Media Arts Program
 


Sunday, March 11, 1990

ABSTRACT FILMS OF THE 1920'S:

Presented at:
Hallwalls

PRESENTED BY FILMMAKER AND SCHOLAR William Moritz. Films include LICHTSPIEL OPUS NR. 1(Walter Ruttmann, 1921, black and white, 10min); FILM IS RYTHMUS (Hans Richter, 1921, black and white, 1min); LE RETOUR A LA RAISON (Man Ray, 1923, black and white, 2min); WACHS EXPERIMENTE (Oskar Flschinger, 1923, black and white, 8min); OPUS NR. 2, OPUS NR. 3, and OPUS NR. 3 (Walter Ruttmann, 1922 and 1923, black and white, 10min); DIAGONAL SYMPHONY (Viking Eggling, 1924, black and white, 6min); BALLET MECHANIQUE (Dudley Murphey, with Fernand Leger and Man Ray, music by George Anthell, 1924, black and white, 18min); ENTR'ACTE (Rene Clair, with Fracis Picabia, music by Eric Satie, 1924, black and white, 20min); JEUX DES REFLET ET DE LA VITESSE (Henri Chomette, 1923-25, black and white, 3min); ANEMIC CINEMA (Marcel Duchamp, 1926, black and white, 6min); R-1 EIN FORMSPIEL (Oskar Fischinger, 1925-27, black and white, 6min); ETUDE CINEGRAPHIC SUR UNE ARABESQUE (Germaine Dulac, 1928, black and white, 5min); DISQUE 957 (Germaine Dulac, 1929, black and white, 6min); IN DER NACHT (Walter Ruttmann, 1931, black and white, 6min).


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