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AMOS VOGEL'S FILM AS A SUBVERSIVE ART

by herb shellenberger
AMOS VOGEL'S FILM AS A SUBVERSIVE ART by herb shellenberger
THESE FILMS NOT IN THE DATABASE Prato Palomares [Andre Faria, 1970, Brazil] submitted Moonwalk No. 1 [NASA, 1971, USA] submitted The Twilight Of The Damned (L Aube Des Damnes) [Ahmed Rachedi, 1970, Algeria] submitted Paradise Now [Sheldon Rochlin, 1970, US] submitted Desordre [Jacques Baratier, 1955, France] Nothing Happened This Morning [David Bienstock, 1965, USA] FMC Why Not [S. Arakawa, 1970, USA] An Eater [Nobuhiko Obayashi / Kazutomo Fuzino, 1963, Japan] FMC The Gift (Le Cadeau) [Jacques Vausseur and Dick Roberts, 1961, France] The Church Bell (La Cloche) [Jean L’Hote. 1964, France] Magritte [Luc De Heusch, 1955, Belgium] The World of… Read more

THESE FILMS NOT IN THE DATABASE

Prato Palomares [Andre Faria, 1970, Brazil] submitted
Moonwalk No. 1 [NASA, 1971, USA] submitted
The Twilight Of The Damned (L Aube Des Damnes) [Ahmed Rachedi, 1970, Algeria] submitted
Paradise Now [Sheldon Rochlin, 1970, US] submitted

