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JPEX: Japanese Experimental Film & Video, 1955 - Now: Expanded Visions, Part 1 and 2

various. Japan, USA. 1974 - 2002.

Title:
JPEX: Japanese Experimental Film & Video, 1955 - Now: Expanded Visions, Part 1 and 2
Director:
various
Production Co:
various
Country:
Japan, USA
Year:
1974 - 2002
Description:
2 videodiscs of 2.   DVD - Region 1.   viewing copy.
Compilation.   98 minutes.   color and b/w.   sound.  
Language:
Japanese and French
Genre:
Experimental / Avant Garde
Notes:
In the first program of the JPEX series, the extraordinary canon of mid-century Japanese formal experimentation is expanded and enriched in light of more recent contributions. Collectively, these filmmakers probe the possibilities of cinematic representation, linear temporality, repetition, sensory overload, forgetfulness, perception, and madness. Curated by Jonathan M. Hall and Michelle Puetz. DISC 1 includes: SHIKI SOKU ZE KU (Matsumoto Toshio, 1975, color, 8 min.); AT SANTA MONICA 1 (Idemitsu Mako, 1974, color, 6 min.); LE CINEMA (Okuyama Jun’ichi, 1975, b/w, 5 min.); MY MOVIE MELODIES (Okuyama, 1980, b/w, 6 min.); SNARL-UP!!! (Okamoto Akio, 2001, color, 8 min.); HELIOGRAPHY (Yamazaki Hiroshi, 1979, color, 6 min.); CESSNA (Nakajima Takashi, 1974, color, 20 min.) DISC 2 includes: COFFEE BREAK (Furukawa Taku, 1977, color, 3 min.); ATMAN (Matsumoto Toshio, 1975, color, 11 min.); SPACY (Ito Takashi, 1981, color and b/w, 10 min.); OBSERVATION (Yamazaki Hiroshi, 1975, b/w, 10 min.); WHY? REMIX (Tanaami Keiichi, 2002, color, 5 min.).
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