FOR LIFE AGAINST THE WAR, AGAIN
DVD NTSC, betaSP NTSC, Color and Black & White, 88 min
Keywords: Political / Social Activism
"In 1967, with the Vietnam War escalating wildly, an invitation was issued to filmmakers to create works running under three minutes in protest against the accumulating carnage. The original organizers chose the rubric For Life, Against the War, and eventually compiled sixty films from the likes of Robert Breer, Shirley Clarke, Storm De Hirsch, Ken Jacobs, Larry Jordan, Jonas Mekas, Stan Vanderbeek, and many others. Now, decades later, an invitation to protest yet another war seemed sadly urgent, inspiring the New York Film-makers Cooperative to ring the clarion once ". . . Again." The response was overwhelming, with submissions from several generations of artists unified by a singular disgust for the war in Iraq and the foreign policy that perpetuates it. Compiled with works from the overtly angry to the formally forceful, For Life, Against the War boldly announces that artists can take a stand, again and again." -- Steve Seid, Curator, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley Art Museum
Filmmaker Participants on DVD: Kevin Barry, Bosko Blagojevic, Elle Burchill, Jim Costanzo, Bradley Eros, Jeanne Finley, Martha Gorzycki, Alfred Guzetti, Barbara Hammer, Ken Jacobs, Douglas Katelus, Lynn Marie Kirby, Ernie Larsen, David Leitner, Les Leveque, Cynthia Madansky, Rohesia Hamilton Metcalfe, Sheri Milner, John Muse, Martha Rosler, Lynne Sachs, MM Serra, Jeff Silva, Jeffrey Skoller, Mark Street, Cara Weiner, Lili White, Artemis Willis.
For private use only. Public screenings by permission of the Filmmakers Cooperative only. Supported by the New York States Council on the Arts.
Copyright Filmmakers' Cooperative 2007.
See the Extended description @ http://film-makerscoop.com/forlifeagainst.html
DVD NTSC Rental: $100.00
BetaSP NTSC Rental: $150.00
DVD NTSC Sale: $200.00