Monthly Archives: November 2012

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Anticipation of the Night is a 41 minute film from 1958 by Stan Brakhage.  This film was a total loss for me.  I really didnt understand the point nor did i understand why it was so long or the shots.  … Continue reading

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Meshes Of The Afternoon is a 13 minute film from 1943 by Maya Darren.  This film was unique.  The large robed character in the film with the mirror face reminded me of a character from an animated film by hayo … Continue reading

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The Granton Fishing Trawler is a 10 minute film from 1934 by John Grierson.  When i first read the title of this film i didn’t know what a trawler was, so after a short web search i found it is … Continue reading

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In addition to Post 3 i’ve also seen a series of short films all from differnt decades in the early to mid 20th century.   Tusalava is a 9 minute film from 1929 by Len Lye.  This film is very … Continue reading

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To further my avant garde cinema exploration, through my class i have seen a handful more films.  These films ranged in length.  I’ve found myself liking avant garde films more and more because of the uniqueness(for lack of better term). … Continue reading

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To further my avant garde exploration, this week i watched Germaine Dulac’s 1928 work The seashell and the clergyman.  This film was honestly my favorite that i watched.  Although the sound in the film was a part of it, i … Continue reading

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So far this semester we’ve watched a handful of Avant Garde films,  This was my first experience with this type of film and the following is my interpretation.  The Return to Reason or La Retour a la Raison, is a … Continue reading

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