Jon Voorhees

Patience (1970) 16mm, color, 13 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Personal / Diary / Journal

"For Anne Kofke. 1970 Summer diary. The first of my own work to truly enrapture my imagination of the incredible possibilities for expression contained within film." J.V.

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Jon Voorhees

Shovelling (1970) 16mm, black and white, 7 min

Genre: Experimental

"...first shot on 8mm, then refined on 16mm. Loop variations of a man shoveling snow. Good use of film grain. In this film (as in Gehr's REVERBARATION) The film image qualities merge almost unrecognizably with the video image qualities. SHOVELING is good to look at." Jonas Mekas

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Jon Voorhees

Perfectly Normal (1971) 16mm, color, 2 min

Genre: Experimental

"A plastic kiss for the Rolling Stones. How can I describe the subtleties of this film to you, when they whisper of themselbes like fresh meat." J.V.

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Jon Voorhees

Rivers of Darkness/ Rivers of Light (1972) 16mm, color, 41 min

Genre: Experimental

"For Anne Kofke" "RIVERS, particularly, reveals many interesting qualities. There is a sensability in it that I am willing to trust to the end, no matter what weaknesses the film contains. The attitude, the feeling is right, and most of the images are right. Strong lyrical qualities. A beautiful merging of personal incongruities and irrelevancies. Good use of superimpositions. The only time the film fails (to me) is in its ovvasional frame freezes which look like infatuations in otherwise healthy lyrical footage.... I find Jon Voorhees a rare new talent and I am looking forward to more of his work" Jonas Mekas, Village Voice, March 1973

Rental: $40.00
16mm Rental: $40.00

Jon Voorhees

Serving Time (1972) 16mm, color, 30 min

Genre: Experimental

"A diary. Nine months: AMy 1971-January 1972. Encompassing those things that touch our persons; earth, air, water, fire and celluloid. Finished and dedicated to Alexander Schweig on the occasion of his birth." J.V. "Time looks simple" David Kofke "...more of a poem than a story of one life. Using eloquent visual imagery, the film successfully explores the passage of time, the transition from birth and youth to age and death." Richard R. Shepard, New York Times, February 1975.

Rental: $32.00
16mm Rental: $32.00

Jon Voorhees

Whispers Delaying Grace (1973) 16mm, color, 12 min

Genre: Experimental

"Dampness permeates the stillness./ The quality of the sounds/ that enter this geography of the senses/ is far distant/ almost overhead-/ the slow surf, miles away./ crickets./ a slamming screen door, way over and down./ and then a dog barking./ then another dog, farther, barking at the lives of the people in their homes;/ their lights reach out through the shining night./ Moonlight glows from beneath the shadows./ The heart swells./ It is our dream- and we are a part of it." J.V.

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Jon Voorhees

Destiny... The Universal Fantasy (1974) 16mm, color, 26 min

Genre: Experimental

"The vision of a 17-year old Parisian woman as she makes her daily 20-minute metro ride to work. In four daydreams she sees her man, an unemployed American musician, seem to live a period of two or three hundred months during the length of her ride" J.V. "....breathes the sanest way it could, i.e., deeply, slowly or quickly and regularly. It has a perfect equillibrium." Roland Lethem, Brussels

Rental: $28.00
16mm Rental: $28.00

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