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Experimental Cinema, the Film Reader

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Title: Experimental Cinema, the Film Reader
Author: Winston-Dixon, Wheeler
Price: $63.99

Description: Experimental Cinema, The Film Reader 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. The Reader traces the development of major movements such as the New American Cinema of the 1960s and the Structuralist films of the 1970s, examining the work of key practitioners and recovering neglected filmmakers. Contributors focus on the ways in which underground films have explored issues of gender, sexuality and race, and foreground important technical innovations such as the use of Super 8mm and video. Includes essays by: Sydney P. Adams, Stan Brakhage, Wheeler Winston Dixon, David Ehrenstein, Gwendolyn Audrey Foster, Surajan Ganguly, Gloria Gibson, Peter Gidal, Kate Haugh, Chris Holmlund,

Contents: 1. The First American Film Avant-Garde, 1919-1945 Jan-Christoph Horak 2. Notes on the New American Cinema Jonas Mekas 3. The Woman Filmmaker in the New York Avant-Garde Lauren Rabinovitz 4. Women in the Avant-Garde: Germaine Dulac, Maya Deren, Agnes Varda, Chantal Akerman and Trinh T. Himh-ha Judith Mayne 5. Pop, Queer or Fascist? The Ambiguity of Mass Culture in Kenneth Anger's Scorpio Rising Juan A. Suarez 6. Stan Brakhage - the 60th Birthday Interview Suranjan Ganguly 7. The Perfect Queer Appositeness of Jack Smith Jerry Tartaglia 8. An Interview with Carolee Schneemann Kate Haug 9.The Flower Thief' and The Film Poem:Warhol's early films and the Beat Writers Reva Wolf 10. Walking on Tin Ice: The Films of Yoko Ono Daryl Chin 11. Yoko Ono on Yoko Ono Yoko Ono 12. Structural Film P. Adams Sitney 13. Interview with Michael Snow Scott MacDonals 14. The Films of Warren Sonbert Phillip Lopate 15. Warren Sonbert Interview David Ehrenstein 16. An Interview with Hollis Frampton Peter Girdal 17. Reconstructing Lesbian Auto/Biography in Tender Fictions and Nitrate Kisses Gwendolyn Audrey Foster 18. The Films of Sadie Benning and Su Friedrich Chris Holmlund 19. Black Women's Independent Cinema Gloria Gibson 20. Dark and Lovely Too: Black Gay Men in Independent Film Kobena Mercer

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publication date: 26/09/2002
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780415277877
Publishing status: AU POD in BN
Experimental Cinema, the Film Reader