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Treasures IV: American Avant-Garde Film, 1947-1986

Baillie, Bruce; Berman, Wallace; Brakhage, Stan; Breer, Robert; Clarke, Shirley; Cornell, Joseph; De Hirsch, Storm; Frampton, Hollis; Gottheim, Larry; Jacobs, Ken; Jordan, Lawrence; Kuchar, George; Land, Owen; Lawder, Standish; Levine, Saul; Maclaine, Christopher; Mekas, Jonas; Menken, Marie; Nelson, Robert; Wiley, William T.; O’Neill, Pat; Rice, Ron; Sharits, Paul; Shimane, Jane Conger Belson; Smith, Harry; Strand, Chick; Warhol, Andy. USA. 1947 - 1986.

Title:
Treasures IV: American Avant-Garde Film, 1947-1986
Director:
Baillie, Bruce; Berman, Wallace; Brakhage, Stan; Breer, Robert; Clarke, Shirley; Cornell, Joseph; De Hirsch, Storm; Frampton, Hollis; Gottheim, Larry; Jacobs, Ken; Jordan, Lawrence; Kuchar, George; Land, Owen; Lawder, Standish; Levine, Saul; Maclaine, Christopher; Mekas, Jonas; Menken, Marie; Nelson, Robert; Wiley, William T.; O’Neill, Pat; Rice, Ron; Sharits, Paul; Shimane, Jane Conger Belson; Smith, Harry; Strand, Chick; Warhol, Andy
Country:
USA
Year:
1947 - 1986
Publisher:
National Film Preservation Foundation, 2009
Description:
2 videodiscs of 2.   DVD - Region free.   viewing copy.
Compilation.   312 minutes.   color and b/w.   sound - Dolby digital monaural.   fullscreen
Language:
English
Genre:
Experimental / Avant Garde; Animation; Documentary
Notes:
Includes: FILM NO. 3: INTERWOVEN (Harry Smith, 1947-1949, 3 minutes); NOTES ON THE CIRCUS (Jonas Mekas, 1966, 12 minutes); HERE I AM (Bruce Baillie, 1962, 10 minutes); FAKE FRUIT FACTORY (Chick Strand, 1986, 22 minutes); ODDS & ENDS(Jane Conger Belson Shimane, 1959, 4 minutes); EYEWASH (Robert Breer, 1959, 3 minutes); PEYOTE QUEEN (Storm De Hirsch, 1965, 9 minutes); 7362 (Pat O’Neill, 1967, 10 minutes); ALEPH (Wallace Berman, 1955-1966?, 8 minutes); NOTE TO PATI (Saul Levine, 1969, 7 minutes); BY NIGHT WITH TORCH AND SPEAR (Joseph Cornell, 1940s?, 8 minutes); THE RIDDLE OF LUMEN (Stan Brakhage, 1972, 13 minutes); THE END (Christopher Maclaine, 1953, 34 minutes); BRIDGES-GO-ROUND (Shirley Clarke, 1958, 4 minutes); GO! GO! GO! (Marie Menken, 1962-1964, 11 minutes); LITTLE STABS AT HAPPINESS (Ken Jacobs, 1959-1963, 15 minutes); CHUMLUM (Ron Rice, 1964, 23 minutes); MARIO BANANA (NO. 1) (Andy Warhol, 1964, 4 minutes); I, AN ACTRESS (George Kuchar, 1977, 9 minutes); THE OFF-HANDED JAPE... & HOW TO PULL IT OFF (Robert Nelson & William T. Wiley, 1967, 8 minutes); NEW IMPROVED INSTITUTIONAL QUALITY: IN THE ENVIRONMENT OF LIQUIDS AND NASALS A PARASITIC VOWEL SOMETIMES DEVELOPS (Owen Land, 1976, 10 minutes); HAMFAT ASAR (Lawrence Jordan, 1965, 13 minutes); NECROLOGY (Standish Lawder, 1969-1970, 11 minutes); FOG LINE (Larry Gottheim, 1970, 11 minutes); (NOSTALGIA) (Hollis Frampton, 1971, 36 minutes); BAD BURNS (Paul Sharits, 1982, 6 minutes). Supplemental materials: informational booklet (information about individual films replicated on chapter menus); optional newly-composed music soundtrack by John Zorn to select films.
Status:
In