The Films Of Marjorie Keller, Volume 2: 1983-1991

The Films Of Marjorie Keller, Volume 2: 1983-1991

16mm, color and b/w, sound, 97 min
Marjorie Keller (1950-1994) wrote: "The current art of the film deranges its predecessors...[I]t is in the work of women filmmakers of the avant-garde that the old forms are seen as if through an ...

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Marjorie Keller (1950-1994) wrote: "The current art of the film deranges its predecessors...[I]t is in the work of women filmmakers of the avant-garde that the old forms are seen as if through an anamorphic lens." Her films honor and challenge the traditions that she assumed when she learned filmmaking from Saul Levine, Sidney Peterson, and Stan Brakhage. Keller consistently explored the political implications of daily living and personal pleasures in her twenty films, ten of which are available in this new DVD collection. THE FALLEN WORLD 1983, 16mm, color, sound 9 1/2 minutes An elegy for a Newfoundland dog named Melville and a portrait of his owner. THE ANSWERING FURROW 1985, 16mm, color, sound 27 minutes Owing to Virgil's Georgics. With assistance from Hollis Melton and Helene Kaplan. Music: Charles Ives, "Sonata for Violin and Piano #4 (Children's Day at the Camp Meeting(" and "Ambrosian Chant (Capella Musicale del Duomo di Milano.)" Filmed in Yorktown Heights, New York; St. Remy en Provence, France; Mantua, Rome and Brindisi, Italy; and in Arcadia and the island of Kea in Greece. PRIVATE PARTS 1988, 16mm, color, silent 12 3/4 minutes Private Parts is the third in a series of in-camera edited films. A portrait of Blake Sitney on some summer days. HEREIN 1911, 16mm, color, sound, 35 minutes "If you put it on tape, you can't erase it." Herein charts the movement from political activism to filmmaking through the metaphor of a dwelling. An FBI film obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, Emma Goldman's autobiography, the making of films on the Lower East Side in New York, street prostitution and drug addiction, all inflect the sense of place, space and history. PART IV: GREEN HILL no date, 16mm, color, silent, 3 minutes This lyric records observations of the filmmaker's year in a rented house on a tidal inlet in Rhode Island while her own house was being built nearby.

Films

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    Part IV:  Green Hill
    Experimental

    Part IV: Green Hill
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 3 min
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    Turtle
    Experimental

    Turtle
    Marjorie Keller

    Regular 8mm, color, silent, 2.5 min
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    • Personal / Diary / Journal
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    Backsection
    Documentary

    Backsection
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 4.5 min
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    Untitled
    Experimental

    Untitled
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, black and white, silent, 7.5 min
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    • Biography / Autobiography
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    The History of Art 3939

    The History of Art 3939
    Marjorie Keller

    Super8, 2.5 min
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    The Outer Circle
    Experimental

    The Outer Circle
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 6.5 min
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    She/Va
    Experimental

    She/Va
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 3 min
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    • Personal / Diary / Journal
    • Dance
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    Objection
    Experimental

    Objection
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 18.25 min
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    Film Notebook: Part 1
    Experimental

    Film Notebook: Part 1
    Marjorie Keller

    Super 8, color, silent, 12.25 min
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    Superimposition
    Experimental

    Superimposition
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 15 min
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    Six Windows And By 2s And 3s: Women

    Six Windows And By 2s And 3s: Women
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, 14 min
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    By Two's & Three's: Women
    Experimental

    By Two's & Three's: Women
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 9.5 min
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    Film Notebook: Part 2, Some of Us in the Mechanical Age
    Experimental

    Film Notebook: Part 2, Some of Us in the Mechanical Age
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 27 min
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    Misconception
    Experimental

    Misconception
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 43 min
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    The Web
    Experimental

    The Web
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, 9.5 min
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    • Children / Youth
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    On the Verge of an Image of Christmas
    Experimental

    On the Verge of an Image of Christmas
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 10.5 min
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    • Personal / Diary / Journal
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    Ancient Parts/Foreign Parts
    Experimental

    Ancient Parts/Foreign Parts
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, black and white, silent, 5 min
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    • Biography / Autobiography
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    Six Windows
    Experimental

    Six Windows
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 6.5 min
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    • Psychology / Mental Health
    • Environment / Nature
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    Daughters of Chaos
    Experimental

    Daughters of Chaos
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 19.5 min
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    • Children / Youth
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    The Fallen World
    Experimental

    The Fallen World
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 9.5 min
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    • Biography / Autobiography
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    Lyrics
    Experimental

    Lyrics
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 5 min
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    The Answering Furrow
    Experimental

    The Answering Furrow
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 27 min
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    Ancient Parts/Foreign Parts/Private Parts
    Experimental

    Ancient Parts/Foreign Parts/Private Parts
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 23 min
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    Private Parts
    Experimental

    Private Parts
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, silent, 12.75 min
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    Herein
    Experimental

    Herein
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color, sound, 35 min
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    • Political / Social Activism
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    The Films Of Marjorie Keller, Volume 1: 1973-1980
    Experimental

    The Films Of Marjorie Keller, Volume 1: 1973-1980
    Marjorie Keller

    16mm, color and b/w, silent, 70.25 min
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