The Outer Circle

16mm, color, sound, 6.5 min
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"This film doesn't get anywhere...just like adolescence. The hair comes off, the hair goes on, the hairdresser moves this way and that, the music comes on again and again, Kathy and Steve do ...
Rental format: 16mm $35.00

About

"This film doesn't get anywhere...just like adolescence. The hair comes off, the hair goes on, the hairdresser moves this way and that, the music comes on again and again, Kathy and Steve do and don't break up, it's all true, it's all a lie. I want people to be as free as possible when they watch it. The sound works in such a way that one's mind has to be 'on its toes' to catch the line and jokes, and the meaning of cuts. Though indescribable, there are a few repeated ways in which the editing works. The sound plays off the image. The image plays off the sound. The sound contradicts the image. The image contradicts the sound. The content, the texture, the color, the shape that came before or will come-tension works through timing. Sometimes the relationship is in exact sync. More often there is a prefiguration or delay thaht presses one's reactions, so that something is implied or hinted at, but something else happens. Like learning. Beyond all that however, there is autobiography in the film that traces a way my mind conceives my self and film. This film went through four stages: politcal activism, observation, discovery and the process. The one uniting factor is self-consciousness. The camerawoman, Joann Elam, helped by being totally outside of chaos with her steady eye."-M.K

Films

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    Part IV:  Green Hill
    Experimental

    Part IV: Green Hill
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 3 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    Turtle
    Experimental

    Turtle
    Marjorie Keller

    Regular 8mm, color, silent, 2.5 min
    Rental formats: 16mm, regular 8mm
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
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    Backsection
    Documentary

    Backsection
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 4.5 min
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    Untitled
    Experimental

    Untitled
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, black and white, silent, 7.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Biography / Autobiography
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    The History of Art 3939

    The History of Art 3939
    Marjorie Keller

    Super8, 2.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    She/Va
    Experimental

    She/Va
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 3 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
    • Dance
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    Objection
    Experimental

    Objection
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 18.25 min
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    Film Notebook: Part 1
    Experimental

    Film Notebook: Part 1
    Marjorie Keller

    Super 8, color, silent, 12.25 min
    Rental formats: 16mm, super8
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    Superimposition
    Experimental

    Superimposition
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 15 min
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    Six Windows And By 2s And 3s: Women

    Six Windows And By 2s And 3s: Women
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, 14 min
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    By Two's & Three's: Women
    Experimental

    By Two's & Three's: Women
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 9.5 min
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    Film Notebook: Part 2, Some of Us in the Mechanical Age
    Experimental

    Film Notebook: Part 2, Some of Us in the Mechanical Age
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 27 min
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    Misconception
    Experimental

    Misconception
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 43 min
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    The Web
    Experimental

    The Web
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, 9.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Children / Youth
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    On the Verge of an Image of Christmas
    Experimental

    On the Verge of an Image of Christmas
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 10.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Personal / Diary / Journal
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    Ancient Parts/Foreign Parts
    Experimental

    Ancient Parts/Foreign Parts
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, black and white, silent, 5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Biography / Autobiography
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    Six Windows
    Experimental

    Six Windows
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 6.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Psychology / Mental Health
    • Environment / Nature
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    Daughters of Chaos
    Experimental

    Daughters of Chaos
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 19.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Children / Youth
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    The Fallen World
    Experimental

    The Fallen World
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 9.5 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Biography / Autobiography
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    Lyrics
    Experimental

    Lyrics
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 5 min
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    The Answering Furrow
    Experimental

    The Answering Furrow
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 27 min
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    Ancient Parts/Foreign Parts/Private Parts
    Experimental

    Ancient Parts/Foreign Parts/Private Parts
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 23 min
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    Private Parts
    Experimental

    Private Parts
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 12.75 min
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    Herein
    Experimental

    Herein
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 35 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Political / Social Activism
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    The Films Of Marjorie Keller, Volume 1: 1973-1980
    Experimental

    The Films Of Marjorie Keller, Volume 1: 1973-1980
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color and b/w, silent, 70.25 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC
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    The Films Of Marjorie Keller, Volume 2: 1983-1991
    Experimental

    The Films Of Marjorie Keller, Volume 2: 1983-1991
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color and b/w, sound, 97 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC