Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Film - The 1960s

Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Film - The 1960s
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9 Variations on a Dance Theme
16mm 1.37 black & white sound, 12:39 minutes; dancer Bettie de Jong; music by McNeil Robinson. The sensation of our own movement and the perception of movement in the world…
Castro Street
16mm 1.37:1 color sound, 9:59 minutes; preserved by Academy Film Archive in 1999 at Triage Motion Picture Services from camera original sand magnetic soundtrack archived at Pacific Film Archives; mastered…
Film That Rises to the Surface of Clarified Butter
16mm 1.37:1 black & white sound, 8:26 minutes; courtesy of the filmmaker.- George Landow
Excerpt from Walden: Diaries, Notes and Sketches
16mm 1.37:1 color sound except end of Reel 5 and beginning of Reel 6, 13:05 minutes; music by Frederic Chopin, Group Image; with Gideon Backman, Adolfas Makas, Jonas Mekas, Hela…
Our Lady of the Sphere
35mm from 16mm 1.37:1 color sound, 9:14 minutes; preserved by Lawrence Jordan and Michael Hinton from camera originals and magnetic soundtrack; distributor Canyon Cinema; courtesy of the filmmaker. Alchemical images…

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Lindsay

All of the films in this collection offer unique sensorial experiences that stretch the characteristics, conventions, and possibilities of the cinematic medium to its limits. As such, they are all worth a watch. But what I really want to talk about here are the excerpts from Jonas Mekas' ...Read more

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Peter

i'd never seen it before - just beautiful.

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