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Films by Harry Smith

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Early abstractions are hand painted animation set to a soundtrack of Beatles songs. Mirror animations no. 11 is cut up animation and collage technique, set to Thelonius Monk's Mysterioso.
VHS
1998
Ivy (By Request)
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Late Superimpositions

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VHS
1997; 1964
Ivy (By Request)
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Stan Brakhage: Selected Films, Volume 2

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A compilation of experimental films by Stan Brakhage.
VHS
1999; 1959
Ivy (By Request)
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Fluxfilm Anthology

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"A collection of over 30 films, ranging from 10 seconds to 10 minutes, all celebrating the ephemeral humor of the Fluxus movement. George Maciunas (1931-78) edited together films by himself, Albert Fine, Eric Andersen, Dick Higgins, George Brecht, Robert Watts, Joe Jones, James Riddle, Wolf Vostell, George Landow, Peter Kennedy (and Mike Parr), Peter Vanderbeek, John Cavanaugh, Jeff Perkins, Nam June Paik, Chieko Shioni, Paul Sharits, Yoko Ono, John Cale, and others."--Container.
VHS
1997
Ivy (By Request)
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Anticipation of the Night

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A cycle of madness and childhood's end. A film poem.
VHS
1997; 1958
Ivy (By Request)
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Songs #1-14

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A compilation of experimental films by Stan Brakhage.
VHS
1997; 1964
Ivy (By Request)
7.

In the Street

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An extension of the filmmakers' work on the documentary film The Quiet One which was concerned with the urban environment. this film is a revelation of random behavior filmed in a neighborhood in East Harlem New York during the 1940s. The images are selected to reveal the city street as "theater and battleground."
VHS
1996; 1952
Ivy (By Request)
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The End

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An experimental film which intercuts color and black and white sequences, as well as sound-with-no-picture in showing five different people on the last day of their lives. This is a poetic, philosophical examination of life and its unexpected end.
VHS
1996; 1953
Ivy (By Request)
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The Flower Thief

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Experimental film in the form of a picaresque novel.
VHS
1997
Ivy (By Request)
10.

Lost, Lost, Lost

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Consists of a film diary by Jonas Mekas. Begins with his arrival in New York from Lithuania and moves on to his life as a young poet and displaced person in Brooklyn. Shows the Lithuanian immigrant community and their attempts to adapt to a new land. Explores Mekas' first contacts with New York poetry and filmmaking communities. Includes a series of haikus filmed in Vermont, scenes at the Film-Maker's Cooperative, views of New York City, a trip to Flaherty Seminar, and countryside scenes.
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
11.

Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania

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In this three part film, the first part is footage of the filmmaker's first years in America in the early 1950's in Brooklyn. The second part is of his return visit after a 25 year absence to the Lithuanian village where he was born, his reunion with his mother and related celebrations. The third part begins in Elmshorn, a suburb of Hamburg, where the filmmaker spent a year in a forced labor camp during the war. The film then moves on to the Monastery of Krems-muenster, the Stammdorff Castle of Nitsch, the house of Wittgenstein and ends with the burning of the Vienna fruit market, August, 1971.
VHS
1996; 1971
Ivy (By Request)
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Letters to Friends-- From Nowhere--: April 1997

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A series of "video letters" featuring Mekas' conversations and travels with friends over a five-year period.
VHS
1997; 1992
Ivy (By Request)
13.

He Stands in a Desert Counting the Seconds of His Life

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A film diary consisting of brief informal sketches of "everyday, unimportant" activities and events in the life of the experimental filmaker, Jonas Mekas, taken between 1969 and 1984. Includes brief portraits of people he spent time with, places, seasons of the year, weather and many of his filmaker friends including Hans Richter, Roberto Rossellini, Marcel Hanoun, Henri Langlois, Alberto Cavalcanti, Peter Kubelka, Kenneth Anger, Robert Breer, Willard Van Dyke and Hollis Frampton, or just friends including John Lennon, the J.F. Kennedy clan, Andy Warhol, Richard Foreman, Yoko Ono, Allen Ginsberg and George Maciunas.
VHS
1996
Ivy (By Request)
14.

Scenes From Allen's Last Three Days on Earth as a Spirit

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"This is a video record of the Buddhist Wake ceremony at Allen Ginsberg's apartment. You see Allen, now asleep forever, in his bed; some of his close friends; and the wrapping up and removal of Allen's body from the apartment. You hear Jonas' description of his last conversation with Allen, three days earlier. You see the final farewell at the Buddhist Temple, 118 West 22nd Street, New York City and some of his close friends: Peter Orlovsky, Patti Smith, Gregory Corso, LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka, Hiro Yamagata, Ane Waldman, and many others."--Container.
VHS
1997
Ivy (By Request)
15.

Early Avant-Garde Films : Hans Richter

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Film begins with an interview with Hans Richter at age 83 at his Connecticut home where he talks about his early experimental films and their relationship to his painting, scrolls and collages and concludes with eight of his short early films produced between 1921 and 1929.
VHS
1996; 1921
Ivy (By Request)