What Is film? Program 57
Bruce Conner Still from "A Movie" 1958
WHAT IS FILM? programme 57
Georges Méliès was a French illusionist and filmmaker famous for leading many technical and narrative developments in the earliest days of cinema
Le Voyage à travers l’impossible (1904) 35mm, 20 min (16 B/Sek)
Jean Vigo was a French film director who helped establish poetic realism in film in the 1930s; he was a posthumous influence on the French New Wave of the late 1950s and early 1960s.
Taris, roi de l’eau (1931) 35mm, 9 min
Bruce Conner was an American artist best known for his experimental cinematic collages, usually comprised of found footage from discarded documentaries and newsreels and edited into completely new forms of visual art that many have considered as a precursor to the music video.
A Movie (1958) 16mm, 12 min
Ferry Radax is an Austrian film maker born in Vienna. He has been active in many genres since 1949. He studied at Vienna's Film Institute in 1953-54, followed by Cinecittà, Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, in Rome in 1955-56
Sonne halt! (1959) 35mm, 32 min
Morgan Fisher is an American experimental filmmaker and artist best known for his minimalist films referencing the material processes of celluloid film
Standard Gauge (1984) 16mm, 35 min