Desordre [Jacques Baratier, 1955, France]
Nothing Happened This Morning [David Bienstock, 1965, USA] FMC
Why Not [S. Arakawa, 1970, USA]
An Eater [Nobuhiko Obayashi / Kazutomo Fuzino, 1963, Japan] FMC
The Gift (Le Cadeau) [Jacques Vausseur and Dick Roberts, 1961, France]
The Church Bell (La Cloche) [Jean L’Hote. 1964, France]
Magritte [Luc De Heusch, 1955, Belgium]
The World of Paul Delvaux (Le Monde De Paul Delvaux) [Henri Storck, 1947, Belgium]
A Day In Town (En Dag I Staden) [Pontus Hulten and Hans Nordenstrom, 1956, Sweden]
Homage to Jean Tinguely [Robert Breer, 1960, USA] FMC
Pianissimo [Carmen D’Avino, 1963, USA]
Sort Of A Commercial For An Icebag [Michel Hugo, 1970, USA]
Aktion 540 [Werner Koenigs, 1968, West Germany]
The Door In The Wall [Glenn H. Alvey, 1956, Great Britain]
The House (Het Huis) [Louis A. van Gasteren, 1961, Netherlands
In Marin County [Peter Hutton, 1971, USA]
Prune Flat [Robert Whitman, 1965, USA]
Power of Plants [Paul F. Moss and Thelma Schnee, 1949, USA]
Running Shadow [Robert Fulton, 1971, USA]
Particle Removal Series [David McCullough, 1972, USA]
On A Most Beautiful Meadow (Im Schönsten Wiesengrunde) [Peter von Gunten, 1968, Switzerland]
Damon The Mower [George Dunning, 1971, Great Britain]
Delaware [Newsreel film collective, 1968/9, USA]
Eight Flags For 99 Cents [Charles Olin, 1970, USA]
Evil Hour, An [Peter Wolff, 1970, USA]
Hamburg October 1923 Insurrection, The (Der Hamburger Aufstand Oktober 1923) [Reiner Etz, Gisela Tuchtenhagen and Klaus Wildenhahn, 1972, West Germany]
Hog Calling Blues [Neal Pace, 1969, USA]
Guidebook To Bonn And Environs (Stadtführer Für Bonn Und Umgebung) [Manfred Vosz, 1969, West Germany]
I’m A Man [Peter Rosen, 1969, USA]
I’m Going To Give You All My Love [Jerrold Peil, 1971, USA]
Palestine [Nick Macdonald, 1971, USA]
The People And Their Guns (Le Peuple Et Ses Fusils) [Joris Ivens and film collective, 1967, France]
The Revolutionary Was A Cop [Marc Weiss, 1971, USA]
Robert Wall, Ex-FBI Agent [Michael Anderson, Paul Jacobs, Saul Landau, Bill Yahrans, 1972, USA]
Spain 68 (España 68) [Unitelefilm Collective, 1968, Italy]
12-12-42 [Bernard Stone, 1966, USA] FMC
Sunday [Dan Drasin, 1961, USA]
Susan After The Sugar Harvest [Peter Robinson, 1971, USA]
Three Lives [Kate Millett, 1971, USA]
Troublemakers [Robert Machover and Norman Fruchter, 1966, USA] FMC
Valparaiso, Valparaiso [Pascal Aubier, 1971, France]
Alone (Magany) [Vince Lakatos, 1969, Hungary]
Be Sure To Behave (A Sekat Dobrotu) [Peter Solan, 1968, Czechoslovakia]
The Machine (Maszyna) [Daniel Szczechura, 1963, Poland]
Per Aspera Ad Astra [Nedeljko Dragic, 1969, Yugoslavia]
Demonstrations (Strahov) [Anonymous, 1967, Czechoslovakia]
Merry Working Class (Vesela Klasa) [Bojana Marijan, 1969, Yugoslavia]
Not All That Flies Is A Bird (Nije Ptica Sve Sto Leti) [Borislav Sajtinac, 1970, Yugoslavia]
Technique and The Rite, The (La Tecnica E II Rito) [Miklós Jancsó, 1971, Italy]
Untitled (Bez Naslova) [Borivoj Dovnikovic, 1965, Yugoslavia]
Apropos Of A Person Variously Called Holy Lazarus Or Babaiu (Acerca De Un Personaje Que Unos Llaman San Lazaro Y Otros Llamen Bablu) [Octavio Cortazar, 1968, Cuba]
Child Undernourishment (Desnutricion Infantil) [Alvaro Ramirez, 1969, Chile]
O.K. [Walter Heynowski, 1964, East Germany]
Pilots In Pajamas (Piloten Im Pyjama) [Walter Heynowski and Gerhard Scheumann, 1968, East Germany]
Superior Toys – Made In The USA (Feine Spielwaren – Made In USA) [Guenter Raetz, 1969, East Germany]
Acupuncture Anaesthesia [Peking Television, 1971, China]
The Casting [James Pasternak, 1971, USA]
Dinner Three Minutes [Jean-Paul Vroom, 1969, Netherlands]
How I Became A Negro (Wie Ich Ein Schwarzer Wurde) [Roland Gall, 1970, West Germany]
The Japanese Sword (Nihonto – Monogatari) [T. Asano, 1958, Japan]
Margalit, The Highway Queen (Malkat Hakvish) [Menachem Golan, 1971, Israel]
Documentary Footage [Morgan Fisher, 1968, USA]
Black Pudding [Nancy Edell, 1971, Great Britain]
Beaver Films [Stag, 1970, USA]
Kodak Ghost Poems, also Adventures of the Exquisite Corpse [Andrew Noren, 1970, USA]
Orange [Karen Johnson, 1969, USA]
Secrete Of Life [Victor Faccinto, 1971, USA]
Sex [David Avidan, 1971, Israel]
Shadow of an Apple [Robert Lapoujade, France, 1965]
Tales [Cassandra Gerstein, 1970, USA]
What Goes On At Sex Therapy Clinics [Community Medical Cable Casting, 1972, USA]
Man From Onan [Alan Ruskin, 1971, USA]
Particularly Valuable (Besonders Wertvoll) [Helmuth Costard, 1968, Germany]
Sodoma [Otto Muehl, 1970, Austria]
Suppression Of Women Is Recognizable Above All By The Behaviour Of The Women Themselves!, The (Die Unterdruckung Der Frauen Ist Vor Allen Am Verhalten Der Frauen Selber Zu Erkennen!) [Helmuth Costard, 1970, Germany]
The Beginning Of Life [Lars Wallen, 1968, Sweden]
Kirsa Nicholina [Gunvor Nelson, 1970, USA]
The Atom Strikes [Army Pictorial Service, US Signal Corps for War Department, 1950, USA]
Birth And Death [Arthur and Evelyn Barron, 1968, USA]
The End of One [Paul Kocela, 1971, USA]
Forbidden Bullfight (Corrida Interdite) [Denys Colomb de Daunant, 1959, France]
Germ And Chemical Warfare [CBS News, 1968, USA]
It Is Good To Live [Fumio Kamei, 1958, Japan]
Meditation On The End Of Human Life (Posledni Veci Cloveka) [Jovan Kubicek, 1967, Czechoslovakia]
The Race [William Copland, 1970, Australia]
To Live (Vivre) [Carlos Vilardebo, 1960, France]
Vietnam, Land of Fire [No credits available, 1966, France]
Archaeology (Archaeologia) [Andrzej Brzozowski, 1967, Poland]
Town Presented To The Jews As A Gift By The Fuhrer, A (Mesto Darovane) [Vladimir Kressl, 1968, Czechoslovakia]
Camps of The Dead [Allied cameramen, 1947, France]
Butterflies Do Not Live Here (Motyli Tady Neziji) [Miro Bernat, 1958, Czechoslovakia]
Chotyn – 5km [Igor Kolovsky, 1968, USSR]
I Was A Kapo (Bylem Kapo) [Tadeusz Jaworski, 1964, Poland]
Warsaw Ghetto [Anonymous, 1943/4, Germany] http://www.archive.org/details/Warsaw_Nazi_Ghetto_1940-43
Constitution And Censorship [Stephen Sharff, 1953, USA]
Every Seventh Child [Jack Willis, 1967, USA]
A Note From Above [Derek Phillips, 1969, Great Britain]
Bitter Grapes [Richard Bartlett, 1968, USA]
The Fire Walkers (Anasternaria) [Roussos Condouros, 1961, Greece]
Here Comes Every Body [John Whitmore, 1972, USA]
Vali [Sheldon and Diane Rachlin, 1965, USA]
Look At Life [Nicholas Gosling, 1969, Great Britain]
Apotheosis/Apotheosis 2 [John Lennon, 1970, Great Britain]

