Yvonne Andersen

Amazing Colossal Man, The (1964) 16mm, color, 6 min

Genre: Animation

Keywords: Art & Artists, Children & Youth

Story, paper- mache characters, sets, animation, camera works, editing and sounds created by 12 children, ages 6-12, at the Yellow Ball Workshop, Yvonne Anderson Director.

Rental: $30.00
16mm Rental: $30.00

William Ault

Movie Set, The (1964) 16mm, black and white, 10 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Films about FilmFilms about Film, Media

I made the film four years ago, but only completed it during the last year. It was shot with an old hand-operated 35mm Pathe camera, shown in the opening of this film, and as used to film INTOLERANCE, I used the set of the Babylonian sequence from Griffith's INTOLERANCE, from a 15" x 23" still photograph made from the original 8" x 10" negative taken back in the winter of 1915-16. My intent is a re-seeing or re-visiting of the set by the camera which was one of the actual cameras used in shooting INTOLERANCE. All optical effects were done in the camera, using high-contrast positive raw film stock. In keeping with the subject, I made the film as a silent film with piano music from a cue sheet used in theaters during screenings of the original Babylonian sequence of INTOLERANCE, so it is not an anachronism... only an acknowledgment to D. W. Griffith, whose vision was 'to make you see'. And that is what I attempted in making the film, using the unbelievable detail and imagery that I found in the photograph of this Movie Set of movie sets. "Should be shown as a veritable study-text in every motion picture class in the country... mimesis on the highest possible level of creative achievement.' -- Gregory J. Markopoulous, judge, 3rd Los Angeles Film-Makers' Festival.

Rental: $30.00
16mm Rental: $30.00

Bruce Baillie

Mass For The Dakota Sioux (1964) 16mm, black and white, 20.5 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Spiritual / Mystical

Synopsis: The film begins with a short introduction--No chance for me to live, Mother you might as well mourn Sitting Bull Hunkpapa Sioux Chief. Applause for a lone figure dying on the street. INTROIT. A long, lightly-exposed section composed in the camera. KYRIE. A motor cyclist crossing the San Francisco Bridge accompanied by the sound of the Gregorian chant, recorded at the Trappist Monastery in Vina, California. The sounds of the mass rise and fall throughout. GLORIA. The sound of a siren and a short sequence of a '33 Cadillac proceeding over the Bay Bridge disappearing into a tunnel. The final section of the Communion begins with the OFFERTORY in a procession of lights and figures to the second chant. The anonymous figure from the introduction is discovered again, dead on the pavement. The body is consecrated and taken away past an indifferent, isolated people, accompanied by the final chant. The Mass is traditionally a celebration of life; thus the contradiction between the form of the Mass and the theme of Death. The dedication is to the religious people who were destroyed by the civilization which evolved the Mass.

Rental: $75.00
16mm Rental: $75.00

Samuel Beckett

Film (1964) 16mm, black and white, 21.00 min

Genre: Narrative

Keywords: Literature & Theater

Samuel Beckett's only venture into the medium of the cinema, it was written in 1963 and filmed in New York in the summer of 1964, directed by Alan Schneider and featuring Buster Keaton. For the shooting Mr. Beckett made his only trip to America. The film, which has no dialogue, takes as its basis Berkeley's theory Esse est percipi, that "to be is to be perceived": even after all outside perception remains.

Rental: $75.00
16mm Rental: $75.00

Stan Brakhage

Dog Star Man Complete (1964) 16mm, color, 75 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Environement & Nature, Family, Landscape & Architecture, Personal Diary & Journal, Philosophical

"DOG STAR MAN is the most self-sufficient and innocent film, self sufficient in the sense that Chaplin is. No music is needed to watch Chaplin... because his dance is all the music that we need. DOG STAR MAN is silent in the sense that the greatest silent film are. In DOG STAR MAN the film itself becomes a dance of editing and moves as the best silent actors do with their physical movement with arm, leg, tongue and face... The film breathes and is an organic and surging thing... it is a colossal lyrical adventure- dance of the image in every variation of color." -- Michael McClure, Art Forum. BRAND NEW PRINT.

Rental: $295.00
16mm Rental: $295.00

Stan Brakhage

Dog Star Man: Part III (1964) 16mm, color, 7.5 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Environment & Nature, Family

The fourth and penultimate section of Brakhage's film myth. The marriage of striving and fertility.. midsummer and high noon. -- P. Adams Sitney BRAND NEW PRINT.

