Schmitz, John E.
Most widely held works by John E Schmitz
Avant-garde. experimental cinema, 1922-1954 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
The second law of life : energy, technology, and the future of Earth as we know it by John E. J Schmitz ( )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compelling and important look at the history and evolution of the second law of thermodynamics (entropy) and its effect on society, culture, and daily life