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  • SilverDocs 2011
    (”The First Movie” is briefly mentioned in this.)

    SilverDocs 2011

    As I type, I am standing in line for a film called THE REDEMPTION OF GENERAL BUTT-NAKED. Only at a porn theater or a film festival. The fact I’m saying this publicly should tell you which one it is.

    I am certain that GENERAL BUTT-NAKED is a legitimate film which my confessor will not have to hear about. It’s about a recent African warlord whose method of intimidating his enemies was to fight — well, I think the title gives away how. I dunno whether the film will be good; have no sense of the “buzz.” And I might not even get in, though I probably will (I’m 4th in the queue for last-minute tickets, which usually is close enough to cover cancellations, people not picking up online orders, corporate bloc-buys not all being used, etc.)

    But all that is the fun of a film festival, in this case SilverDocs, an annual showcase for nonfiction films (mostly) at the AFI Silver theatre in the Washington suburb of Silver Spring, MD.

    I also plan on getting in line tomorrow after work for THE INTERRUPTERS by Steve James, who also has made a film about inner-city black struggles that you may have heard of (it’s called HOOP DREAMS).

    And from Thursday on, my schedule is set, though I may add another film or two if buzz says I should and I can get into the queue early enough.

    THURSDAY

    GRANDE HOTEL
    10:15 AM (70 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 2

    WHERE SOLDIERS COME FROM
    12:15 PM (90 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 3

    THE LOVING STORY
    2:45 PM (77 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 1

    BETTER THIS WORLD
    5:00 PM (93 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 1

    THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE (1967-1975)
    10:00 PM (93 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 1

    FRIDAY

    THE NIGHT WATCHMAN (EL VELADOR)
    11:00 AM (72 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 3

    INCENDIARY: THE WILLINGHAM CASE
    1:15 PM (101 min.)
    Discovery HD Theater

    CATCHING HELL
    4:30 PM (103 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 1

    HOT COFFEE
    7:15 PM (95 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 1

    FAMILY INSTINCT
    10:00 PM (58 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 3

    SATURDAY

    THE FIRST MOVIE
    10:15 AM (76 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 2

    FIRE IN BABYLON
    5:45 PM (82 min.)
    Discovery HD Theater

    LIFE IN A DAY
    10:00 PM (90 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 1

    SUNDAY

    AT THE EDGE OF RUSSIA
    10:00 AM (72 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 3

    PROJECT NIM
    11:30 AM (93 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 1

    REVENGE OF THE ELECTRIC CAR
    4:15 PM (90 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 1

    SOUND IT OUT
    8:45 PM (78 min.)
    AFI Silver Theater 1

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    1. Oh, good–you’re back! I was starting to worry a little.

      Returning to films: what are your thoughts on “Tree of Life”? Haven’t seen it yet, and I have to admit Malick leaves me slightly cold with his technique. But I am curious about this one.

      Comment by Dale Price | June 22, 2011 | Reply


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