Avant-garde

Avant-garde

3 : Experimental Cinema, 1922-1954

DVD - 2009
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Long before home video there flourished an alternative cinema culture on college campuses and around art theaters, where foreign film fare was often accompanied by a short subject. As reliable 16mm film equipment became available to non-professionals, artists independent of film centers began experimenting with cinema. Serious film societies sprang up in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, holding semi-private screenings of non-commercial artistic films. For years, these pictures have been exhibited only in infrequent museum screenings, if at all. This collection is of mainly American pictures, principally one-man artistic endeavors made from little more than an artist's desire to express feelings with a camera
Publisher: New York, NY : Kino International, [2009]
Edition: Deluxe two-disc edition
Copyright Date: ©2009
Branch Call Number: DVD FIC Avant 2009
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (approximately 289 min.) : sound & silent, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Antheil, George 1900-1959
Thompson, William C. A.S.C
Mercer, Paul 1971-
Calmel, Roger
Weber, Ben 1916-1979
Thiriet, Maurice 1906-1972
Smith, William O. (William Overton), 1926-
Gerschefski, Edwin 1909-1992
Saint-Saëns, Camille 1835-1921 Danse macabre (Symphonic poem)
Lease, Rex 1903-1966
Lathrop, Welland
Halprin, Anna
Heick, William
Matiesen, Otto -1932
Carliner, Lewis
Harrison, Jean-Pierre
Wood, Bret
Moore, Ben
Ridley, Charles A
Vickman, Leon
Barber, Maurice
Spring, Robert H.
Parker, John J
Block, Bela von
Winik, Leslie - Producer
Marc'O - Director
Cocteau, Jean 1889-1963
Schmitz, John E. - Director
Rohauer, Raymond
Whitney, John Sr.,1917-1995,- Director
Maas, Willard - Director
Kirsanov, Dmitri 1899-1957,- Director
Kessler, Chester - Director
Patchen, Kenneth 1911-1972 Journal of Albion Moonlight
Broughton, James 1913-1999,- Director
Peterson, Sidney 1905-2000,- Director
Huff, Theodore - Director
Munson, Kent - Actor
Nemeth, Ted 1911-1986,- Director
Bute, Mary Ellen - Director
Watson, James S. (James Sibley), 1894-1982,- Director
Klein, Charles F. - Director
Cavalcanti, Alberto - Director
Murphy, Dudley 1897-1968,- Director
Foulkes, Llyn 1934-
Howland, Olin 1886-1959,- Actor
Page, Ruth 1899-1991,- Performer
Bolm, Adolf 1884-1951,- Performer
Gryphon Productions
Cine Art Library
Society of Cinema Arts
Films Kirsanoff (Firm)
Ted Nemeth Studios
International Film Arts Guild
Film Society
Kino International Corporation
Rohauer Collection
George Eastman House. Motion Picture Department
Robair (Firm)
Official Films (Firm)
Farallone Films
California School of Fine Arts (San Francisco, Calif.)
Workshop 20 (Firm)
Visual Symphony Productions
Alternative Title: Experimental cinema, 1922-1954

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