Detail View: Stan Brakhage Collection: Stan Brakhage on Agnès Varda, Alberto Cavalcanti, and Ken Jacobs

Identifier: 
narv_4th31Lecture4-28-75LOperaMouffeBlondCobra
Title: 
Stan Brakhage on Agnès Varda, Alberto Cavalcanti, and Ken Jacobs
Description: 
Stan Brakhage discusses Akira Kurosawa's growing blindness. He recalls going to the Brussels World Fair and meeting Agnès Varda. Brakhage plays Varda's film 'L'Opéra Mouffe' and analyzes the film 'Dead of Night' by Alberto Cavalcanti. Brakhage gives biographies of Ken Jacobs and Jack Smith. He then shows Ken Jacobs' film 'Blond Cobra.' Brakhage mentions how 'Flaming Creatures' made Smith very famous. He explores the relationship between sex and death.
Description Type: 
Abstract
Description: 
00:00 Stan Brakhage begins 53:44 End
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SegmentSequence
Description: 
Course title: History of Film: Sex/Death, Eisenstein, Etcetera) - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Description Type: 
Venue
Subject: 
Flaming creatures (Motion picture)
Subject: 
Varda, Agnès, 1928-
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Sex -- Psychological aspects
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Death -- Psychological aspects
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Blond cobra (Motion picture)
Subject: 
Smith, Jack, 1932-1989
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Jacobs, Ken, 1933-
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Dead of night (Motion picture)
Subject: 
Cavalcanti, Alberto
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
L'Opéra Mouffe (Motion picture)
Source: 
narv_4th31Lecture4-28-75LOperaMouffeBlondCobra
Creator: 
Brakhage, Stan
Creator Type: 
naf
Date: 
4/28/1975
Format Medium: 
audio/mp3
Language: 
English