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An hour-long filmed profile of Amos Vogel, year old New York resident and Austrian emigre, founder of the New York Film Festival and America’s most. When Film as a Subversive Art was first published in , it was already after the fact. Amos Vogel had spent 16 years – from to – running the. An-all night screening of experimental and arthouse classics in tribute to the late Cinema 16 founder and author of Film As A Subversive Art.

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Film as a Subversive Art: Amos Vogel And Cinema 16

The most interesting and helpful summaries are films that have gained some lasting relevance today, either filmmakers known on the world scene—such as Herzog, Godard, Tarkovsky, Oshima, or Jansco—or films that just sound interesting because of story or national background. An incident becomes the subject of a fearful dream which, in the end, intersects with actuality voyel destroys the heroine. As far as I’m concerned, this book could go on forever! Trying to help her, he borrows the money from the loan sharks to finance the I adore this book!

Yet in the [ While it’s sadly out of print – again, hit up the local library for an interlibrary loan request – Vogel’s work and the availability of these movies elsewhere is quite the gift. To ask other readers questions about Film as a Subversive Artplease sign up. It dispassionately records whatever transpires in front of the lens; bodies sliced length-wise, organs removed, skulls and scalp cut open with electric tools, blood drawn; a fly that walks vilm the sole of a foot, undisturbed.


The haunting and mysterious quality of the visuals, the poetic montage and filmic rhythm — proceeding in utter silence —create a lasting classic of the international avant-gardelyrical in character, abstract rather than narrative in structure. According to Vogel–founder of Cinema 16, North America’s legendary film society–the book details the “accelerating worldwide trend toward a more liberated cinema, in which subjects and forms hitherto considere A classic returns!

Learn more More Like This. Though the image is non-objective — or perhaps because — the viewer, caught in its ever more consistent rhythms, loses himself in order to find his truer self. Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Interviews of this singer and actor, fragments of his films and footage from his concerts created a multifaceted portrait of an artist. A powerful rhythm and stroboscopic flicker is created by insistent alterations of image and amoos frames.

Cinema as a Subversive Art: An All-Night Filmic Wake for Amos Vogel

A powerful overall rhythm and stroboscopic flicker is vogell by the irregular but insistent alternations of image and blankness.

Produced by Paul Cronin. La solitude du chanteur de fond.

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Dirk Dufour rated it really liked it Dec 24, There are certainly many gems to be found, but probably as many duds as Vogel’s conception of subversion and philosophy of cinema as a political tool becomes more important than the merits of the films themselves at some point. Pic is more a portrait of the now year-old Vogel than a rigorous biography.

There are timeless images: There are no discussion topics shbversive this book yet. This complex and controversial experiment utilizes amoz screens and the simultaneous projection of two separate films working in tandem.

Trivia About Film as a Subvers Eric rated it subfersive liked it Jun 23, The orchestrations of ever-changing dots round a transforming, fiery core, coupled with the monotonously beautiful music, become hallucinatory. Please fill out this field with valid email address. While it’s sadly out of print – again, hit up the local library vofel an interlibrary loan req While tracking down some of these movies will be a quest on its own – remember, interlibrary loan is your friend – the experience of the book itself will be enough to keep you going.

I probably have learned more about underground film from perusing this book than any other guide. Directed by Paul Cronin.