Lecture / Emily Carpenter
Several short avant-garde films demonstrate the creative potential of film as an expressive medium. Plus an introduction film terminology.
At Land (Maya Deren, U.S., 1944, 14 mins, B&W, 16mm, Film-Makers’ Coop)
Cosmic Ray (Bruce Conner, U.S., 1960-62, 4 mins, B&W, 16mm, BAM/PFA Collection, permission Bruce Conner estate)
Our Lady of the Sphere (Lawrence Jordan, U.S., 1969, 10 mins, Color, 35mm, BAM/PFA Collection, permission Canyon Cinema)