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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