Hilary Harris - The Films of Hilary Harris

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“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
Films include:

— Organism [1975]

— 9 Variations [1966]

— Highway [1958]

— Longhorn [1951]

“Organism” Academy Award™ winning film maker Hilary Harris’s epic
vision of New York City shot over 15 years [1959-74] during which time
Mr. Harris pioneered and contemporized time-lapse film making
techniques to achieve this unique experiential view of the world we
inhabit.

“Hilary Harris is one of the few really interesting filmmakers in
the country … a keen and penetrating visual perception … a search for
understanding of the complex world about … rare combination of
qualities … necessary to making great films”

— Leo Hurwitz, former head of NYU Graduate School of the Arts

“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

“Why make films at all? To give a richer vision of surrounding
reality. My aim is to lift people out of their preconceptions.” —
Hilary Harris

Mystic Fire would like to thank Anthology Film Archives and Robert
Haller for lending us the film prints and still photos to make this
DVD.

Nine Variations and Organism were restored and funded by Cineric Lab.

Longhorns and Highway were restored by Western Cine and funded by The National Film Preservation Foundation.

Television interview with Amos Vogel [1964] Camera 3: Courtesy Creative Arts Television.

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Price: 

29.98 USD

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Mystic Fire Video

Publishing date: 

Monday, January 1, 2001

Runtime: 

80

Discs: 

1

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Region: 

Multizone

Video: 

NTSC

Aspect ratio: 

4:3

Colour: 

Colour & B&W

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DD2.0