Rental: $30.00
16mm Rental: $30.00

Stan Brakhage

Dog Star Man: Part IV (1964) 16mm, color, 6.00 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: History, Philosophical, Spiritual / Mystical

The fall and evening in this cycle of all history, all mankind; returning via a Fall into the generative Dream of PRELUDE. Death cast into the future by the question, What is death like? is recognized as the lens through which we grasp the limitlessness of life. P Adams Sitney BRAND NEW PRINT.

Rental: $30.00
16mm Rental: $30.00

David Brooks

Nightspring Daystar (1964) 16mm, color, 18 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Philosophical

The film springs from the night through the dawn to the daystar, following the adventures of the mind on the way.

Rental: $40.00
16mm Rental: $40.00

Storm De Hirsch

Newsreel: Jonas in the Brig (1964) 16mm, black and white, 5 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Keywords: Art & Artists, Biography & Autobiography, Films about Film, Literature & Theater

A newsreel of Jonas Mekas shooting his filmed version of "The Brig" on the set of the Living Theatre production. --S. D. H.

Rental: $35.00
16mm Rental: $35.00

Storm De Hirsch

Divinations (1964) 16mm, color, 5.5 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Art & Artists

The inner eye reveals its visionary powers through color, shape and sound. --S. D. H. "Among the best films of 1964." --P. Adams Sitney

Rental: $30.00
16mm Rental: $30.00

Storm De Hirsch

Goodbye In The Mirror (1964) 16mm, 35mm, black and white, 80 min

Genre: Narrative, Experimental

Keywords: Philosophical, Psychology & Mental Health

"A dramatic feature shot on location in Rome. Centered around the adventures and illusions of three girls living abroad, the film explores their restlessness and personal involvments in assuming the role of woman as hunter" --S. D. H. "I, myself, belonging to the Spies for Beauty, Inc., and the humble monk of the Order of Fools, was allowed to peek at this film, and I couldn't believe what beauty struck my eyes, what sensuousness." --Jonas Mekas

Rental: $80.00
16mm Rental: $80.00
35mm Rental: $80.00

Robert Downey

Babo 73 (1964) 16mm, color & b/w, 59.5 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Political / Social Activism

"... Mr. Downey clearly prefers a lot of near misses to a few direct hits, and in the course of his wild tale about the tribulations of a newly elected President of the United States he takes bold swipes at, among other targets, the Catholic Church, the civil-rights movement, international diplomacy, Time, God, shoe-fetishism, psychiatry, the South, the North, the East, and the West. I laughed all around the compass... the funniest movie I've seen in months... Taylor Mead looks like a cross between a zombie and a kewpie and speaks as if his mind and mouth were full of marshmellow." --Brendan Grill, The New Yorker "Should be required viewing at every political convention--especially in presidential election years."--Jonas Mekas

Rental: $60.00
16mm Rental: $60.00

Don Duga

Bust Bag (1964) 16mm, color, 6 min

Genre: Animation, Experimental

Keywords: Erotic, Psychology & Mental Health

Exploration of breast hangups of the male ego using collage animation. --D. D.

Rental: $35.00
16mm Rental: $35.00

Ed Emshwiller

Scrambles (1964) 16mm, black and white, 15 min

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Arnold Gassan

American Dreams (1964) 16mm, black and white, 9 min

Genre: Experimental

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Peter E. Goldman

Night Crawlers (1964) 16mm, black and white, 4 min

Genre: Experimental

Times Square at night... alien, death-like... negative images... --P. E. G.

Rental: $30.00
16mm Rental: $30.00

Peter E. Goldman

Recommended By Duncan Hines (1964) 16mm, black and white, 4 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Comedy

Silent comedy about a formal dinner on the floor of the IRT subway. N. Y. C. --P. E. G.

