SILENT AVANT-GARDE

Live musical accompaniment by the Matti Bye Ensemble
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Showings

Castro Theatre Fri, Jun 1 2:00 PM
$17 general / $15 member
No Service Fees!
Film Info
Year:1924–1934
Total Run Time:70 min.

Description

Selections from the touring retrospective Unseen Cinema: Early American Avant-Garde Film 1894-1941, a collaborative film preservation and restoration project by Anthology Film Archives, New York; and Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfort am Main; in collaboration with sixty of the world's leading film archives and with generous support provided by Cineric Inc.; Eastman Kodak Company; Filmmakers Showcase; and Film Preservation Associates.
Included in this program of films from the extraordinary Unseen Cinema collection: Anémic Cinéma (1924-26, Marcel Duchamp); Pas de deux (from the Looney Lens series from Fox Movietone, 1924); a Slavko Vorkapich montage with four sequences: Skyline Dance, 1928; The Money Machine, 1929, Prohibition, 1929; and The Furies, 1934; A Bronx Morning (1931, Jay Leyda); The Life and Death of 9413–A Hollywood Extra (1927, Robert Florey); Hände (1927, Mikos Bandy and Stella F. Simon); and 1931 Mexican footage by Sergei Eisenstein.



Introduction by Craig Baldwin


Special support provided by the Barbro Osher Pro Suecia Foundation and the Consulate General of Sweden in San Francisco


Copresented by San Francisco Cinematheque, Canyon Cinema, and the Exploratorium