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Unseen Cinema 3: Light Rhythms - Music and Abstractions
Part of the Series: Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1894-1941
Light Rhythms is part of the film retrospective Unseen Cinema that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. The rhythmic elements of cinema are explored by artists and filmmakers fascinated in the abstract qualities of light. The American authors of avant-garde classics…
18 videos
Unseen Cinema 7: Viva La Dance - The Beginnings of Ciné-Dance (1894-1946)
Part of the Series: Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1894-1941
VIVA LA DANCE is part of the film retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. Dance and film have shared the aspiration to creatively sculpt motion and time. Some of the first films ever made featured Annabelle's skirt…
21 videos
Unseen Cinema 4: Inverted Narratives - New Directions in Storytelling
Part of the Series: Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1894-1941
INVERTED NARRATIVES is part of the retrospective UNSEEN CINEMA that explores long-forgotten American experimental cinema. In this collection, early directors D.W. Griffith and Lois Weber develop the radical language of cinema narrative through audience-friendly melodramas made for nickelodeon theaters. Experimental…
12 videos