Three, individuals, a Bolex and a mind. That's all it took.
The Forgotten VillageActed on location by nonprofessionals and written by famed novelist John Steinbeck, this docudrama (made several years before the advent of neo-realism) was a highly unusual endeavor in its day. It portrays the lives of a corn-harvesting family outside a Mexican mountain...Watch Movie
Meshes of the AfternoonOne of the most important films in the history of American avant-garde cinema, Maya Deren’s MESHES OF THE AFTERNOON is captivating and dream-like, filled with tinges of psychodrama, murder mystery, and film noir. In a seemingly ordinary Los Angeles home, the film’s...Watch Movie
The Private Life of a CatToward the end of their marriage, filmmakers Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid collaborated on the remarkable short THE PRIVATE LIVE OF A CAT. As the film’s furry protagonists, identified only as “She” and “He,” gave birth to a litter of kittens (a process recorded in the film...Watch Movie
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