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In Paris Parks
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directed by Shirley Clarke, 1919-1997; produced by Halcyon Films (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 2016), 14 mins
SHIRLEY CLARKE was brilliant, scandalous, bold, and incredibly talented. Had she been a man, film historians would have long ago placed her in the pantheon of great auteurs, alongside Orson Welles and John Cassavetes. Today, her triumph can be recognized in her ability to be herself-- one of the great originals of...
directed by Shirley Clarke, 1919-1997; produced by Halcyon Films (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 2016), 14 mins
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Brussels Loops
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directed by Shirley Clarke, 1919-1997, Wheaton Galentine, 1914-2011, Richard Leacock, 1921-2011 and D. A. Pennebaker, 1925-; produced by Willard Van Dyke, 1906-1986 and Irving Jacoby, 1909-1985, Affiliated Film Producers (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 2015), 59 mins
Brussels Loops was created to be projected at the American Pavilion at the 1958 Brussels World's Fair. Shot mostly by Shirley Clarke and D. A. Pennebaker, the film features a continuous loop of images of America.
directed by Shirley Clarke, 1919-1997, Wheaton Galentine, 1914-2011, Richard Leacock, 1921-2011 and D. A. Pennebaker, 1925-; produced by Willard Van Dyke, 1906-1986 and Irving Jacoby, 1909-1985, Affiliated Film Producers (Harrington Park, NJ: Milestone Films, 2015), 59 mins
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A Camera That Goes Anywhere: The Legacy of American Documentary Cinema
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directed by Jane Weiner, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Jane Weiner, fl. 1993-2016, JDB Films and Striana Productions (JDB Films, 2015), 1 hour
The title, La Camera Passe-Partout, inspired by an article written by Leacock for Cahiers du Cinema in April 1959 wherein he, at this very early stage of the development of a 'new kind of cinema', begins to articulate his aesthetic ambition and artistic aspiration as a filmmaker. Weiner's camera enters the world o...
directed by Jane Weiner, fl. 1993-2016; produced by Jane Weiner, fl. 1993-2016, JDB Films and Striana Productions (JDB Films, 2015), 1 hour
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Film Adventurer Karel Zeman
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directed by Tomás Hodan, 1980-; produced by Ondrej Beránek, fl. 1994-2015, Punk Film and Czech Television (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 52 mins
Film Adventurer Karel Zeman is a biographical film that looks back at the life, work and significance of a true genius in world cinema. We explore the history and inspiration of the film tricks pioneer, and include interviews with today's prominent filmmakers from Japan to America to understand just why his films...
directed by Tomás Hodan, 1980-; produced by Ondrej Beránek, fl. 1994-2015, Punk Film and Czech Television (Brighton, England: Espresso TV, 2015), 52 mins
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Throne of Blood
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written by Robert N. Watson, 1953-, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2014, originally published 2014), 95 page(s)
Kurosawa's Throne of Blood (1957) is widely regarded as the greatest film adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth. This fascinating interpretation of the film explores how Kurosawa draws key philosophical and psychological arguments from Shakespeare, translates them into strong visual metaphors, and inflects them thro...
written by Robert N. Watson, 1953-, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2014, originally published 2014), 95 page(s)
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Tales of Hoffmann
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written by William P. Germano, fl. 2008-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 116 page(s)
An analysis of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's 1951 film The Tales of Hoffmann by William P. Germano.
written by William P. Germano, fl. 2008-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 116 page(s)
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Written on the Wind
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written by Peter William Evans, fl. 1995-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 103 page(s)
Written on the Wind (1956) is one of classical Hollywood's most striking films and ranks among Douglas Sirk's finest achievements. An intense melodrama about an alcoholic playboy who marries the woman his best friend secretly loves, the film is highly stylised, psychologically complex, and marked by Sirk's charact...
written by Peter William Evans, fl. 1995-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2013, originally published 2013), 103 page(s)
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Vertigo: BFI Film Classic, 20th Anniversary Edition (2nd edition)
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written by Charles Barr, fl. 2012-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2012, originally published 2012), 111 page(s)
Vertigo (1958) is widely regarded as not only one of Hitchcock’s best films, but one of the greatest films of world cinema. Made at the time when the old studio system was breaking up, it functions both as an embodiment of the supremely seductive visual pleasures that ‘classical Hollywood’ could offer and €..
written by Charles Barr, fl. 2012-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2012, originally published 2012), 111 page(s)
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Marriage Series, Jealousy
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directed by Irving Jacoby, 1909-1985; produced by McGraw-Hill Text-Films and Affiliated Film Producers, in Marriage Series (New York, NY: Oscilloscope Pictures, 2012), 16 mins
This educational film from the 1950s focuses on the issue of jealousy in marriage.
directed by Irving Jacoby, 1909-1985; produced by McGraw-Hill Text-Films and Affiliated Film Producers, in Marriage Series (New York, NY: Oscilloscope Pictures, 2012), 16 mins
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers
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written by Barry Keith Grant, fl. 2003-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2010, originally published 2010), 112 page(s)
An analysis of Don Siegel's 1956 film Invasion of the Body Snatchers by Barry Keith Grant.
written by Barry Keith Grant, fl. 2003-2015, in Film Classics (London, England: British Film Institute, 2010, originally published 2010), 112 page(s)
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