Rental: $30.00
16mm Rental: $30.00

Stuart Gordon

Dance of the Inner Voices (1964) 16mm, black and white, 7 min

Genre: Experimental

For serious students of exploration in montage. Each image essential; each group of shots cut to precise rhythm. Understanding and feeling evoked without the use of conventional time or narrative devices. In bypassing the old two-dimensional word-circuits, one is brought to richer visual symbols, their emotional change still strong. "Word explanation: a boy and a woman, unreconciled to their grey lives, emerge from the darkness of themselves and begin to swing under the liberating influence of new places--a sea place, a summer place a jade palais. Through passion, kinesthetic and sensual, they glimpse the last inevitable place: the country of the Other."--Jack Schultz

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Ben Hayeem

Papillote (1964) 16mm, black and white, 10.5 min

Genre: Experimental

Every morning a man is born out of a paper bag. He distributes money to the financial world of the Stock Exchange in Wall Street, and disappears into his paper bag again at night. This is the basis for PAPILLOTE, a bizarre fantasy set in some unlikely corners of New York. --B. H. Third Ann Arbor Film Festival: "The satirical and marvelous surprise of the festival was Benjamin Hayeem's PAPILLOTE." --Gregory J. Markopoulos "Des trois recits, c'est PAPILLOTE de Benjamin Hayeem (U. S. A.) qui se detache du peloton. Ce comique pur, dans la tradition surannee a laquelle les "jeune" decidement reviennent comme a une source ou ils boiront le genie." --la nouvelle republique

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Jerome Hill

Open The Door And See All The People (1964) 16mm, 35mm, black and white, 82 min

Genre: Experimental

"The film in appearance is a complete unbridled fantasy- a poem of the 'absurd' whose complete sense is by no means apparent at the first viewing. If one wants to go along with it one cannot help but be own over progressively by the delicate euphoria. We are in the blessed kingdom of the unexpected, of the unpredictable. (...) -- Telerama, Paris

Rental: $100.00
16mm Rental: $100.00
35mm Rental: $100.00

Takahiko Iimura

Dance Party in the Kingdom of Lilliput No. 1, A (1964) 16mm, black and white, 14 min

Genre: Experimental

A surper-real comedy with Sho Kazakura. The film is divided into a number of very short scenes or chapters, each with a title at random. we see him lame in a crowd, see him running up stairs, see him absolutely naked, watch him urinate, etc. An anthology of discontinuous happenings and events. "(The film) is related more to 'structuralist' films, the image of a naked man being presented as chapters; the sequence is like moving stills, or short statements conveyed by mean of gestures. Each sequence is preceded by a title. Just as a concrete poem consists of words grouped together according to sound, and not necessarily according to meaning, so in this film the image are grouped together according to how to look and not necessarily according to what they meean. Perhaps it would be more accurate to call what are generally known as 'structural' films 'concrete'." -- Stephen Dowskin, Film Is, 1975 "The movie may well be one of the first 'Conceptual' film ever made anywhere in the world. It was a rather slow, but clerly defined daily motions of Kazakura, a mysterious underground figure of Japan, who is still unknow in Tokyo, yet has a strange presence in his remote area of Japan, KYUSYU island." -- Nam June Paik, 1987

Rental: $56.00
16mm Rental: $56.00

Takahiko Iimura

Dance Party In The Kingdom of Lilliput Nos. 1 and 2, A (Dual Projection Version) (1964/66) 16mm, black and white, 13 min

Genre: Experimental

For side-by-side dual projection. Includes "A Dance Party in the Kingdom of Lilliput No. 1" (1964) and "A Dance Party in the Kingdom of Lilliput No. 2" (1966). The second version of this title (#2) uses the same film as the original version (#1), which has many "chapters" such as "Mr. K, A,B,C,.." etc. However, the second version reorganizes the chapters from the original in a different order. In addition, the picture has scratches, erasures, and holes punched on the original version.

Rental: $75.00
16mm Rental: $75.00

Ken Jacobs

Window (1964) 16mm, color, 12 min

Genre: Experimental

The moving camera shapes the screen image with great purposefulness, using the frame of a window as fulcrum upon which to wheel about the exterior scene. The zoom lens rips, pulling depth planes apart and slapping them together, contracting and expanding in concurrence with camera movements to impart a terrific apparent-motion to the complex of the object-forms pictured on the horizontal-vertical screen, its axis steadied by the audience's sense of gravity. The camera's movements in being transferred to objects tend also to be greatly magnified (instead of the camera the adjacent building turns). About four years of studying the window-complex preceded the afternoon of actual shooting (a true instance of cinematic action-painting). The film exists as it came out of the camera barring one mechanically necessary mid-reel splice. --K. J.

