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Masterworks of American Avant-Garde Experimental Film. 1920 - 1970

various. USA. 1920 - 1970.

Title:
Masterworks of American Avant-Garde Experimental Film. 1920 - 1970
Director:
various
Country:
USA
Year:
1920 - 1970
Publisher:
Flicker Alley, 2015
Description:
2 videodiscs of 2.   BluRay - Zone A.   viewing copy.
Compilation.   418 minutes.   color and b/w.   sound.  
Language:
English
Genre:
Experimental / Avant Garde
Notes:
Disc One contains: MANHATTA (Paul Strand & Charles Sheeler, 1921, 12 min.); BALLET MECANIQUE (Ferdinand Léger, 1924, 16 min.); ANEMIC CINEMA (Marcel Duchamp, 1924, 7 min.); THE LIFE AND DEATH OF 9413, A HOLLYWOOD EXTRA (Robert Florey, 1927, 13 min.); SKYSCRAPER SYMPHONY (Robert Florey, 1929, 9 min.); MECHANICAL PRINCIPLES (Ralph Steiner, 1930, 10 min.); A BRONX MORNING (Jay Leyda, 1931, 14 min.); LOT IN SODOM (J.S. Watson Jr., Melville Webber, Alec Wilder, & Remsen Wood, 1933, 26 min.); POEM 8 (Emlen Etting, 1932, 20 min.); AN OPTICAL POEM (Oskar Fischinger, 1938, 7 min.); THIMBLE THEATER (Joseph Cornell, 1938, 6 min.); TARANTELLA (Mary Ellen Bute and Ted Nemeth, 1940, 4 min.); THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS (Rudy Burckhardt, 1940, 8 min.); 1941 (Francis Lee, 1941, 4 min.); MESHES OF THE AFTERNOON (Maya Deren, 1943, 14 min.); MEDITATION ON VIOLENCE (Maya Deren, 1948, 12 min.); IN THE STREET (Helen Levitt, 1948, 17 min.). Disc Two Contains: FOUR IN THE AFTERNOON (James Broughton, 1950-51, 14 min.); ABSTRONIC (Mary Ellen Bute, 1952, 6 min.); EAUX D’ARTIFICE (Kenneth Anger, 1953, 13 min.); BELLS OF ATLANTIS (Ian Hugo, 1952-53, 9 min.); EVOLUTION (Jim Davis, 1954, 8 min.); GYROMORPHOSIS (Hy Hirsh, 1954, 7 min.); HURRY, HURRY! (Marie Menken, 1957, 4 min.); N.Y., N.Y. (Francis Thompson, 1958, 15 min.); 9 VARIATIONS ON A DANCE THEME (Hilary Harris, 1966, 13 min.); CASTRO STREET (THE COMING OF CONSCIOUSNESS) (Bruce Baillie, 1966, 10 min.); FILM THAT RISES TO THE SURFACE OF CLARIFIED BUTTER (Owen Land, 1968, 8 min.); Excerpt from WALDEN: DIARIES, NOTES, AND SKETCHES (Jonas Mekas, 1969, 13 min.); OUR LADY OF THE SPHERE (Larry Jordan, 1969, 9 min.); LOVE IT/LEAVE IT (Tom Palazzolo, 1970, 14 min.); DL2 (Lawrence Janiak, 1970, 12 min.); TRANSPORT (Amy Greenfield, 1970, 6 min.). Supplemental features include: SAPPHO AND JERRY, PARTS 1-3 (Bruce Posner, 1977-78, 6 minutes); CH’AN (Francis Lee, 1983, 6 minutes); SEASONS... (Phil Solomon & Stan Brakhage, 2002, 16 minutes); booklet with film synopses and artist bios.
Loan Terms:
Winter 2018 Non-Circulating. For use on-site only.
Status:
In