UNSEEN CINEMA DVD
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AVAILABLE OCTOBER 18, 2005
A DVD Retrospective from the World's Leading Film Collections
7 DVDs - 19 HOURS - 155 FILMSDistributor: Image Entertainment and Anthology Film Archives
Pre-order online at website: www.unseen-cinema.com
Proceeds support future preservation of artist's films
UNSEEN CINEMA: EARLY AMERICAN AVANT-GARDE FILM 1894-1941
* 7-disc box set of 155 films by 100 artists, 19 hours
* Produced by David Shepard from the ground-breaking film series
* Special Features:
* Series essay by curator Bruce Posner
* Film notes by 32 scholars and historians
* 253 page CD-ROM photo gallery and filmmaker's bios
PICTURING A METROPOLIS: NEW YORK CITY UNVEILED
* A single DVD of selected films from Unseen Cinema, 152 minutes
* 26 short films depict scenes of New Yorkers among the skyscrapers,
streets, and night life of Manhattan during a half-century of progress
UNSEEN CINEMA features for the first time Fernand Léger and American Dudley Murphy's abstract film Ballet mécanique (1924) synchronized to George Antheil's original avant-garde music scored for 16 player pianos,
percussions, sirens, bells, and an airplane propeller; Elizabeth Woodman Wright's eloquent home-movies; and Joseph Cornell's enigmatic collage films. Many, many, many other surprises await the viewer of Image's DVD anthology of avant-garde films.
DVD RELEASE TOUR IN THE UNITED STATES
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Contact: Bruce Posner
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