-Blood (Le Sang) [Jean-Daniel Pollet, 1971, France, 85 minutes, 35mm, the only known 35mm print screened in 2013 at Anthology Film Archives with custom French soft-subtitles and I missed it and the world is horrible, some more writeups on Pollet appear in Film Comment and Village Voice, Nicole Brenez suggests it was withdrawn from distribution by Pollet due to the animal slaughter in the film]
-Saturday Morning [Kent Mackenzie, 1971, USA, recollections from the filmmaker’s daughter and other subjects written in 2008, a paperback is listed on Amazon with used copies under $5]
-Breathing Together: Revolution Of The Electric Family [Morley Markson, 1971, Canada, 16mm, 84 minutes, color, information at the filmmaker’s website, screened in 2001 at the Harvard Film Archive with the filmmaker in person]
-Co-Co Puffs [Ira Wohl, 1972, USA, 17 minutes, 16mm, screened at Frequent Small Meals in 2007 on VHS through arrangement with the filmmaker]
-Lightning Waterfall Fern Soup [Shelby Kennedy, 1971, USA, 4 minutes, distributed by Lux on 16mm, Kennedy also co-directed films with Anne Severson/Alice Ann Parker]
-Nebula II [Robert Frerck, 1969, USA, originally distributed by the Creative Film Society, 7 minutes, color, screened in 2009 at SAIC Conversations at the Edge]

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