Rental: $36.00
16mm Rental: $36.00

Lewis Jacobs

Another Time: Another Voice (1964) 16mm, color, 30 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Films about Film, Media

"Regardless of country of origin, classification, or labels, one characteristic seems to pervade the creative film expression of our time. That is a growing awareness that the film medium has a formal as well as a representational aspect. That it can best communicate vision and realty when it organically exploits its own plastic means and mode of composition. And that for a film to move people deeply, the filmmaker needs not only a special way of seeing experience, but a specific way of filming it. This film tells the story of a man who has a rendezvous with memory and desire; a man who can neither ecscape from his present nor his past. Moving on two levels--the objective and subjective--the film shifts back and forth from vision to reality: from memory to desire; from the prison of obsessions to the metaphors of regression."--L.J.

Rental: $40.00
16mm Rental: $40.00

Larry Jordan

Duo Concertantes (1964) 16mm, black and white, 9 min

Genre: Animation, Experimental

Keywords: Spiritual / Mystical

An established classic. Steel engravings form a surrealistic dream world. P. Adams Sitney has written at length on the film in his book Visionary Film. It can be shown to any adventurous audience, young or old, and has never disappointed. The theme: resurrection, rebirth, flight into higher spheres was thought to be out-moded in this century's art. Evidently not, judging from the impact of the film on viewers. "Jordan's imagery is exquisite and eloquent, concentrating on simple, repeated use of particularly poetic symbols and figures, a conglomerative effect of old Gustave Dore drawings, 19th century whatnot memorabilia, all fused to a totally aware perception." -- Lita Eliseu, East Village

Rental: $30.00
16mm Rental: $30.00

Norman Kamerling

Too Bazooka (1964) 16mm, black and white, 15 min

Genre: Narrative

Keywords: Comedy

... an absurd-comic fantasy within a fantasy. The staid, sombre setting is sharply contrasted with the ridiculousness of the characters. --N. K.

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Howard S. Kaplan

Thanks a Lot (1964) 16mm, black and white, 15 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: found footage, history, political / social activism

The endless, never-to-be-broken cycle of birth, childhood, manhood, and the ever present awaiting Army. The film does not offer any solutions, it does not even pose a problem. It does, make us aware. --H. S. K. [First prize, Venice Film Festival, 1964, Experimental Documentary Section. Honorable Mention, Flaherty Film Awards, 1964, Participant at the International Film Festivals of Edinburgh, Mannheim and Brussels.]

Rental: $50.00
16mm Rental: $50.00

Stanton Kaye

Georg (1964) 16mm, black and white, 55 min

Genre: Experimental

On its surface level, the film appears to be the story of a war-torn German soldier who, after having emigrated to America, finds that he cannot live within any civilization-but he cannot live without it either... the choice is not his. The expansive arem of the military-industrial complex reaches even to his hideaway in the mountains, where he is haunted by the construction of a military missile base. In GEORG, the aesthetic means are home-movie techniques, a concrescence of intimate sounds, and a unique narrative... to unite the audience with the presence of a Georg. --S. K.

Rental: $75.00
16mm Rental: $75.00

Kurt Kren

6/64: Papa & Mama (1964) 16mm, color, 4 min

Genre: Experimental

"With the making of his sixth film, 6/64: MAMA AND PAPA, Kren introduced subject-matter that was considered at that time to be highly revolutionary or even explosive. He began filming 'actions' and 'happenings' staged by Otto Muehl and Gunter Brus, and by the Vienna Institute for Direct Art." -- Stephen Dwoskin, Film Is

Rental: $25.00
16mm Rental: $25.00

Kurt Kren

7/64 Leda & The Swan (1964) 16mm, color, 3 min

Genre: Experimental

"Kren's next film was 7/64: LEDA AND THE SWAN, also based on a Muehl materialaktion. The almost convulsive use of juxtaposition reappears here, but the captured gesture assumes a more erotic sensitivity, though the 'action' itself was primarily a gradual destruction of the erotic." -- Stephen Dwoskin, Film Is

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Kurt Kren

8/64: Ana-Action Gunther Brus (1964) 16mm, black and white, 2.75 min

Genre: Experimental

"8/64: ANA is Kren's first film of an 'action' by Gunter Brus. This three-minute film was far more akin to the American-style 'happening' in that the content was not particularly extreme. It was built up from items such as broken bicycle parts, a nude model, pieces of furniture, and these elements were then obscured or transformed by having a layer of paint thrown on them. "Kren films short sequences from many different angles, using high-contrast black and white film to create an effect not unlike that of a painting by Robert Kline." -- Stephen Dwoskin, Film Is

