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Blu-Ray Disc 3D, color and b/w, sound, 187 min
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TO WATCH THESE FILMS IN 3D, YOU WILL NEED: FULL HD TV + COMPATIBLE 3D GLASSES + BLU-RAY 3D PLAYER Blankets For Indians color, stereo, sound, 57 min (2012) America was told by God to manage the ...

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TO WATCH THESE FILMS IN 3D, YOU WILL NEED: FULL HD TV + COMPATIBLE 3D GLASSES + BLU-RAY 3D PLAYER

Blankets For Indians color, stereo, sound, 57 min (2012)
America was told by God to manage the globe, at a profit, only first having to clear away prior nations living on this land mass before venturing off shore (though not before taking half of Mexico and some failed attempt to wrest Canada from Canadians). Surely you asked when a child, Daddy, what was America doing so far from home when the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor? Grabbing Hawaii, darling, and much more, Daddy may have answered. Bush and Cheney were religiously observant when they opted to enrich Halliburton further, when with their 9/11 pretext arranged with the Saudis they invaded Iraq and Afghanistan and the Middle East generally. This movie shows dissenters to the American mission marching down New Yorks Lower Broadway to gather at Zuccotti Park where the Occupy Wall Street kids were standing their ground. We live close to where the crowd turned onto Broadway and swept us along.

A Primer in Sky Socialism color, silent, 57 min (2014)
We lived next to The Brooklyn Bridge on its Manhattan side until the two bullies, Eminent Domain and Urban Renewal, forced us to move two blocks away form it. Along with many others we love the bridge and when non-New Yorkers visit we see that they mount and walk it at its height. They must learn the story of its designer and builder also socialist, philosopher and poet John Roebling and how the work was completed after he died by his son Washington and daughter-in-law Emily. Flo and I actually helped establish a tradition in the Sixties when we would climb it New Years Eve just before midnight with maybe another half dozen visitors and today hundreds gather, no, thousands. One hears many languages on the bridge, young people, sober and polite, from many lands. There are distant fireworks at 12 and the crowd descends. The first movie on this disk has some still; this and the following movie are all still. Stills in 3D invite the eyes to move in depth, especially time exposures in 3D. Theres so much to look at that silence is preferable, noisy as the actual event is.

The Guests B&W with some color, DTS-HD 5.1 sound, 73 min (2013)
Cubism turned space inside out. Yes, Cezanne was the main influence, slipping into bizarre shadow effects when rendering what he saw up close, reporting the contradiction of what he saw with each eye separately and thereby making the rendering the event and not what was rendered. But it was the handheld stereopticon, then an ubiquitous instrument of porn delivery, with left-right pictures reversed that really prompted the spatially bizarre. Wow, Picasso said. Wow, said Braque. They of course kept this a secret, the stereopticon then being of low repute. Now 3D cinema makes a similar splendid error, this time in utterly convincing dept. It takes on elf the first films made, 2D of course, and by sending sequential frames of moving figures one to each eye creates an illicit stereo, sometimes convincing, sometimes anything but; nuts. Not to be believed.

in a world of continuously streaming images, an artist like Mr. Jacobs challenges the tyranny of visual uniformity, and not simply with angry words. - Manohla Dargis, The New York Times , October 6, 2011

The Guests underlines the abyss between what we know and what we see. - Tony Pipolo, Artforum , April 2015

Films

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    Whirled, The (aka Four Shorts of Jack Smith)
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    Whirled, The (aka Four Shorts of Jack Smith)
    Ken Jacobs

    DVD 16mm, color and b/w, sound, 19 min
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    • Arts / Artists
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    Blonde Cobra
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    Blonde Cobra
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    16mm, color and b/w, sound, 33 min
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    Little Stabs At Happiness
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    Little Stabs At Happiness
    Ken Jacobs

    16mm, color, sound, 15 min
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    Baud'larian Capers
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    Ken Jacobs

    16mm DVD, color, sound, 15 min
    Rental formats: 16mm, DVD NTSC
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    Window
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    Window
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    16mm, color, silent, 12 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    The Sky Socialist
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    The Sky Socialist
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    16mm, color, sound, 90 min
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    Airshaft
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    Airshaft
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    16mm, color, silent, 4 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    Soft Rain
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    Soft Rain
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    16mm, color, silent, 12 min
    Rental format: 16mm
    • Landscape / Architecture
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    Nissan Ariana Window
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    Nissan Ariana Window
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    16mm, color, silent, 14 min
    Rental formats: DVD NTSC, 16mm
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    Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son
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    Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son
    Ken Jacobs

    16mm, color and b/w, silent, 115 min
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    Globe
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    Globe
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    16mm, color, sound on separate reel(s), 22 min
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    Urban Peasants
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    Urban Peasants
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    16mm, color and b/w, sound on separate reel(s), 60 min
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    The Doctor's Dream
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    The Doctor's Dream
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    16mm or DVD, black and white, sound, 23 min
    Rental formats: 16mm, DVD NTSC
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    The Winter Footage
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    The Winter Footage
    Ken Jacobs

