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ENTER HERE: Ilya and Emilia Kabakov (2013)
103:00 - HD Feature-length documentary portrait
of the world-renowned Russian artists.
Cinematography and Editor: Ken Kobland
Producer / Director: Amei Wallach
Distributed by First Run Features (USA) Pretty Pictures (Europe)


Rumstick Road

Rumstick Road (2013)
Video re-construction of archival material of Spalding Gray
and Elizabeth LeCompte's landmark 1977 theater production.
Editor: Ken Kobland
Directed by Elizabeth LeCompte
Produced by THE WOOSTER GROUP, NYC



New York Conversations (2010)
64:00, 16mm-to-video documentary.
Editor: Ken Kobland
Directed by Anton Vidokle


Louise Bourgeois

LOUISE BOURGEOIS: The Spider, The Mistress,
and The Tangerine
(2008)
20:00 - 16mm Documentary on Louise Bourgeois
Cinematography and Editor: Ken Kobland
Producer / Director: Marion Cajori and Amei Wallach
Executive Producer: The Art Kaleidoscope Foundation, Inc.



Chuck Close (2007)
60:00 - Super 16 and Digi-Beta documentary about the artist.
Cinematography and Associate Editor: Ken Kobland
Writer / Producer / Director: Marion Cajori
Executive Producers: The Art Kaleidoscope Foundation, Inc. and MUSE
Emmy Nominations: Director, Cinematography and Editing


The Gates (2006)
16mm Documentary of Cristo and Jeanne Claude's Central Park Project.
Cinematography: Ken Kobland and others
Produced by Maysles Bros. Film



The Making of The Crying Game (2005)
Documentary of the making of the film.
Director of Photography: Ken Kobland
Produced by Lions Gate Films
Directed by Susan Ricketts


The Wooster Group On Tour (2001)
(60:00) Digital Video available on The Wooster Group's HOUSE/LIGHTS DVD
Cinematography and Editor: Ken Kobland
Documentary of the New York experimental theater company on tour in Glasgow, Scotland, 2000, installing their production of HOUSE/LIGHTS.



Art 21 (2000-03)
Digi-Beta Episodes for documentary series of artists' portraits
such as Elizabeth Murray, here working on "Bop."
Cinematography: Ken Kobland
Produced by ART 21 for WGBH-Boston


Jackson Pollock (1998)
30:00 - DVm Documentary portrait of the artist.
and
Lucas Samarras (1997)
DVm Documentary portrait of the artist.
Cinematography: Ken Kobland
Produced for the OVATION Network



Off The Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's (1997)
90:00 - 16mm Documentary on the famous Hollywood Restaurant
Cinematography: Ken Kobland
Produced by Robert Pulcini and Shari Berman
"One of the 10 Best Documentaries of 1997"



End Credits (1994)
(7:00) Video documentary
Cinematography and Editor: Ken Kobland
Credit sequence for Jill Godmilow's film on Ron Vawter's performance of
"Roy Cohen/Jack Smith"
SCREENING: New York Film Festival /Video, 1994

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Joan Mitchell: Portrait of an Abstract Painter (1992)
60:00 - 16mm Documentary
Cinematography: Ken Kobland
Writer / Director: Marion Cajori
Producers: Marion Cajori and Christian Blackwood (CBPI)
Executive Producer: Art Kaleidoscope Foundation, Inc.
Awards: Gold Plaque, Chicago Film Festival, 1992; Grand Prize, International Film Festival for Films on Art (FIFA), Montreal,1993


Leonard Bernstein's New York (1998)
60:00 - 16mm Documentary,
The Gypsy Kings (1996)
60:00 - 16mm Music Documentary,
and
Country Rhythm and Blues (1994)
60:00 - 16mm Music Documentary for PBS-TV
Cinematography: Ken Kobland
Producer/Director Perry Films



James Bidgood - "Pink Narcissus" (1999)
30:00 - DVm Documentary on the photographer and filmmaker,
In the Shadow of Marilyn (1996)
60:00 - 16mm Documentary / Fiction,
and

Edward Hopper: The Silent Witness (1994)
60:00 - Video Documentary / Fiction on the artist
Cinematography: Ken Kobland
Producer: ZDF-TV, Germany
Director: Wolfgang Hastert



Wrong Guys (1995)
90:00 - 35mm / DV Feature (uncompleted)
Director of Photography and Editor: Ken Kobland
Written by James Strahs
Part of the Whitney Biennial in 1997,
Independent Feature Film Market, NYC in 1997
Berlin and Rotterdam Feature Film Markets in 1998



White Homeland Commando (1990)
60:00 - Video fiction narrative
Director of Photography: Ken Kobland
Directed by Elizabeth LeCompte
with THE WOOSTER GROUP, NYC



Flaubert Dreams of Travel (1986)
(20:00) Video fiction made for The Wooster Group's
production of "St. Anthony"
Cinematography and Editor: Ken Kobland
Directed by Elizabeth LeCompte
AWARD: San Francisco Golden Gate Award, 1987

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Miami Man in Landscape Loop (1983)
(18:00) Video made for The Wooster Group's production, "LSD"
Cinematography and Editor: Ken Kobland



Point Judith Film (1980)
(24:00) 16mm: part of a performance piece by THE WOOSTER GROUP / Elizabeth LeCompte & Spalding Gray, (1980-81)
Cinematography and Editor: Ken Kobland



Nayatt School Film (1978-79)
(25:00) 16mm: exhibited as part of "Nayatt School", a performance piece
by THE WOOSTER GROUP / Elizabeth LeCompte & Spalding Gray
Cinematography and Editor: Ken Kobland



The Tooth of Crime (1975)
90:00 16mm: of the Performance Group's production of the Sam Shepard play
Cinematography and Editing: Ken Kobland
Co-directed with James McCarthy
SCREENING: Whitney Museum New American Filmmakers Series, 1975

Houdini (1973)
(3:00) 16mm
(with James McCarthy)


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