Free Radicals

Free Radicals

A History of Experimental Film

DVD - 2013 | Widescreen edition.
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"This feature length documentary provides a vivid, eye-opening, and appropriately personal introduction to one of the most important, yet perpetually marginalized, realms of filmmaking: avant-garde cinema. Thanks in large part to the film's privileging of rare interviews with some of the most important filmmakers in the avant-garde tradition and its inclusion of several films in their entriety Free Radicals : a History of Experimental Films is as expertly constructed an introduction to the topic as one could hopr for"--Publisher.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Kino Lorber, [2013]
Edition: Widescreen edition.
Copyright Date: ©2013
Branch Call Number: DVD 791.43611 FRE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (82 min.) :,sound, color with black & white sequences ;,4 3/4 in.

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bigdoug
Jan 26, 2015

Great documentary on filmmakers and the "experimental films" that they produced. Some very cool visual effects choreographed to an African tribal drum session.

There are a few images that contain very brief frontal nudity. So you might want to put the kids to bed first.

flownasus Apr 15, 2014

Though this film has its limitations, it is a must-see for anyone interested in experimental films. There are some great interviews with Robert Breer, Hans Richter and Jonas Mekas. I only wish that more filmmakers were included especially Tony Conrad.

aaa5756 Jul 28, 2013

PBS has done it again very well done documentary series. This movie was interesting, informative, and worse, seeing!! I recommend this movie for all to see.

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