Avant-Garde Film: Forms, Themes and Passions (Short Cuts)

Avant-Garde Film: Forms, Themes and Passions (Short Cuts)


Avant-Garde movie: varieties, topics and Passions examines the range of matters and practices that experience comprised the lengthy historical past of avant-garde movie at a degree acceptable for undergraduate examine. It covers the advancements of experimental film-making because the modernist explosion within the Nineteen Twenties in Europe via to the Soviet movie experiments, the yankee Underground cinema and the French New Wave, structuralism and modern gallery paintings of the younger British artists. via in-depth case-studies, the ebook introduces scholars not just to the historical past of the avant-garde but additionally to various analytical techniques to the flicks themselves - starting from abstraction (Richter, Ruttmann) to surreal visions (Bunuel, Wyn Evans), underground subversion (Jack Smith, Warhol) to experimental narrative (Deren and Antonioni).

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