Masterworks of American Avant-Garde Experimental: 1920-1970 [Blu-ray/DVD] [4 Discs]

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Special Features

  • 2k Restoration of Manhatta (1920-21), dir. Charles Sheeler, Paul Strand) with 2008 Slovak Sinfonietta orchestral score by Donald Sosin and 2013 music score by Henry Wolfe and Phil Carluzzo
  • 2K restoration of Ballet Mechanique (1924, dir. Fernand Leger, Dudley Murphy) with additional footage and George Antheil's 1925 percussive score for 16 player pianos and mechanical noises
  • Previously unavailable, unique versions of Meshes of the Afternoon, (1943, dir. Maya Deren, Alexandr Hackenschmied), In the Street (1948, 1952, dir. Helen Levitt, Janice Loeb, James Agee), N.Y., N.Y. (1958, dir. Francis Thompson), Castro Street (1966, dir. Bruce Baillie), and Film That Rises to the Surface of Clarified Butter (1968, dir. Owen Land formerly George Landow)
  • Sappho and Jerry, Parts 1-3 (1977-78, dir. Bruce Posner)
  • Seasons... (2002, dir. Phil Solomon, Stan Brakhage)
  • Ch'an (1983, dir. Francis Lee) with music by Christopher Atwood
  • 22-page booklet featuring an essay by curator, filmaker and film historian Bruce Posner, as well as extensive notes on the new editions
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