unseen cinema:


7-DVD BOX SET and PICTURING A METROPOLIS DVD for release by IMAGE ENTERTAINMENT on October 18, 2005

Image Entertainment in conjunction with Anthology Film Archives and Film Preservation Associates has prepared for home video release a DVD version of Unseen Cinema. The 7-disc box set contains 155 films, running 19 hours and is scheduled for release on October 18, 2005.

some of the special features look wonderful too:

• Anthology Film Archives, under the direction of the legendary filmmaker and archivst Jonas Mekas, reveals its vast holdings of unique American experimental films with some of the DVD’s rarest discoveries: films by Rudy Burckhardt, Jerome Hill, Lewis Jacobs, Henwar Rodakiewicz, Seymour Stern, Christopher Young, and many more..

• Warner Bros., Turner Entertainment, and Paramount Pictures opened their studio vaults to offer excellent quality 35mm archive copies of works by James Cruze, Busby Berkeley, Oskar Fischinger, Ernst Lubitsch, Paul Burnford, and Slavko Vorkapich.

• Renowned American collage artists and filmmaker Joseph Cornell is represented by his brilliant film montages salvaged by animator Lawrence Jordan and include The Children’s Party, Cotillion, Midnight Party, Thimble Theater, Carousel, and Jack’s Dream (all films c. 1938- ) and several other titles inspirational to Cornell’s filmmaking.

i know what i want santa to bring me this year, if i don’t break down and buy it for myself before then. via frameworks mailing list.

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