IL CINEMA RITROVATO
DVD AWARDS 2012
Jurors: Lorenzo Codelli, Alexander Horwath, Mark
McElhatten, Paolo Mereghetti, Jonathan Rosenbaum
BEST DVD 2011 / 2012
|THE COMPLETE HUMPHREY JENNINGS (BFI). An ongoing
series that has recently released the second of its three prefigured
volumes. Jennings was the documentarian who witnessed
British history with a deep and poetic gaze during the 30s
and the 40s.
BEST BLU-RAY 2011 / 2012
A HOLLIS FRAMPTON ODYSSEY (Criterion). Including
early films from1966 to 1969, films from 1966 to 1969,
films from HAPAX LEGOMENA, and selected films from
the unfinished MAGELLAN series.
BEST SPECIAL FEATURES (BONUS)
GODZILLA (Criterion), for its historical contextualization.
MOSES UND ARON (New Yorker Video), especially for
inclusion of the libretto in German and English).
THE DEVILS (BFI), for documentation of the various
controversies surrounding the film.
PROVOKING REALITY: DIE “OBERHAUSENER”(Editions
Filmmuseum München), for a “famous” moment in film history
–- The Oberhausen Manifesto of 1962 –- a presentation of 19
forgotten shorts made by artists who signed this manifesto.
LANDSCAPE OF POSTWAR PERIOD (Korean Film
Archive), for four Korean features (THE WIDOW,
THE FLOWER IN HELL, THE MONEY, A DRIFTING
STORY) by four major directors during a very
troubled era–an era which is analyzed in the