Manny Farber's Film Syllabus - Winter 1988

The films shown by Farber in his legendary film survey at the University of California, San Diego, the last semester he would teach it. List from the 2018 MOCA monograph One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art. The first four were all one session, as were the Akerman/Herzog/Aldrich. The rest paired off for each week of the course (Hitchcock/Godard, Sturges/Rossellini, and so forth).

  • Les Carabiniers
  • Broken Blossoms
  • The Musketeers of Pig Alley
  • Fat City
  • Rear Window
  • Weekend
  • Journey to Italy
  • The Palm Beach Story
  • Something Wild
  • Bringing Up Baby
  • The Story of the Last Chrysanthemum
  • Point Blank
  • Katzelmacher
  • Mean Streets
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce 1080 Bruxelles
  • Fata Morgana
  • Kiss Me Deadly
  • Gun Crazy
  • Pickup on South Street
  • Out of the Past
  • Floating Clouds
  • La Bête Humaine
  • Mouchette