By Brakhage: An Anthology (26 Short Films)

Director: Stan Brakhage
By Brakhage: An Anthology (26 Short Films)
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DVD Features:

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Run Time: 4 hours, 3 minutes
  • Video: Black & White / Color
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1954
  • Label: Criterion
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Packaging: Keep Case
  • Single Side - Dual Layer
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Mono - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Interviews: Stan Brakhage - Director
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Essay: Brakhage Essay by Fred Camper - Art/Film Critic

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Stan Brakhage revolutionized cinema while never having his films play in mainstream movie houses or multiplexes. The avant-garde artist rarely used any sort of narrative. His films, rather, contain imagery ranging from nature studies to child birth to simply scratches on film. His pioneering technique includes a painstaking process marking film by hand rather than shooting film with a camera, a method that rarely enables the filmmaker to produce more than a half-second of film per day. This collection includes 26 shorts from the legendary Brakhage including his most famous work, DOG STAR MAN (1961-1964). Other selections include DESISTFILM (1954), MOTHLIGHT (1963), THE ACT OF SEEING WITH ONE'S OWN EYES (1971), I...DREAMING (1988), and BLACK ICE (1994).

Plot Keywords:

Animation | Classic | Experimental | Film History | Independent | Nature | Recommended | Surreal

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  • Sales Rank: 109,112
  • UPC: 715515014021
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