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Kurt Kren

9/64: O Tannenbaum (1964) 16mm, color, 3 min

Genre: Experimental

"In 9/64: O CHRISTMAS TREE, Kren offers a more visually descriptive development of a Muehl 'action.' The images have been chosen to follow a more dramatic sequence, probably because the action itself contained a wide range of images and materials ...." -- Stephen Dwoskin, Film Is

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Charles I. Levine

Peaches & Cream (1964) 16mm, color, 5.5 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Art & Artists

"The collage paintings of Stanley Fisher: sin, sex, and gore blaring across the screen." -- P. M. "PEACHES AND CREAM, which closes in on the paintings and gets rid of the spectators' distance, is a spectacular success. The camera supplies visual movement to these spatially static canvases. Something is happening -- never mind if it's art. For five minutes or so one can tap one's foot to the music and look." -- Arts Magazine

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Leobardo Lopez

Lapso (1964) 16mm, black and white, 12 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Children & Youth

A moment in the life of a lonely adolescent. --L. L.

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Taylor Mead

My Home Movies (1964) 16mm, color, 37.75 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Personal / Diary / Journal

"My home movies which weigh 2 pounds so far began in Mexico City where I got bored and bought a 50-ft. Keystone at National Pawn Shop-I was immediately turned on-to the City, to Mexico-it really makes a difference-and in 16mm-but I wanted to shoot in color and it costs about 10 dollars/50 ft. in Mexico so I had to push single frame button much of the time-oh me, but its lovely anyway-I kept pushing once I crossed border into U.S. and N.Y. and Malibu" - T.M.

Rental: $60.00
16mm Rental: $60.00

Jonas Mekas

Award Presentation to Andy Warhol (1964) 16mm, black and white, 12 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Art & Artists, Comedy

Photographed by Jonas Mekas and Gregory Markopolous. "The Independent Film Award for 1964 is presented to Andy Warhol. We see Andy among his leading stars, Baby Jane Holzer, Gerry Malanga, Ivy Nicholsen, and we see the the editor of Film Culture, Jonas Mekas, presenting the award: a basket of fruit - mushrooms, carrots and apples, bananas - which then, they all eat with great pleasure." --J.M. "I can recall seeing only one Warhol film which was wholly pastoral and unneurotic in feeling, which contained or provoked none of these or other disturbing implications; and that turned out not to be a Warhol film at all, as I thought at the time, but a kind of homage, by Jonas Mekas, to Warhol - really a work of Mekas' own sensibility though seemingly in the official Warhol style. When I saw AWARD PRESENTATION I was hung for days on the kind of imagination revolutionary enough at once to conceive of a film as something so simple and to make that simplicity so pleasurable." -- James Stoller, Film Quarterly.

Rental: $50.00
16mm Rental: $50.00

Jonas Mekas

Brig, The (1964) 16mm, DVD PAL, black and white, 68 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Literature & Theater, Political / Social Activism

Play by Kenneth H. Brown. Staged by Judith Malina and Julian Beck at the Living Theatre, New York. Photographed and filmically conceived by Jonas Mekas. Editing by Adolfas Mekas. "Unrelieved by one whit of lightness or compassion, this harrowing screen exercise depicts the methodical, round-the-clock fiendishness inflicted on 10 prisoners by three guards, all of it apparently in the line of duty." -- The New York Times "Part drama, part polemic, with shock-wave sound and a nightmare air that suggests Kafka with a Kodak, the movie does exactly what it sets out to do -- seizes the audience by the shirtfront and slams it around from wall to wall for one grueling day in a Marine Corps lockup." -- Time magazine "When leaving this film, one promises never to see it again. For it seems impossible to watch such a spectacle twice. The film is hard like a nut, and the only thing to do is crush it, without ever asking if this nut is a symbol of the universe. The Mekas brothers are no longer the gentle poets that we thought they were: they are two wild Indians drying scalps." -- Cahiers du Cinema, Paris Award: Venice Documentary Festival, 1964 Exhibition: London Film Festival, 1964; NY Film Festival, 1964.

Rental: $200.00
16mm Rental: $200.00

DVD PAL Sale: $30.00 Individual Home-Use Only

Marie Menken

Moonplay (1964-1966) 16mm, black and white, 5 min

Genre: Experimental

Sound by Teiji Ito. A lunar fantasy in animated stop-motion.

Rental: $30.00
16mm Rental: $30.00

Marie Menken

Wrestling (1964) 16mm, black and white, 8 min

Genre: Experimental

A TV 'concrete.'

