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  • Movement as Meaning in Experimental Cinema

    Movement as Meaning in Experimental Cinema offers sweeping and cogent arguments as to why analytic philosophers should take experimental cinema seriously as a medium for illuminating mechanisms of meaning in language. Using the analogy of the movie projector, Barnett deconstructs all communication acts into functions of interval, repetition and context. He describes how Wittgenstein's concepts of family resemblance and language games provide a dynamic perspective on the analysis of acts of reference.

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    Average: 5 (5 votes)

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    130 USD - Hardback
    117 USD - Epub

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  • Guy Sherwin - Short Film Series 1975-2014

    Available for the first time on DVD, Guy Sherwin's acclaimed Short Film Series, a unique collection of interconnected 16mm 3 minute films started in 1975. The series is held together by certain formal considerations: each film is three minutes long, i.e. the length of a roll of 16mm film, all films are b/w and silent, and the order in which they are shown is flexible. Apart from this there is a range of imagery from portraiture to still life to travel. The films operate on the border between movement and stillness, revealing their inner logic through an active engagement in looking.

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    Average: 5 (4 votes)

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    20 GBP

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  • Experiments In Cinema V9.72 Fundraising DVD Collection

    Each year Experiments in Cinema produces a fundraising DVD collection with select works from the festival that artists have generously donated to help keep the festival alive (a 100% volunteer-run festival!).  The latest DVD collection is now available on EiC's website.

    This seven volume Fundraising DVD Collection includes the following titles:

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    45 USD

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  • On the Eve of the Future. Selected Writings on Film

    The celebrated critic and film scholar Annette Michelson saw the avant-garde filmmakers of the 1950s and 1960s as radically redefining and extending the Modernist tradition of painting and sculpture, and in essays that were as engaging as they were influential and as lucid as they were learned, she set out to demonstrate the importance of the underappreciated medium of film. On the Eve of the Future collects more than thirty years’ worth of those essays, focusing on her most relevant engagements with avant-garde production in experimental cinema, particularly with

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    Average: 5 (3 votes)

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    Hardcover - 39.95 USD
    Paperback - 32.95 USD

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  • Visual Music 1947-1986 from the CVM Archive

    Thirteen rare films featuring pre-computer abstraction, using a variety of techniques including early oscilloscope experiments, color organs, hand-drawn sound, animation drawn directly on film, painted scrolls, and optical printing. Films from the archive of Center for Visual Music.

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    30 USD

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  • Jonas Mekas - Walden

    Mekas' first completed diary film, this is an epic portrait of the New York avant-garde art scene of the 60s and a groundbreaking work of personal cinema.

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  • Hilary Harris - The Films of Hilary Harris

    “Hilary is unquestionably one of the most original and talented filmmakers of the American independent cinema … he is in a class by himself, a master of his craft.”
    — Amos Vogel, founder of the NY Film Festival

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    29.98 USD

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  • Stan Brakhage the realm buster

    Stan Brakhage’s body of work counts as one of the most important within post-war avant-garde cinema, and yet it has rarely been given the attention it deserves. Over the years, though, diverse and original reflections have developed, distancing his figure little by little from critical categories. This collection of newly commissioned essays, plus some important reprinted work, queries some of the consensus on Brakhage’s films. In particular, many of these essays revolve around the controversial issues of representation and perception.

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    26,48 GBP

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  • Paul Winkler - Australian Icons

    These images are clearly marked by the use of devices to create them. Winkler may briefly show the unaltered image in the beginning of a film. But inevitably processing will occur, and Winkler’s “low-tech invention pushes the possibilities of comparativel

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    25.00 EUR

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  • Scratch, Crackle & Pop: A whole grains approach to making films without a camera

    Plunge into the visceral, energetic world of handmade filmmaking with this unique, easy-to-read manual. Award-winning animator and filmmaker Steven Woloshen guides you step-by-step through the process of creating handmade films using simple, everyday tools. Here, Woloshen shares the knowledge and experience he has acquired over his 30+ years’ experience of making short, abstract films.

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    60 CAD

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