Underground film

United States, 1971

Film
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A study of the underground film movement, and independent filmmakers, as exemplified by Chick Strand and her work. Presents examples of underground films and from Strand’s award winning film ‘Anselmo’ to demonstrate the experimental and improvisational nature of this art form. Shows the distribution and presentation of underground films in the US. Strand’s partner is also shown working on the cover art for Frank Zappa’s the Mothers of Invention album ‘Weasels Ripped my Flesh’. Music by Jason and Spencer.

Credits

producer

Paul Marshall

production company

KEBS-TV

Language

English

Duration

00:22:40:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

29892

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture industry - United States

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion picture producers and directors - United States

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - Excerpts

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Motion pictures - History

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists

Crafts & Visual Arts → Artists - United States

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Experimental

Experimental → Experimental films - United States

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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