Michael O'Pray's Avant-Garde Film: Forms, Themes, and Passions (Short Cuts) PDF

By Michael O'Pray

ISBN-10: 1903364566

ISBN-13: 9781903364567

Avant-Garde movie: kinds, issues and Passions examines the range of issues and practices that experience comprised the lengthy background of avant-garde movie at a degree applicable for undergraduate research. It covers the advancements of experimental film-making because the modernist explosion within the Twenties in Europe via to the Soviet movie experiments, the yank Underground cinema and the French New Wave, structuralism and modern gallery paintings of the younger British artists. via in-depth case-studies, the booklet introduces scholars not just to the background of the avant-garde but additionally to various analytical methods to the movies themselves - starting from abstraction (Richter, Ruttmann) to surreal visions (Bunuel, Wyn Evans), underground subversion (Jack Smith, Warhol) to experimental narrative (Deren and Antonioni).

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