MASTERWORKS OF AMERICAN AVANT-GARDE EXPERIMENTAL FILM, 1920-1970

Directed by: Various

Dec
15
Hokin Hall, Columbia College Chicago
623 S Wabash Ave.
Chicago , IL

New Digital Restorations

 

On the occasion of the release of a new edition of the invaluable "Masterworks of American Avant-Garde Experimental Film" blu-ray set, we are happy to show a special female-filmmaker-centric selection of the films represented in the set. These films were collected from archives around the world and beautifully restored in high definition. 

 

TARANTELLA (1940) by Mary Ellen Bute, Ted Nemeth, animation by Norman McLaren

MESHES OF THE AFTERNOON (1943) by Maya Deren, A. Hackenschmied

MEDITATION ON VIOLENCE (1948) by Maya Deren

IN THE STREET (filmed 1945-46, released 1948, 1952) by Helen Levitt, Janice Loeb, James Agee.

ABSTRONIC (1952) by Mary Ellen Bute, Ted Nemeth

HURRY, HURRY! (1957) by Marie Menken

TRANSPORT (1970) by Amy Greenfield