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Maya Deren : experimental films

Author: Maya DerenAlexander HammidAntony TudorJohn CageParker TylerAll authors
Publisher: New York, NY : Mystic Fire Video, ℗2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : No Linguistic ContentView all editions and formats
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Collection of short films by surrealist Russian-American filmmaker Deren, studying identity, movement, and freedom.
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Genre/Form: Motion picture film collections
Drama
Experimental films
Short films
Silent films
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Maya Deren; Alexander Hammid; Antony Tudor; John Cage; Parker Tyler; Talley Beatty; Rita Christiani; Anaïs Nin; Ch'ao-Li Chi; Mystic Fire Video, Inc.; Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.). Ballet.
OCLC Number: 179005987
Notes: Originally released as motion pictures 1943-1959.
Features: excerpt from Deren's "Divine horsemen : the living gods of Haiti," excerpt from Alexander Hammid's "Private life of a cat," picture gallery, notes and quotes, biography.
Credits: Musique, Teiji Ito (1st, 6th works), Maya Deren (5th work).
Cast: Meshes of the afternoon: Maya Deren, Alexander Hammid ; At land: John Cage, Parker Tyler ; A study in choreography for camera: Talley Beatty ; Ritual in transfigured time: Rita Christiani, Anaïs Nin ; Meditation on violence: Chao Li Chi ; The very eye of night: Metropolitan Opera Ballet School.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Dolby digital stereo.
Contents: Meshes of the afternoon (1943-59, 14 min.) / collaboration with Alexander Hammid --
At land (1944, 15 min.) --
A study in choreography for camera (1945, 4 min.) --
Ritual in transfigured time (1945-46, 15 min.) --
Meditation on violence (1948, 12 min.) --
The very eye of night (1952-59, 15 min.) / choreographic collaboration with Anthony Tudor.
Other Titles: Experimental films
Meshes of the afternoon (Motion picture)
At land (Motion picture)
Study in choreography for the camera (Motion picture)
Ritual in transfigured time (Motion picture)
Meditation on violence (Motion picture)
Very eye of night (Motion picture)
Responsibility: directed by Maya Deren.

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Collection of short films by surrealist Russian-American filmmaker Deren, studying identity, movement, and freedom.

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