03 February 2009

Avant-Garde Refresher

I find that viewing avant-garde films in a film class offers a nice refresher between the long list of narrative films to be studied. It deconstructs expectations and allows for a more intrinsic cinematic experience that doesn't rely on the crutch of terms used to describe narrative and documentary film. Please enjoy:

Vormittagsspuk (Ghosts Before Breakfast) [1928] - dir. Hans Richter

3 comments:

Kenji Nakai said...

4:00 made me want bubble gum tape.

pat said...

ooh i hope you learn about structuralist films! you would dig them

THE FUTURIST! said...

This video scared THE FUTURIST! Disembodied bowler hats are a great fear. ** using inhaler **