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Main Author: Sitney, P. Adams.
Format: Book
Published:New York : Praeger Publishers, [1970]
Series:Praeger film books.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface / P. Adams Sitney
  • Introduction: A Reader's Guide to the American Avant-Garde Film / P. Adams Sitney
  • 1. The Formative Years, 1955-58. The Film as an Original Art Form / Hans Richter. The Experimental Film in America / Jonas Mekas. Metaphysic of Ordet: A Letter from Carl Th. Dreyer / Carl Th. Dreyer. Citizen Kane: The American Baroque / Andrew Sarris. In Memoriam of Dimitri Kirsanov, a Neglected Master / Walter S. Michael. A Preface to the Problems of the Experimental Film / Parker Tyler. The Merry Widow / Erich von Stroheim. Portrait of an Artist / Rudolf Arnheim. A Footnote to Foolish Wives / Herman G. Weinberg. Coffee, Brandy, & Cigars XXX / Herman G. Weinberg
  • 2. The New American Cinema. A Call for a New Generation of Film-Makers / Jonas Mekas. For an Uncontrolled Cinema / Richard Leacock. The First Statement of the New American Cinema Group. To Maya Deren / Rudolf Arnheim. Notes on the New American Cinema / Jonas Mekas. For Shadows, Against Pull My Daisy / Parker Tyler
  • 5. Overviews and Theoretical Considerations. The Writings of Dziga Vertov. Orson Welles and the Big Experimental Film Cult / Parker Tyler. Classic Plastics (and Total Tectonics) / Ken Kelman. The Image of the Body / Robert Kelly. A Note on Comedy in Experimental Film / Sidney Peterson. Film and the Radical Aspiration / Annette Michelson
  • App. The Independent Film Award.