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Amos Vogel and Confrontational Cinema

RAYMOND J. HABERSKI

in Freedom to Offend: How New York Remade Movie Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124292
eISBN:
9780813134918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124292.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Amos Vogel, who was one of two (the other was his wife Maria) who sought to show avant-garde films in New York. Their idea for a film society came from their time as being ... More


Film as Film

Catherine Elwes

in Installation and the Moving Image

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231174503
eISBN:
9780231850803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174503.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores how film came into its own as an autonomous art practice in installation. It first considers the material, procedural, industrial, psychoanalytic, phenomenological, political ... More


Negotiating Art and Industry in the Postwar Context

Tami Williams

in Germaine Dulac: A Cinema of Sensations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038471
eISBN:
9780252096365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038471.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter studies several of Dulac's early narrative Impressionist films, and her ideal of cinema as a spatiotemporally complex universe of symbols—one in which meaning is created through an ... More


Moving Pictures: Cinema as Modernism

Catherine Driscoll

in Modernist Cultural Studies

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034249
eISBN:
9780813038421
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034249.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines the once controversial claim that the revolutionary impact of modernist art might as easily be found in cinema as in “higher” arts like literature, painting, and music. It also ... More


Vanishing Subtitles: The Invisible Cinema (1970–4)

Tessa Dwyer

in Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This case-study chapter focuses on the blanket rejection of both subtitling and dubbing at New York’s short-lived Invisible Cinema, established by Anthology Film Archives in the early 1970s. In ... More


A Major Contribution to Feminist Film History: Maria Klonaris and Katerina Thomadaki’s ()

Cécile Chich

in Doing Women's Film History: Reframing Cinemas, Past and Future

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252039683
eISBN:
9780252097775
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252039683.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines the centrality of the work of artistic duo Maria Klonaris and Katerina Thomadaki to the project of writing a feminist women's film history by focusing on the aesthetic and ... More


Word and Image

Pantelis Michelakis

in Greek Tragedy on Screen

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199239078
eISBN:
9780191746840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239078.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter addresses the question of how dramatic texts become film images and sounds through stylization and abstraction in two avant-garde films, Jean–Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet's Antigone ... More


Fight for Freedom of the Screen, 1962–1965

Laura Wittern-Keller

in Freedom of the Screen: Legal Challenges to State Film Censorship, 1915-1981

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813124513
eISBN:
9780813134901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813124513.003.0012
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter discusses Ronald Freedman's efforts to fight for the freedom of the screen. Freedman initially wanted to become a crusader for avant-garde films, but due to the interference of ... More


Epilogue

Kaira M. Cabañas

in Off-Screen Cinema: Isidore Isou and the Lettrist Avant-Garde

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226174457
eISBN:
9780226174624
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226174624.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter presents the effects of Lettrist experimentation as it relates to visual art's relationship with avant-garde film in postwar Europe. With their films, the Lettrists enlisted various ... More


Saul Bass: Anatomy of Film Design

Jan-Christopher Horak

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147185
eISBN:
9780813154787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147185.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Saul Bass defined an era. He designed movie posters, studio publicity, credit sequences for films, and corporate logos from the 1940s to the 1990s, and he was an Academy Award–winning filmmaker. As a ... More


Avant-Doc: Intersections of Documentary and Avant-Garde Cinema

Scott MacDonald

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199388707
eISBN:
9780199388745
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388707.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Avant-Doc is a collection of in-depth interviews with filmmakers who work in the territory between documentary and what is usually called avant-garde film, either within particular films or over the ... More


Film Work

Howard Pollack

in The Ballad of John Latouche: An American Lyricist's Life and Work

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190458294
eISBN:
9780190458324
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458294.003.0015
Subject:
Music, History, American

Latouche had a side career in film. This included writing songs for two avant-garde films by Hans Richter, Dreams That Money Can Buy and 8 x 8. He also wrote the narration for a Herbert Matter film ... More


Expanded Cinema in Los Angeles: the Single Wing Turquoise Bird

David E. James

in West of Center: Art and the Counterculture Experiment in America, 1965-1977

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677252
eISBN:
9781452947440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677252.003.0009
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter focuses on the Single Wing Turquoise Bird, the premier light show in Los Angeles as well as one of the best in the world during the last years of the 1960s and the first of the 1970s. ... More


The Europeanization of Cinema: Interzones and Imaginative Communities

Randall Halle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038457
eISBN:
9780252096334
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038457.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This innovative study advances the concept of “interzones”—geographical and ideational spaces of transit, interaction, transformation, and contested diversity—as a mechanism for analyzing European ... More


The Ballad of John Latouche: An American Lyricist's Life and Work

Howard Pollack

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190458294
eISBN:
9780190458324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458294.001.0001
Subject:
Music, History, American

Born into a poor Virginian family, John Treville Latouche (1914–1956), in his short life, made a profound mark on America’s musical theater as a lyricist and librettist. The wit and skill of his ... More


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