J Hoberman

Customs And Immigration (1971) 16mm, color, 34 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Science & Medicine, Technology

A sci-fi chapter thematically akin to FORBIDDEN PLANET, CUSTOMS & IMMIGRATION (a. k. a ANOTHER WORLD) is an angst-ridden as PANIC IN THE YEAR ZERO, as alienated as CREATION OF THE HUMANOIDS, as tacky as ATTACK OF THE CRAB MONSTER, as turgidly poetic as THE NEXT VOICE YOU HEAR (Wm. Wellman, 1950) & as baroquely conceptual as RED PLANET MARS. --J. H.

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J Hoberman

Cargo of Lure (1974) 16mm, color, 14.5 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Environment & Nature, Philosophical

Up the Harlem River, looking east. Is the film the reflection of reality or the reality of the reflection. --J. H.

Rental: $40.00
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J Hoberman

Broken Honeymoon #3 (1978) 16mm, black and white, 21.5 min

Genre: Narrative, Experimental

Keywords: Structural

A structural work in which Frankenstein attempts to conquer the universe. (See 'Independent Film and Popular Culture: Films of J. Hoberman' by Jonathan Buchsbaum, Millenium Film Journal # 6, for detailed description.) --J. H.

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J Hoberman

Mission To Mongo (1978) 16mm, color, 3.75 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Political / Social Activism

First, I wanted to make a kind of reflexively impoverished Busky Berkeley extravaganza. Second I was interested in juxtaposing two cultural artifacts--which could be schematized as East/West, socialism/capitalism, propaganda/entertainment, as well as image/sound--and see how they reverberated. In other words, I wanted to make an essay out of things, as well as a communist musical. But the question arose--what was the ideology of such film play? Is MISSION TO MONGO aestheticized politics or political art? --J. H.

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