Stan Brakhage

In Between (1955) 16mm, color, 9.5 min

Genre: Experimental

Portrait of Jesse Collins: a daydream nightmare in the surrealist tradition. -- Cinema 16

Rental: $30.00
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Stan Brakhage

Reflections on Black (1955) 16mm, black and white, 12 min

Genre: Experimental

A series of terrifying dramas of male-female relationships offset against the background of a New York tenement. -- Cinema 16 ... a search into the hidden unspoken, elusive drama of relations among men and women. -- Parker Tyler.

Rental: $35.00
16mm Rental: $35.00

Stan Brakhage

Way to Shadow Garden, The (1955) 16mm, black and white, 10 min

Genre: Experimental

Blinding himself, a young man escapes his frightening room to enter the even more terrifying beauty of Shadow Garden. -- Cinema 16 ... creates a tormented, claustrophobic world... this wild study of a tortured youth has astonishing moments of brilliance. Film, no 12

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Stan Brakhage

Wonder Ring, The (1955) 16mm, color, 4 min

Genre: Experimental

On a theme suggested by Joseph Cornell. A sharp change in Brakhage's work, we see New York's Third Avenue El (since demolished) as though through the eyes of a child on a merry-go-round. -- Cinema 16

Rental: $40.00
16mm Rental: $40.00

Rudolph Burckhardt

Aviary (1955) 16mm, black and white, 5 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Keywords: Environment & Nature, Landscape & Architecture

Made in collaboration with Joseph Cornell. "Rudy Burckhardt photographed this impression of New York's Union Square under Joseph Cornell's direction. This location held a particular fascination for Cornell who wanted to establish a foundation for artists and art therapy there. In the film he treats the park as an outdoor aviary."--P.Adams Sitney

Rental: $30.00
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Peter Kubelka

Mosaik Im Vertrauen (1955) 16mm, 35mm, color & b/w, 16.5 min

Genre: Experimental

Born March 23, 1934 in Vienna, Austria. Independent filmmaker since 1952. A founder-member and curator of the Oesterreichisches Filmmuseum since 1963. "Peter Kubelka is the perfectionist of the film medium: and, as I honor that quality above all others at this time (finding such a lack of it now elsewhere), I would simply like to say: Peter Kubelka is the world's greatest film-maker -- which is to say, simple: see his films! ... by all means/above all else ... et cetera." -- Stan Brakhage

Rental: $85.00
16mm Rental: $85.00
35mm Rental: $85.00

Willard Maas

Mechanics of Love (1955) 16mm, black and white, 7 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Literature & Theater, Philosophical

Made with Ben Moore. Original zither score by John Gruen. The act of love portrayed through poetic symbols. "Daring and ingenious ... daring because of its 'forbidden' subject matter; ingenious because commonplace objects are uncommonly related to build an action without actors, the effect of which is vivid, witty and downright bold." -- Lewis Jacobs

Rental: $45.00
16mm Rental: $45.00

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