    16mm, color, silent, 42 min
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    Perfect Film
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    Perfect Film
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    16mm, black and white, sound, 22 min
    Rental formats: 16mm, DVD NTSC
    • Political / Social Activism
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    Jerry Takes a Back Seat, Then Passes Out of the Picture
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    Jerry Takes a Back Seat, Then Passes Out of the Picture
    Ken Jacobs

    16mm, color, silent, 11 min
    Rental format: 16mm
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    Chronometer
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    Chronometer
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    DVD, color, sound, 22 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC
    • Films About Film
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    Opening The Nineteenth Century:  1896
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    Opening The Nineteenth Century: 1896
    Ken Jacobs

    16mm, black and white, sound, 9 min
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    Keaton's Cop
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    Keaton's Cop
    Ken Jacobs

    16mm, black and white, silent, 18 min
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    Make Light On Film (with Pulfrich filters)
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    DVD, sound, 15 min
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    Disorient Express
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    Disorient Express
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    35mm, black and white, silent, 30 min
    Rental format: 35mm
    • Films About Film
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    New York Street Trolley
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    New York Street Trolley
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    DVD, black and white, sound, 10 min
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    A Tom Tom Chaser
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    A Tom Tom Chaser
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    DVD, black and white, silent, 10 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC
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    Mountaineer Spinning
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    Mountaineer Spinning
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    DVD, sound, 26 min
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    Star Spangled To Death
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    Star Spangled To Death
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    DVD, color and b/w, sound, 440 min
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    Krypton Is Doomed
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    Krypton Is Doomed
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    DVD, sound, 34 min
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    Insistent Clamor
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    Insistent Clamor
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    DVD, sound, 22 min
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    Let There Be Whistleblowers
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    Let There Be Whistleblowers
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    DVD, sound, 18 min
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    Nervous Magic Lantern: Spiral Nebula
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    Nervous Magic Lantern: Spiral Nebula
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    DVD, sound, 45 min
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    Ontic Antics Starring Laurel and Hardy: Bye, Molly
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    Ken Jacobs

    DVD, sound, 90 min
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    The Surging Sea of Humanity
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    The Surging Sea of Humanity
    Ken Jacobs

    color, silent, 11 min
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    • Films About Film
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    Ken Jacobs's Blu-Ray Compilation #1
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    Ken Jacobs's Blu-Ray Compilation #1
    Ken Jacobs

    color and b/w, sound, 42 min
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    Ken Jacobs DVD Box Set: RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE LOST WORLD, RETURN TO THE SCENE OF THE CRIME, and ANAGLYPH TOM (TOM WITH PUFFY CHEEKS)
    Experimental

    Ken Jacobs DVD Box Set: RAZZLE DAZZLE: THE LOST WORLD, RETURN TO THE SCENE OF THE CRIME, and ANAGLYPH TOM (TOM WITH PUFFY CHEEKS)
    Ken Jacobs

    anaglyph 3-d color and b/w, sound, 303 min
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    Pushcarts Of Eternity Street
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    Pushcarts Of Eternity Street
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    Video, black and white, sound, 10 min
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    Capitalism: Child Labor
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    Capitalism: Child Labor
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    color, sound, 14 min
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    Capitalism: Slavery
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    Capitalism: Slavery
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    black and white, silent, 3 min
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    Two Wrenching Departures

    Two Wrenching Departures
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    black and white, sound, 90 min
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    Amorous Interludes
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    Amorous Interludes
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    color and b/w, silent and sound, 14 min
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    Return to the Scene of the Crime
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    color, sound, 93 min
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    ANAGLYPH TOM (Tom With Puffy Cheeks)
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    ANAGLYPH TOM (Tom With Puffy Cheeks)
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    anaglyph 3-d color, sound, 109 min
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    The Scenic Route
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    The Scenic Route
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    color and b/w, sound, 25 min
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    Razzle Dazzle the Lost World

    Razzle Dazzle the Lost World
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    color and b/w, 90 min
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    Walkway
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    Walkway
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    color, sound, 8.2 min
    Rental format: mini DV NTSC
    • Environment / Nature
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    Jonas Mekas In Kodachrome Days
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    Jonas Mekas In Kodachrome Days
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    color, silent, 3 min
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    Hot Dogs at the Met
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    Hot Dogs at the Met
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    color, sound, 10 min
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    • Children / Youth
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    The Day Was a Scorcher
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    The Day Was a Scorcher
    Ken Jacobs

    color, silent, 8 min
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    The Pushcarts Leave Eternity Street
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    The Pushcarts Leave Eternity Street
    Ken Jacobs

    color, sound, 13 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC
    • History
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    Seeking the Monkey King
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    Seeking the Monkey King
    Ken Jacobs

    color, sound, 40 min
    Rental format: DVD NTSC