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Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome – Kenneth Anger


Directed by Kenneth Anger. US 1954, 16mm, color, 38 min. Anger’s astonishing masterpiece unfolds a constellation of imagined gods choreographed by Anger and drawn from one of the legendary “Come As Your Madness” costume galas hosted by the silent film … Continue reading

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NUCLEAR NATION a film by Atsushi Funahashi


A documentary about the exile of Futaba’s residents, the region housing the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant. Since the 1960s, Futaba had been promised prosperity with tax breaks and major subsidies to compensate for the presence of the power … Continue reading

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Free Radicals – A History of Experimental Film (2010)


In this film essay, Chodorov examines the lives and work of such experimental luminaries as Hans Richter, Michael Snow, Peter Kubelka, Stan Brakhage and the godfather of the New American Cinema, Jonas Mekas. Named after the Len Lye‘s landmark experimental … Continue reading

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