Detail View: Stan Brakhage Collection: Stan Brakhage on Charlie Chaplin and Sergei Eisenstein

Identifier: 
narv_4th10Lecture10-28-74EisensteinTheGeneralLine
Title: 
Stan Brakhage on Charlie Chaplin and Sergei Eisenstein
Description: 
Stan Brakhage gives a history of film projection and music. This transitions into a discussion about Charlie Chaplin and Baruch Spinoza. Brakhage shows 'The Vagabond' and analyses it, mentioning how the film follows a "circular pattern." He also discusses the archetypes for heroes and villains of Chaplin's time. Brakhage discusses his own film 'Dominion.' He explores the symbolism of light representing knowledge. Brakhage describes the making Sergei Eisenstein's film 'The General Line.' He also mentions the conditions in the Soviet Union.
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Abstract
Description: 
00:00 Questions from the audience begin 41:57 Questions from the audience end 41:58 Brakhage begins 1:02:57 Brakhage ends 1:02:58 Questions from the audience begin 1:26:24 End
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SegmentSequence
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Course title: History of Film: Sex/Death, Eisenstein, Etcetera) - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
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Venue
Subject: 
Motion picture music
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lcsh
Subject: 
Chaplin, Charlie, 1889-1977
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naf
Subject: 
Eisenstein, Sergeĭ Mikhaĭlovich, 1898-1948
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naf
Subject: 
Brakhage, Stan
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naf
Subject: 
Spinoza, Benedictus de, 1632-1677
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naf
Subject: 
Vagabond (Motion picture)
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lcsh
Subject: 
Dominion (Motion picture)
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Light -- Symbolic aspects
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
The general line (Motion picture)
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Heroes -- Psychology
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Villains in popular culture
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Source: 
narv_4th10Lecture10-28-74EisensteinTheGeneralLine
Creator: 
Brakhage, Stan
Creator Type: 
naf
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Date: 
10/28/1974
Format Medium: 
audio/mp3
Language: 
English