Biography


A FILMOGRAPHY

The films listed below were all written, directed, photographed, and edited by Jon Jost, unless otherwise noted. In addition Jost was responsible for all graphics, animation, and effects. The films were all produced and/or co-produced by Jost except for UNO A ME, UNO A TE E UNO A RAFFAELE.

 

FEATURE LENGTH FILMS

2014

BLUE STRAIT (85 mins, HD, Port Angeles Wa.)

THEY HAD IT COMING (85 mins, HD, Stanberry Mo.)

BOWMAN LAKE (144 mins, Glacier National Park,Mt.)

2012

COMING TO TERMS (89 mins, HD, Butte, Mt.)

CANYON (79 mins, HD, Grand Canyon, Az.)

THE NARCISSUS FLOWERS OF KATSURA-SHIMA (76 mins, HD, Japan)

2011
IMAGENS DE UMA CIDADE PERDIDA (92 mins, DV, Lisbon/Seoul)

DISSONANCE (62 mins, HD, London, Raipur India, Lisbon)

TRINITY (58 mins, HD, Karlsruhe, Rome, Seoul)

2010
SWIMMING IN NEBRASKA (76 mins, DV, Lincoln NE.)

2009
RANT, 87 mins, DV, NYC. (Edited by Marcella Di Palo Jost and Jon Jost )

2008
PARABLE, 76 mins, DV; Lincoln NE (edited Jost/Di Palo)

2007
OVER HERE, 78 mins, DV, color, Portland, Oregon (edit Jost/Di Palo)

2006
LA LUNGA OMBRA, 77 mins, DV, color-B&W/sound; Capalbio, Italy
PASSAGES, 60 mins, DV, color-B&W/sound; shot 1996-2005 around the world

2004
HOMECOMING, 104 mins, DV, color/sound. Newport, Oregon

CHHATTISGARH SKETCHES, 76 mins, DV, color/sound. Raipur, India
VERGESSENSFUGE, 64 mins, DV, color/sound. Karlsruhe, Germany (ZKM)

2002
OUI NON, 116 mins, digital video-for-projection, color/sound. Paris, France; Rome, Italy

2001
ROMA - un ritratto (im)provvisorio. 58 mins, digital video-for-projection, color/sound. Rome, Italy

2000
MURI ROMANI, 80 mins, digital video-for-projection, color/sound. Rome, Italy
6 EASY PIECES, 68 mins, digital video-for-projection, color/sound. Rome, Italy

1999
NAS CORRENTES DE LUZ DA RIA FORMOSA, 112 mins, digital video-for-projection, color/sound. Cabanas, Portugal; Rome, Italy

1997
LONDON BRIEF, 92 minutes, digital video-for-projection, color/sound. London, UK

1994
UNO A ME, UNO A TE E UNO A RAFFAELE, 85 minutes, 35mm color/sound; Rome, Italy

1993
FRAME-UP, (1992-3), 90 minutes, 35mm color/sound; Newport, Oregon

1992
THE BED YOU SLEEP IN, 110 minutes, 35mm color/sound; Toledo, Oregon

1991
ALL THE VERMEERS IN NEW YORK, (1989-90), 87 minutes, 35mm color/sound; New York City
SURE FIRE, (1988-90), 88 minutes, 35mm c/s; Circleville, Utah

1988
REMBRANDT LAUGHING, 100 minutes, 16mm c/s; San Francisco. Produced by Jon Jost
PLAIN TALK AND COMMON SENSE (uncommon senses) (1986-8), 117 minutes, 16mm c/bw/s; throughout USA

1987
BELL DIAMOND, 1985, 96 minutes, 16mm c/s; Butte, Montana

1983
SLOW MOVES, 1983, 93 minutes, 16mm c/s; San Francisco

1980
STAGEFRIGHT, 75 minutes, 16mm c/s; West Berlin

1978
CHAMELEON, 90 minutes, 16 to 35mm c/s; Los Angeles

1977
LAST CHANTS FOR A SLOW DANCE (dead end), 90 minutes, 16mm c/s. Missoula, Montana

1976
ANGEL CITY, 76 minutes, 16mm c/s; Los Angeles

1973
SPEAKING DIRECTLY (some American notes), 110 minutes, 16mm c/s; Cottage Grove, Oregon; Kalispell, Montana

 

INSTALLATIONS

AT PLAY IN THE FIELDS OF THE LORD, single screen, 23 mins, presented Modern Arts Midwest, Lincoln, Nebraska, March 2007

TRINITY, seven screen video installation, presented at ZKM, autumn 2002;
Calcutta American Center, 2003. Made for ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany.

MURI ROMANI, single screen installation presentation, spring, 2003, Rome, in context of Roma International Photography Exhibit run by the city's Mayor's office

 

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