Lists by mietsju

a list of 721 titles
"This is not a list of cinema's greatest hits nor of the best films and videos of all time; this inventory, in short, does not seek to create a canon. Rather, the entries on the following pages reflect a variety of criteria. Some works are exemplary, others important or influential, others in some respect noteworthy. Not every title on the list, it goes without saying, is the object of unquestioned or unconditional veneration. This document is above all meant to serve as an educational resource that offers guidance and encouragement as students seek to find points of orientation within the vast history of film and video." Original list last edited june 2010

Because I could find very few of the 'Videos' and 'Video Istallations' documented on IMDB, I've listed these separately:


The Best of Ernie Kovacs (Ernie Kovacs, 1957ff., US)
Vertical Roll (Joan Jonas, 1972, US)
Selected Works: Reel 4 (William Wegman, USA, 1972)
Theme Song (Vito Acconci, 1973, US)
Three Transitions (Peter Campus, 1973, US)
Global Groove (Nam June Paik, 1973, US)
Television Delivers People (Richard Serra, 1973, US)
Children’s Tapes (Terry Fox, 1974, US)
Body Music (Charlemagne Palestine, 1974, US)
The Eternal Frame (T.R. Uthco and Ant Farm, 1975, US)
Revolve (Nancy Holt, 1977, YS)
The Red Tapes (Vito Acconci, 1977, US)
The Reflecting Pool (Bill Viola, 1977-79, US)
Technology/Transformation (Wonder Woman) (Dara Birnbaum, 1978, US)
Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry (Dara Birnbaum, 1979, US)
Hearts (Barbara Buckner, 1979, US)
Sunstone (Ed Emshwiller, 1979, US)
Beneath the Skin (Cecelia Condit, 1981, US)
The Looking Glass (Juan Downey, 1981, US)
Meta Mayan (Edin Vélez, 1981, US)
Smothering Dreams (Daniel Reeves, 1981, US)
Ohio to Giverny: Memory of Light (Mary Lucier, 1983, US)
Subatomic Babies (Shalom Gorewitz, 1983, US)
Anthem (Bill Viola, 1983, US)
Sabda (Daniel Reeves, 1984, US)
Der Riese (Michael Klier, 1984, FRG)
Why Do Things Get in a Muddle? (Come on Petunia) (Gary Hill, 1984, US)
Incidence of Catastrophe (Gary Hill, 1987-8, US)
Not a Jealous Bone (Cecelia Condit, 1987, US)
Art of Memory (Woody and Steina Vasulka, 1987, US)
Berlin: Tourist Journal (Ken Kobland, 1988, US)
Volcano Saga (Joan Jonas, 1989, US)
Site Recite (A Prologue) (Gary Hill, 1989, US)
A TV Dante (Peter Greenaway, 1989, GB)
Histoire(s) du Cinéma (Jean-Luc Godard, 1988-1998, France)
Jollies (Sadie Benning, 1990, US)
The Passing (Bill Viola, 1991, US)
Oh, Rapunzel (Cecelia Condit, 1996, US)


Magnet TV (Nam June Paik, 1965)
Wipe Cycle (Frank Gillette and Ira Schneider, 1969)
Live-Taped Video Corridor (Bruce Nauman, 1970)
R-G-B (Peter Campus, 1974)
dor (Peter Campus, 1975)
Dachau (Beryl Korot, 1974)
TV Buddah (Nam June Paik, 1974)
TV Garden (Nam June Paik, 1974-78)
Dawn Burn (Mary Lucier, 1975)
PM Magazine (Dara Birnbaum, 1982)
Ohio at Giverny (Mary Lucier, 1983)
Room for St. John of the Cross (Bill Viola, 1983)
The Allure of the Concentric (Rita Myers, 1985)
Wilderness (Mary Lucier, 1986)
The Erl King (Graham Weinbren and Roberta Friedman, 1986)
The Terrible Uncertainty of the Thing Described (Doug Hall, 1987)
Clown Torture (Bruce Nauman, 1987)
Inasmuch as it is Already Taking Place (Gary Hill, 1990)
Between Cinema and a Hard Place (Gary Hill, 1991)
Tall Ships (Gary Hill, 1992)
Noah’s Raven (Mary Lucier, 1993)
Stations (Bill Viola, 1994)
Greetings (Bill Viola, 1995)
China (Diana Thater, 1995)