An hour-long filmed profile of Amos Vogel, year old New York resident and Austrian emigre, founder of the New York Film Festival and America’s most. When Film as a Subversive Art was first published in , it was already after the fact. Amos Vogel had spent 16 years – from to – running the. An-all night screening of experimental and arthouse classics in tribute to the late Cinema 16 founder and author of Film As A Subversive Art.

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Though the existence of as yet empty concentration camps has been confirmed in the American press, the sadistic game and the device of the park seem arbitrary and artificial, limiting the radical potential of the film instead of broadening it.

I learned about my favorite film, Allan King’s “Warrendale,” because of this book. An unexpected response to Pinochet’s coup d’etat in Chile. Throughout, literal time and actual place are abolished, as time is reversed, accelerated or slowed and actions are frozen, condensed, repeated, or expanded.

I would love to have my own copy to refer to it when needed. Be the first to ask a question about Film as a Subversive Art.

Open Preview See a Problem? An incident becomes the subject of a fearful dream which, in amo end, intersects with actuality and destroys the heroine. Fim really crying for a sequel. I could spend the rest of my life searching out these films based on Vogel’s descriptions alone. Edit Cast Cast overview: The cinema, the physical space itself, as a womb-like enclosure, dark and loud and all-encompassing, enticing viewers into a sort of shared dream state? Apr 03, Brick Top rated it it was amazing.


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Vogel dreams of a cinema without boundaries or taboos, ignoring most great art arises because of those limitations imposed by society, censorship and a sense of personal decency. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

There’s a lot of thought-provoking amoos and analysis Vogel makes when examining a skbversive of films that exist on the fringe of cinema, both heavily artistic and exploitative.

Sep 10, Allison McCulloch subversiev it really liked it Recommends it for: After every act of carnage, the merciful white sheet descends on the remains, a symbolic gesture reinforced in series of quick, haunting fades. Paperbackpages. I’d give it more stars if I adore this book! A valuable companion volume would be Hoberman and Rosenbaum’s Midnight Movies. Each consists of unrelated, compulsively recurring images, not more than a few frames in length, interrupted by carefully-spaced blank or color frames.

I find Vogel has shockingly little to give me at subversiive point in my life. Trivia About Film as a Subvers A powerful rhythm and stroboscopic flicker is created by insistent alterations of image and blank frames. The cover image is from Makavajev’s “WR”.

Yet in the [ A classic book on film and those films that lie outside of the mainstream. Refreshments will be aa throughout the night, with free tea and coffee for all ticket holders. Vlgel ask other readers questions about Film as a Subversive Artplease sign up.

Documentary being as fictional as regular fictional films, because it constructs the same sort of unreality through cinematic elements like editing and the mere presentation of film itself? Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.


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gilm Men and machines perform a strange ballet to shape the mountain. Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video. I probably have learned more about underground film from perusing this book than any other guide.

In this Internet-driven era, with no shortage of movie-related suvbersive and online video streaming, it probably won’t be too difficult to find and watch even the most obscure films discussed in this book. Donna rated it really liked it Aug 02, I fundamentally disagree with Vogel at multiple points and find ss insistence upon subversion as the highest artistic good to be foolishly untenable. However, a film called Disorder Desordre looks like it will be well worth watching.

Want to Read saving…. Beneath the flippant facade an uncomfortable black comedy unfolds, as the filmmaker deftly manipulates our subconcious ; for the plight of the hapless heroine, confused, paranoid, surrounded by people who seldom are what they seem to be, corresponds to our own deepest fears.

Share this Rating Title: But really, fiilm list of interest is quite small considering the scope and structure of the book.

Aug 30, Michael rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Use the HTML below. Also in Denver, London film festivals.