Treasures IV - American Avant Garde Film, 1947-1986

Treasures IV - American Avant Garde Film, 1947-1986

     
 
Treasures IV - American Avant Garde Film, 1947-1986 releases for the first time on home video 26 films from 27 artists -- from Bruce Baillie to Andy Warhol -- who worked outside the mainstream and redefined American cinema. The five-hour set surveys an array of film types and styles, from animation to documentaries, including classics and rediscoveries, and is

Overview

Treasures IV - American Avant Garde Film, 1947-1986 releases for the first time on home video 26 films from 27 artists -- from Bruce Baillie to Andy Warhol -- who worked outside the mainstream and redefined American cinema. The five-hour set surveys an array of film types and styles, from animation to documentaries, including classics and rediscoveries, and is culled from five of the nation's foremost avant-garde film archives. Featured Films include: Here I Am (Bruce Baillie), Aleph (Wallace Berman), The Riddle of Lumen (Stan Brakhage), Eyewash (Robert Breer), Bridges-Go-Round (Shirley Clarke), By Night with Torch and Spear (Joseph Cornell), Peyote Queen (Storm De Hirsch), nostalgia (Hollis Frampton), Fog Line (Larry Gottheim), Little Stabs at Happiness (Ken Jacobs), Hamfat Asar (Lawrence Jordan), I, an Actress (George Kuchar), New Improved Institutional Quality (Owen Land), Necrology (Standish Lawder), Note to Patti (Saul Levine), The End (Christopher Maclaine), Notes on the Circus (Jonas Mekas), Go! Go! Go! (Marie Menken), The Off-Handed Jape...and How to Pull It Off (Robert Nelson & William T. Wiley), 7362 (Pat O'Neill), Chumlum (Ron Rice), Bad Burns (Paul Sharits), Odds & Ends (Jane Conger Belson Shimane), Film No. 3: Interwoven (Chick Strand), and Mario Banana (No. 1) (Andy Warhol). The set also features newly recorded music by John Zorn, a 70-page book of program notes with a forward by Martin Scorsese, more than 200 interactive screens, and 2 postcards from the films.

Product Details

Release Date:
03/03/2009
UPC:
0014381473728
Rating:
NR
Source:
Image Entertainment
Region Code:
0
Presentation:
[B&W]
Time:
5:12:00
Sales rank:
78,455

Special Features

Newly recorded music by John Zorn; Illustrated book with film notes and foreword by Martin Scorsese; Portraits of the filmmakers; Postcards from the films

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- American Film Treasures IV: Avante Garde 1947-1986
1. Chapter 1
2. Chapter 2
3. Chapter 3
4. Chapter 4
5. Chapter 5
6. Chapter 6
7. Chapter 7
Disc #2 -- American Film Treasures IV: Avante Garde 1947-1986
1. Chapter 1
2. Chapter 2
3. Chapter 3
4. Chapter 4
5. Chapter 5
6. Chapter 6
7. Chapter 7
8. Chapter 8
9. Chapter 9
10. Chapter 10
11. Chapter 11
12. Chapter 12
13. Chapter 13

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