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Experimental cinema : the film reader

Author: Wheeler W Dixon; Gwendolyn Audrey Foster
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2002.
Series: In focus.
Edition/Format:   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: 0415277868 9780415277860 0415277876 9780415277877
OCLC Number: 49784601
Description: 356 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Toward a new history of the experimental cinema --
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Part 1: 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 --
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Part 2: 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 3: 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 --
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Part 4: 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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