Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Film - The 1950s

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Four in the afternoon
16mm 1.37:1 black & white sound, 14 minutes; production Farallone Films; with Anna Halprin, Welland Lathrop, John Graham; music by William O. Smith.Game Little Gladys, The Gardner's Son; Princess Printemps_and_The…
Abstronic
35mm 1.37:1 color sound, 5:45 minutes; music_Hoe Down_by Aaron Copland,_Ranch House Party_by Don Gillis; preserved by Bruce Posner and Anthology Film Archives at Cineric, Inc. and Trackwise from composite prints…
Eaux d'artifice
16mm 1.37:1 black & white tinted color sound, 12:57 minutes; with Carmilla Salvatorelli; music "Winter" movement of_The Four Seasons_by Antonio Vivaldi; courtesy of the filmmaker. The Villa d'Este sculpture gardens…
Bells of Atlantis
16mm 1.37.1 color sound, 9:27 minutes; acted & recited by Anais Nin from Nin's_House of Incest;_ production, photography Ian Hugo; abstract color effects Len Lye, Ian Hugo; electronic music by…
Evolution
16mm 1.37:1 color sound, 8:01 minutes I try to leave the imagination of the spectator as free as possible by using purely invented, abstract forms rather than representational forms. In…
Gyromorphosis
16mm 1.37:1 color sound, 6:40 minutes; music Django by John Lewis, played by the Modern Jass Quartet; courtesy of Angeline Pike, Creative Film Society. Gyromorphosis strives to bring into actuality…
Hurry, Hurry!
16mm 1.37:1 color sound, 4:27 minutes. Filmmaking was a natural evolution while I was engaged in painting, particularly since I was primarily concerned in capturing light, its effect on textured…
N.Y., N.Y.
35mm from 16mm 1.37:1 color sound, 15:10 minutes; production assistance D.A. Pennebaker; music by Gene Forrell; preserved by Bruce Posner and Anthology Film Archives at Cineric, Inc., and Trackwise from…

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