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Experimental cinema : the film reader

Author: Wheeler W Dixon; Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2002. ©2002
Series: In focus.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together key writings on American avant-garde cinema to explore the long tradition of underground filmmaking from its origins in the 1920s to the work of contemporary film and video artists.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wheeler W Dixon; Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
ISBN: 0415277876 9780415277877
OCLC Number: 49784601
Description: 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: Toward a new history of the experimental cinema --
Part one. Origins of the American avant-garde cinema, 1920-1959. The first American film avant-garde, 1919-1945 / Jan-Christopher Horak ; Notes on the new American cinema / Jonas Mekas ; The woman filmmaker in the New York avant-garde / Lauren Rabinovitz ; Women in the avant-garde: Germaine Dulac, Maya Deren, Agnès Varda, Chantal Akerman, and Trinh T. Minh-ha / Agnès Varda --
Part two. The 1960s experimental cinema explosion. Pop, queer, or fascist? The ambiguity of mass culture in Kenneth Anger's Scorpio Rising / Juan A. Suarez ; Stan Brakhage: the 60th birthday interview / Suranjan Ganguly ; The perfect queer appositeness of Jack Smith / Jerry Tartaglia ; An interviews with Carolee Schneemann / Kate Haug ; The Flower Thief: the "Film poem," Warhol's early films, and the beat writers / Reva Wolf ; Walking on thin ice: the films of Yoko Ono / Daryl Chin ; Yoko Ono on Yoko Ono / Yoko Ono --
Part three. Structuralism in the 1970s. Structural film / P. Adams Sitney ; Interview with Michael Snow / Scott MacDonald ; The films of Warren Sonbert / Philip Lopate ; Warren Sonbert interview / David Ehrenstein ; An interview with Hollis Frampton / Peter Gidal --
Part four. Alternative cinemas, 1980-2000. Re/constructing lesbian auto/biographies in Tender Fictions and Nitrate Kisses / Gwendolyn Audrey Foster ; The films of Sadie Benning and Su Friedrich / Chris Holmlund ; Black women's independent cinema / Gloria J. Gibson ; Dark and lovely too: Black gay men in independent film / Kobena Mercer.
Series Title: In focus.
Responsibility: edited by Wheeler Winston-Dixon and Gwendolyn Audrey Foster.
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