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Star Spangled to Death, Part 1

निर्देशक Ken Jacobs
संयुक्त राज्य अमरीका, 2003
डॉक्यूमेंट्री, एवोन-गार्ड


The magnum opus of the independent filmmaker Ken Jacobs. Begun in 1957 as a backyard bohemian romp starring the avant-garde legend Jack Smith, the project grew over the years to incorporate huge chunks of appropriated material…

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Star Spangled to Death, Part 1 निर्देशक Ken Jacobs

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Star Spangled to Death, Ken Jacobs’s ultimate underground movie, annotates a lyrical junkyard allegory with chunks of mainly 1930s Hollywood movies. This found material allows Jacobs to brood on human programming, military triumphalism, and, most insistently, American racism. In the end, the movie turns mournfully self-reflexive, with intimations of aesthetic utopia amid the rubble of history.
June 26, 2018
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To watch Star Spangled to Death is to be plunged back into the very origin of a funk art that created its magic from, literally, whatever junk was to hand, from American mess – a true no-budget endeavour.
January 01, 2008
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Everything in this video winds up being tiresome at one point or another, which seems part of its design. But complicating this formula are present-day reflections in the form of intertitles, many of them quite moving.
February 27, 2004
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