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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Vid credits are OK on a budget, and a reasonable smattering of clips from films championed by Vogel are included.
Film as a Subversive Art: Amos Vogel and Cinema 16 () – IMDb
Pic is more a portrait of the now year-old Vogel than a rigorous biography. The watching of film as an inherently subversive activity because it draws conflict between the rational mind recognising the film is artificial, subversivw illusion, and the irrational urge to believe in the artificial aw the film presents? Yves Montand’s rehearsals for a special show at Olympia to support Chile’s political refugees.
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Film as a Subversive Art: Amos Vogel And Cinema 16 – Variety
Film as a Subversive Art: I fundamentally disagree with Vogel at multiple points and find his insistence upon subversion as the highest artistic good to be foolishly untenable. This complex and controversial experiment utilizes two screens and the simultaneous projection of two separate films working in tandem. This book is awesome. Start your free trial. A documentary murder mystery about the filmmaker’s family, set in lower Alabama.
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Film as a Subversive Art
Film as a Subversive Art: L’important c’est d’aimer He harps on the merits of subversibe art films, bringing a new perspective of how they challenge cinema and the audience’s ideas, but mostly focues on a agt of elusive and under-seen films. That’s where Amos Vogel steps in with his Cinema 16 film society which premiered the films that no other theaters would show and helped New York audiences to discover directors like Maya Deren, Roman Polanski, and John Cassavettes.
Photos Add Image Add an image Do you have any images for this title? While it’s sadly out of print – again, hit vogrl the local library for 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.
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. I would love to have my own copy to refer to it when needed. Then the camera follows in tracking shots and rapid cuts a surrealist fil of dimly-lit heaps — at times still red with blood — on stretchers and subbersive shrouds, receding into the distance along bleak corridors under greenish lights.
Cinema as a Subversive Art: An All-Night Filmic Wake for Amos Vogel
Scott MacDonald Foreword by. The Alps in winter. You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Trivia About Film as a Subvers I adore this book!
I first read this in college. Apr 03, Brick Top rated it it was amazing.
More a portrait of the now year-old Vogel than a rigorous biography or film history, this is a timely reminder of the gradual flattening out of film culture the past two decades, from a time when intellectual curiosity still drove movie auds. Five former political prisoners gather to discuss about the political situation in Spain under Franco ruling.
While it’s sadly out of print – again, hit vvogel the local library for an interlibrary loan request – Vogel’s work and the availability of these movies elsewhere is quite the gift. However, a film called Disorder Desordre looks like it will be well worth watching. Executive producer, Guillaume Meister.