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Brakhage, Stan

Works: 637 works in 1,172 publications in 6 languages and 10,590 library holdings
Genres: Experimental films  Anthology films  Biography  Documentary films  Short films  History  Interviews  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Silent films 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Director, Narrator, Restager , Performer, Creator, Producer, Film editor, Other, Artist, Scenarist, Speaker, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1995.9.E96, 791.4375
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Stan Brakhage
By Brakhage : an anthology( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-six masterworks by Stan Brakhage
Film at wit's end : eight avant-garde filmmakers by Stan Brakhage( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in English and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Avant-garde. experimental cinema, 1928-1954( Visual )

11 editions published in 2007 in 3 languages and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally produced as individual silent or sound motion pictures in the United States, Germany, and France, these seventeen short films epitomize the development of experimental film from the 1920's through the 1950's. The films are drawn from the collection assembled by Raymond Rohauer, one of the nation's foremost proponents of experimental cinema, founder of the Hollywood Film Society, and longtime programmer at the Coronet Theatre in Los Angeles. Rohauer helped preserve and promote avant-garde cinema, and these films from his personal archive are some of the most influential and eclectic short films made during the 20th Century
Treasures IV : American avant garde film, 1947-1986( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents 26 films by artists who helped to redefine cinema. Shows an array of film types and styles, from abstract animation to documentary and balances acknowledged classics with rediscoveries. The films are drawn from the preservation work of five of America's foremost avant-garde archives: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Anthology Film Archives, The Museum of Modern Art, The New York Public Library, and The Pacific Film Archive. None of the titles has been available before on good-quality video in the United States
Free radicals : a history of experimental film by Pip Chodorov( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This feature-length documentary provides a vivid, eye-opening, and appropriately personal introduction to one of the most important, yet perpetually marginalized, realms of filmmaking: avant-garde cinema. Achieving the near-impossible task of doing justice in a mere 82 minutes to this incredibly rich, varied, and expansive domain, FREE RADICALS is as expertly constructed an introduction to the topic as one could hope for, thanks in large part to the film's privileging of rare interviews with some of the most important filmmakers in the avant-garde tradition (including Jonas Mekas, Peter Kubelka, Stan Brakhage, and Hans Richter), and its inclusion of several films in their entirety. The film's sincere admiration for its subject is best reflected by Chodorov's own description: "I wanted to share a few of the films I love and introduce you to some of the free, radical artists who made them"--Container
Essential Brakhage : selected writings on filmmaking by Stan Brakhage( Book )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film biographies by Stan Brakhage( Book )

9 editions published between 1977 and 1979 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Mirror of Maya Deren by Martina Kudláček( Visual )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about the life and work of Maya Deren, one of the major figures in American avant-garde and independent film history
By Brakhage, an anthology( Visual )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this second installment, we are proud to present thirty more of Brakhage's innovative creations, from his 1950s films to his final work from 2003. Highlights of this collection include the antiwar film 23rd psalm branch; hand-painted films from the Persian series; The wonder ring, made for a commission by Joseph Cornell; the autobiographical Scenes from under childhood, section one; his only found-footage film, Murder psalm; and much more
Brakhage scrapbook : collected writings, 1964-1980 by Stan Brakhage( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Metaphors on vision by Stan Brakhage( Book )

28 editions published between 1960 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"First published in 1963 as a special issue of Film Culture, it stands as the major theoretical statement by one of avant-garde cinema's most influential figures, a treatise on mythopoeia and the nature of visual experience written in a style as idiosyncratic as his art. By turns lyrical, technical, and philosophical, this is a collection to be shelved alongside the commentaries of Robert Bresson and Maya Deren, Sergei Eisenstein and Nagisa Oshima. Yet despite its historical importance and undeniable influence, the complete Metaphors has remained out of print in the US for over forty years."--Light Industry website (viewed on August 24, 2017)
The Brakhage lectures: Georges Méliès, David Wark Griffith, Carl Theodore Dreyer, Sergei Eisenstein by Stan Brakhage( Book )

5 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures given at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago during the fall and early winter of 1970-71
Independent filmmaking by Lenny Lipton( Book )

7 editions published between 1972 and 1983 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dog star man by Stan Brakhage( Visual )

23 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An experimental silent film, consisting of a prelude and four parts, weaves a complex story of the mythical Dog Star Man
Telling time : essays of a visionary filmmaker by Stan Brakhage( Book )

9 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Taaffe : composite nature : a conversation with Stan Brakhage by Philip Taaffe( Book )

7 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A moving picture giving and taking book by Stan Brakhage( Book )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ecrit en 1966, ce texte est à la fois un manuel de technique cinématographique et un manifeste de la pensée visionnaire et expérimentale du cinéaste et vidéaste américain
Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Film 1920-1970( Visual )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 37 restored avant-garde films from some of the most acclaimed names of American avant-garde filmmaking
By Brakhage : an anthology by Stan Brakhage( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veintiséis obras maestras de Stan Brakhage
Anticipation of the night by Stan Brakhage( Visual )

24 editions published between 1959 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cycle of madness and childhood's end. A film poem
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By Brakhage : an anthology By Brakhage : an anthology
Film at wit's end : eight avant-garde filmmakersEssential Brakhage : selected writings on filmmakingTelling time : essays of a visionary filmmakerPhilip Taaffe : composite nature : a conversation with Stan BrakhageBy Brakhage : an anthologyStan Brakhage : filmmakerFrom The book of legends : stories of Maya Deren, Joseph Cornell & Charles Olson
Alternative Names
B, S.

B., S. 1933-2003 (Stan Brakhage)

B., S. (Stan Brakhage)

Brakhage, James Stanley.

Brakhage, James Stanley 1933-2003

Brakhage, Stanley

S. B

S. B. 1933-2003 (Stan Brakhage)

S. B. (Stan Brakhage)

Sanders, Robert

Sanders, Robert 1933-

Sanders, Robert 1933-2003

Stan Brakhage

Stan Brakhage Amerikaans director of photography (1933-2003)

Stan Brakhage réalisateur américain

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