Roger Deutsch

View From Avenue A, The (1984) 16mm, color & b/w, 38 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Environment & Nature

"In THE VIEW FROM AVENUE A, his longest work, Deutsch moves from the past into the present... to staccato cuts, dayglow colors, a cacophony of street noises. Commissioned as a portrait of the Dutch expatriate artist Anton van Dalen, THE VIEW FROM AVENUE A is also and more interestingly and profoundly, a portrait of another disappearing place, in this case, the dying (or revivifying, depending on your point of view) lower east side of New York. As in ELLICOTT CITY, but in greater detail, Deutsch brilliantly charts a history of a lost place, here not just a physical landscape, but a landscape of the mind, that is, the artistic "bohemia" of the 60's and 70's, changing soon to be completely gone, crushed, inexorably, by history." -- Steven Simmons

Rental: $100.00
16mm Rental: $100.00

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