Rental: $25.00
16mm Rental: $25.00

Marie Menken

Go Go Go (1964) 16mm, color, 11.5 min

Genre: Experimental

Taken from a moving vehicle, for much of the footage. The rest uses stationary frame, stop-motion. In the harbor sequence, I had to wait for the right amount of activity, to show effectively the boats darting about; some sequences took over an hour to shoot, and last perhaps a minute on the screen. The "strength and health" sequence was shot at a body beautiful convention. Various parts of the city of New York, the busy man's engrossment in his busy-ness, make up the major part of the film ... a tour-de-force on man's activities.

Rental: $45.00
16mm Rental: $45.00

Andrew Meyer

Annunciation (1964) Regular 8mm, color, 14 min

Genre: Experimental

"Scenes from the New Testament, re-enacted among the colors of New England autumn."--A.M.

Rental: $20.00
Reg8mm Rental: $20.00

Andrew Meyer

Shades and Drumbeats (1964) 16mm, color, 25 min

Genre: Experimental

"Dawn to dusk with a commune of young people on the Lower East Side, searching fulfillment through sex and drugs."--A.M. "...one of those remarkable films incensed with the values which man forgets, caught in the sedge flats which he calls his streets. It is these disowned values that [Meyer] obstinately and with the greatest of poise works with and surprises his film spectator...The world of SHADES AND DRUMBEATS has no need for sound; for the film frames speak and contain the word, the sentence which reveals to the engrossed spectator the spirit of Meyer's work."--Gregory Markopoulos, in a lecture at Idaho State University, 1964

Rental: $75.00
16mm Rental: $75.00

Nobuhiko Ohbayashi

Complexe (1964) 16mm, black and white, 15 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Comedy

"If there is any such thing as a popular avant-garde film, this 1964 picture is it: audiences have found it one of the funniest of all surrealistic comedies. About man's place in the world, or lack of it, the pictures uses single-frame techniqes with actors skating on geta or sailing through the streets on tatami, or barely moving as the high-speed world rushes about them. An invited entry to the 1965 Tours Festival, this picture is the first 16mm by its young (born 1938) director." Donald Richie

Rental: $60.00
16mm Rental: $60.00

Richard Patton

Time Portrait (1964) 16mm, black and white, 6 min

Genre: Experimental

"Originally conceived as a formal extension of a multiple-image still photoraphy study using as subject matter my close friends ... planned to involve single-layer superimpositions of nonhuman, textural objects as complimentary to human action images... apparent acting is totally undirected and faithfully recorded to avoid personal interpretation of a character (who had only) a terse list of physical place/movements when the camera was running. All persons in the film were those with whom I was personally involved during the making of the film... edited in a three-part structure, roughly coincident with the three sound unites each a different presentation of projected attitudes and defenses evolving through a general structure of an unsatisfying affair. A number of confusions between personalities and images are introduced to indicate the overall lack of confidence of the protagonist and the resultant association of fabric and fabrication intentions became subordianted to my personal involvement with documenting processes, which I am still exploring." T.P.

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Ron Rice

Chumlum (1964) 16mm, DVD NTSC, color, 26 min

Genre: Experimental

With Jack Smith, Beverly Grant, Mario Montez, Joel Markman, Frances Francine, Guy Henson, Barry Titus, Zelda Nelson, Gerard Malanga. Music by Angus McLise. Sound Technician: Tony Conrad. "It's not unlike a bizarre dream, in riotous color.." New York Herald Tribune.

Rental: $60.00
16mm Rental: $60.00

DVD NTSC Sale: $200.00

Raymond Saroff

Real Thing, The (1964) 16mm, black and white, 45 min

Genre: Experimental

Rental: $50.00
16mm Rental: $50.00

Michael Siporin

How To Eat (1964) 16mm, black and white, 6 min

Genre: Experimental

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Harry Smith

Late Superimpositions (1964) 16mm, color, 31 min

Genre: Experimental

Superimposed photographs of Mr. Fleischman's butcher ship in New York, and the Kiowa around Anadarko, Oklahoma--with Cognate Material. The trip is dark at the beginning and end, light in the middle, and is structured 122333221. I honor it the most of my films, otherwise a not very popular one before 1972. If the exciter lamp blows, play Bert Brecht's "Mahogany".

