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April 23, 2013  |  An Auteurist History of Film
California Dreaming: The American Avant-Garde, 1942–58
film Meshes of the Afternoon. 1943. USA. Directed by Maya Deren

Meshes of the Afternoon. 1943. USA. Directed by Maya Deren

These notes accompany the California Dreaming: The American Avant-Garde, 1942–58 screening program on April 24, 25, and 26.

Although nothing quite comparable to the French Surrealist films of the 1920s came out of America, the occasional maverick production had appeared on the periphery of Hollywood over the years. Read more

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June 24, 2011  |  Film, Viewpoints
Ultimate Insider: An Interview with Les Blank

In Heaven There Is No Beer? 1984. USA. Directed by Les Blank

Sally Berger interviews documentary filmmaker Les Blank on the occasion of his MoMA film retrospective Les Blank: Ultimate Insider Read more