The listings for the Costa retro are also up on the Tate Modern website. Unfortunately I won't be able to make more than one or two screenings (it would be nice if they showed things more than once, like a real cinema), so I hope more DVDs (esp. of the 90s stuff) are forthcoming.
Programme Six (Friday 2 October 2009, 19.00)...Jean Bricard
Ne change rien, Portugal/France, 2009, 98 min
Programme Seven (Saturday 3 October 2009, 15.00)
This programme presents two films by Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet, whom Costa has previously filmed. Itinéraire de Jean Bricard (France 2008, 40 min) is an evocative telling of the Loire region’s recent history. In Sicilia! (Italy/France 1999, 66 min) a man becomes reacquainted with his native Sicily after having lived in New York.
Programme Eight (Saturday 3 October 2009, 19.00)
In 2001 Costa filmed Straub and Huillet at work editing Sicilia! Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie? (Portugal/France 2001, 104 min), a revealing insight into the working dynamic of two legends of cinema. As an encore 6 Bagatelas (Portugal/France 2003, 18 min) presents six unused scenes from Hidden Smile.
Programme Nine (Sunday 4 October 2009, 12.00)
Jean-Luc Godard, Puissance de la parole, 1988, 25 min / Andy Warhol, Beauty #2, 1965, 66 min / DW Griffith, The Struggle, 1931, 84 min
Programme Ten (Sunday 4 October 2009, 15.00)
Jean-Eustache and Jean-Michel Barjol, The Pig, 1970, 50 min / Jean-Pierre Gorin, Routine Pleasures, 1986, 81 min
is ace. I was complaining the other day that the programme wasn't up yet, so thanks for letting us know, Gropius!