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3,312 Ratings

Meshes of the Afternoon

United States, 1943
Avant-Garde, Short, Fantasy


One of the most influential avant garde films of all time, Alexander Hammid and Maya Deren’s Meshes of the Afternoon stars Deren as a woman inside of a labyrinthine nightmare, inhabited by her double as well as a mysterious cloaked figure with the face of a mirror.

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Meshes of the Afternoon Directed by Maya Deren, Alexander Hammid

Awards & Festivals

Venice Film Festival


Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente


National Film Preservation Board

1990 | Winner: National Film Registry

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