Rental: $70.00
16mm Rental: $70.00

Michael Snow

New York Eye And Ear Control (1964) 16mm, black and white, 34 min

Genre: Experimental

Rental: $80.00
16mm Rental: $80.00

Clifford Solway

Burglars, The (1964) 16mm, black and white, 10 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Psychology & Mental Health

"The film is a protest by two 'honest' burglars (real ones) against the hit-run artists of today." C.S. "A daring cinema verite film of an actual burglary, starring two of the nivest real crooks you'd ever want to meet reaking into your pad." Movies 'Round Midnight Program, December 1965

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Stan Vanderbeek

Newsreel of Dreams No. 1 (1964) 16mm, color, 8 min

Genre: Experimental

Dream matrix, history written in lightning image, memory and the TV syntax, images flowing and fused together to other images and electronic tapestry of images half seen, sought for, seeking man's dreams, movies as dreams, history as media. "The artist will tell you it is as much a process he is interested in ... as a result. Art is a process -- life is a process -- are they the same process? So many of the artists became unhappy about this eternal, unyielding quality in their art, and they began to wish their work were more like shoes, more temporary, more human, more able to admit of the possibility of change. The fixed, finished work began to be supplemented by the idea of work as a process, constantly becoming something else, tentative, allowing more than one interpretation." -- Dick Higgins

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Stan Vanderbeek

Breathdeath (1964) 16mm, black and white, 15 min

Genre: Experimental

Dedicated to Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton. A surrealistic fantasy based on the 15th century woodcuts of the dance of the dead. A film experiment that deals with the photoreality and the surrealism of life. It is a collage-animation that cuts up photos and newsreel film and reassembles them, producing an image that is a mixture of unexplainable fact (Why is Harpo Marx playing a harp in the middle of a battlefield?) with the inexplicable act (Why is there a battlefield?). It is a black comedy, a fantasy that mocks at death ... a parabolic parable. Awards: Bell Telephone Prize; Third Experimental Film Competition, Knokke-le-Zoute, Belgium, 1964; Midwest Film Festival, 1964; Ann Arbor Film Festival, 1964.

Rental: $50.00
16mm Rental: $50.00

Joyce Wieland

Patriotism (1964) 16mm, color, 4 min

Genre: Experimental

"Something happens when he is asleep" J.W.

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Lloyd Williams

Wipes (1964) 16mm, color, 1 min

Genre: Animation, Experimental

"A jigger of pure visual tonic; a program de-lighter. Bright colors and lively music, it's fast - fast - fast."

Rental: $20.00
16mm Rental: $20.00

Ray Wisniewski

Doomshow (1964) 16mm, black and white, 10 min

Genre: Experimental

Keywords: Art, Body, Children & Youth, theatre

"'Doomshow reaches deep into the corners of our unconscious; 'Doomshow is the wailing of the air-raid sirens in the suburbs of Hiroshima-New Jersey-Lower East Side; 'Doomshow' is a shadow is a shadow of terror, a cry that dies out in the throat of a bad dream; 'Doomshow' is one of those black poems of our century which are almost too ugly to look at, too frightening because they are so true and so much like our own souls." - Jonas Mekas "'Doomshow,' was there ever a 'Doomshow?' Let it lie, wherever it is, jammed up someone's vein, say, dead, and dead it might LIVE as myth" - R.W.

Rental: $50.00
16mm Rental: $50.00

Jonas Mekas

Visions of Warhol (1964-1990) DVD PAL, B/W, 56 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Scenes from the life of Andy Warhol, as seen by three pioneer avant-garde film-makers and close friends of the Pop-artist.

DVD PAL Sale: $30.00 Individual Home-Use Only

Marie Menken

Visions of Warhol (1964-1990) DVD PAL, B/W, 56 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Scenes from the life of Andy Warhol, as seen by three pioneer avant-garde film-makers and close friends of the Pop-artist.

DVD PAL Sale: $30.00 Individual Home-Use Only

Willard Maas

Visions of Warhol (1964-1990) DVD PAL, B/W, 56 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Scenes from the life of Andy Warhol, as seen by three pioneer avant-garde film-makers and close friends of the Pop-artist.

