Unseen Cinema 7: Viva La Dance - The Beginnings of Ciné-Dance (1894-1946)

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Unseen Cinema 7: Viva La Dance
The Beginnings of Ciné-Dance (1894-1946)

1894

VIVA LA DANCE is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema.

Dance and film have shared the aspiration to creatively sculpt motion and time. Some of the first films...

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Directors
Al Brick, Anthony Gross, Charles Allen, David Bradley, Dudley Murphy, Edmund Tisse, Emlen Etting, Francis Bruguière, Francis Trevelyan Miller, Frederick S. Armitage, Grigory Alexandrov, Hector Hoppin, James White, Looney Lens, Mary Ellen Bute, Miklos Bandy, Norman Bel Geddes, Norman McLaren, Ralph Steiner, Sara Kathryn Arledge, Sergei Eisenstein, Slavko Vorpapich, Stella Simon, Ted Nemeth, W.L.K. Dickson, Willard Van Dyke, William Heise

In This Series

Annabelle Dances and Dances (1894-1897) - 8 films
Annabelle Dances and Dances (1894-1897) - 8 films
Early Superimpositions (1896-1900) - 3 films
Early Superimpositions (1896-1900) - 3 films
Diana the Huntress - excerpt
Diana the Huntress - excerpt
The Soul of the Cypress
The Soul of the Cypress
Looney Lens Series: Pas de deux
Looney Lens Series: Pas de deux
Hands: The Life and Loves of the Gentler Sex
Hands: The Life and Loves of the Gentler Sex
Mechanical Principles
Mechanical Principles
Tilly Losch in Her Dance of the Hands
Tilly Losch in Her Dance of the Hands
Sergei Eisenstein's Mexican Footage
Sergei Eisenstein's Mexican Footage
Death Day
Death Day
Oramunde: An Etude on the Theme of Melissande
Oramunde: An Etude on the Theme of Melissande
Hands
Hands
La Joie de vivre
La Joie de vivre
Dada
Dada
Escape
Escape
Abstract Experiment in Kodachrome c.1940-50s
Abstract Experiment in Kodachrome c.1940-50s
Tarantella
Tarantella
Spook Sport: A Graveyard Gambol
Spook Sport: A Graveyard Gambol
Danse Macabre
Danse Macabre
Peer Gynt - “Pagan Dance”
Peer Gynt - “Pagan Dance”
Introspection
Introspection