Avant garde film
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Media Art Net | Snow, Michael: Wavelength
With his film «Wavelength,» Michael Snow revolutionized the international Avant-garde film scene like no other production. Viewed from its basic concept, this is a purely «formal» film: it consists of a single, 45-minute-long tracking shot through the length of a room, accompanied by slowly-increasing sine tones.[...]
Last Year at Marienbad – One of the great art works of 20th Century.
Many books and essays have been written about Alain Resnais' surrealist/existentialist Last Year at Marienbad, but I'm a fan of the film primarily for its hallucinatory qualities. Definitely not something for the Transformers crowd.
In pictures: Remembering Salvador Dalí
A still from Dalí's first film with Luis Buñuel, Un Chien Andalou. The 1929 silent short emerged from a conversation the two artists had about their dreams: Buñuel had seen a cloud slicing the moon in two "like a razor blade slicing through an eye"; Dalí's dream had featured a hand crawling with ants