DVD PAL Sale: $30.00 Individual Home-Use Only

CINEXPERIMENTAUX

Cinexperimentaux 9: Stephen Dwoskin (1964-2010) DVD PAL, Color & b/w, 114 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

CINEX # 9 STEPHEN DWOSKIN (2006-2010) 59 min STEPHEN DWOSKIN : Un parcours - Coops et Festivals 10 min STEPHEN DWOSKIN : Trixi 7 min MAGGIE JENNINGS : Oblivion 7 min RACHEL GARFIELD : Travailler avec Stephen dwoskin 9 min 2 Films by STEPHEN DWOSKIN PHONE STRIP (2007) video 8 min NAISSANT (1964) b&w 14 min

DVD PAL Sale: $32.00 Individual Home-Use Only

Steven Dwoskin

Cinexperimentaux 9: Stephen Dwoskin (1964-2010) DVD PAL, Color & b/w, 114 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

CINEX # 9 STEPHEN DWOSKIN (2006-2010) 59 min STEPHEN DWOSKIN : Un parcours - Coops et Festivals 10 min STEPHEN DWOSKIN : Trixi 7 min MAGGIE JENNINGS : Oblivion 7 min RACHEL GARFIELD : Travailler avec Stephen dwoskin 9 min 2 Films by STEPHEN DWOSKIN PHONE STRIP (2007) video 8 min NAISSANT (1964) b&w 14 min

DVD PAL Sale: $32.00 Individual Home-Use Only

Frederique Devaux

Cinexperimentaux #9: Stephen Dwoskin (1964-2010) DVD PAL, color & b/w, 114 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

CINEX # 9 STEPHEN DWOSKIN (2006-2010) 59 min STEPHEN DWOSKIN : Un parcours - Coops et Festivals 10 min STEPHEN DWOSKIN : Trixi 7 min MAGGIE JENNINGS : Oblivion 7 min RACHEL GARFIELD : Travailler avec Stephen dwoskin 9 min 2 Films by STEPHEN DWOSKIN PHONE STRIP (2007) video 8 min NAISSANT (1964) b&w 14 min

DVD PAL Sale: $32.00 Individual Home-Use Only

Michel Amarger

Cinexperimentaux #9: Stephen Dwoskin (1964-2010) DVD PAL, color & b/w, 114 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

CINEX # 9 STEPHEN DWOSKIN (2006-2010) 59 min STEPHEN DWOSKIN : Un parcours - Coops et Festivals 10 min STEPHEN DWOSKIN : Trixi 7 min MAGGIE JENNINGS : Oblivion 7 min RACHEL GARFIELD : Travailler avec Stephen dwoskin 9 min 2 Films by STEPHEN DWOSKIN PHONE STRIP (2007) video 8 min NAISSANT (1964) b&w 14 min

DVD PAL Sale: $32.00 Individual Home-Use Only

Jonas Mekas

Jonas Mekas Box Set (1964-2002) DVD PAL, color, b/w, 900 min

Genre: Documentary, Experimental

Box Set - 6 DVD Jonas Mekas Subtitles: English, French and Lithuanian Potemkine, Agnes B DVD, Re:Voir Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania 1971-1972 / 16mm / color / 82 min. DVD Pal - Region 0 Lost Lost Lost 1949-1963, 1976 / 16mm, bw & color, 180 min. DVD-9 PAL, Region Free As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty 2000 / 16mm / color / 288 mins. 2 DVD-9 NTSC region free Short Film Works 16mm, 98 min. DVD PAL Region 0 Cassis (1966, 4 min), Notes on the Circus (1966, 12 min), Hare Krishna (1966, 4 min), Report from Millbrook (1965-66, 12 min), Vietnam Newsreel (1968, 4 min), Travel Songs (1967-1981, 25 min), Quartet #1 (1991, 8 min), Imperfect Three-Image Films (1995, 6 min), Song of Avignon (1998, 5 min), Mozart Wien & Elvis (2000, 3 min), Williamsburg (1949-2002, 15 min) Walden (Diaries, Notes and Sketches) 1964-1969 / 16mm / color / 180 min. DVD PAL Region 0 The Brig 1964 / 16mm / b&w / 68 min. DVD Pal - Region 0

DVD PAL Sale: $108 Home Use Only

Faith Hubley

Hat, The (1964) 16mm, color, 18 min

Genre: Animation

Keywords: history, political & social activism

In an improvised dialogue, two soldiers patrol the border between their counties. When one accidentally drops his helmet over the line, the other refuses to give it back -- setting the scene for a witty exploration of peace through world law. Music and Voices by Dizzy Gillespie and Dudley Moore.

Rental: $40.00
16mm Rental: $40.00

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