Howard Lester

Face () 16mm, black and white, 3 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Art & Artists

A cinematic mosaic of a face, with moving images rather than stationary tiles. --H. L.

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Howard Lester

Improvisation On The Hollywood Ranch Market () 16mm, black and white, 6.5 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Keywords: Environment & Nature

An optical experiment with the idea of a visual drone which builds from a study of a famous all night grocery store in Hollywood. --H. L.

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Howard Lester

Children of Synanon (1968) 16mm, black and white, 15 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Keywords: Children & Youth

A documentary about the life of children of residents at Synanon (a community primarily of former drug addicts). The children all live together, have a large part in running their school and sub-community and play a version of the Synanon "Game" (a type of group therapy). The film centers about the Game as played by the Children. --H. L.

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Howard Lester

Ransom Note (1969) 16mm, color, 2 min

Genre: Animation, Experimental

Keywords: Films about Film, Media

An animated note to the audience. In a way an experiment in audience participation since it asks the audience to perform certain tasks. --H. L.

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Howard Lester

Airplane Glue, I Love You (1970) 16mm, black and white, 20 min

Genre: Documentary

Keywords: Children & Youth, Comedy

An absurd comedy about a 30-year old ex-professional airplane builder who by mistake gets put in sixth grade. The film is a documentary about his new life style. Winner at several national and regional film festivals. --H. L.

Rental: $25.00
16mm Rental: $25.00

Howard Lester

Nose, The (1972) 16mm, color, 37 min

Genre: Narrative

Keywords: Comedy, Literature & Theater

An adult fairy tale. Loosely inspired by the Gogol story 'The Nose', the film deals with the adventures of the main character as he searches for his nose in modern Los Angeles, climaxing with the Nose's recovery in a night-club for monsters. --H. L.

Rental: $40.00
16mm Rental: $40.00

Howard Lester

Slide Show (1977) 16mm, color, 18.5 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Keywords: Structural

SLIDE SHOW is an experimental documentary film about a young California couple and their community, presented in the context of a dramatic event happening at a gathering of friends to view a slide show. It is an effort to provide an entertaining, honest, thought-provoking experience for the audience by experimenting with ideas of concept, structure, contrast, narrative technique, audience involvement, and the mixture of real and fictional events. It is intended for small, rather than large, audiences. --H. L.

Rental: $25.00
16mm Rental: $25.00

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