Detail View: Stan Brakhage Collection: Stan Brakhage and Jonas Mekas - Part 1

Identifier: 
narv_#23Mekas4-30-74_1
Title: 
Stan Brakhage and Jonas Mekas - Part 1
Description: 
Stan Brakhage introduces Jonas Mekas, who proceeds to recount running away from home as a child and describes living in New York. Mekas explains why he began making films and describes his early work, such as 'Guns of the Trees.' Mekas talks about discovering and then making experimental films. He compares living in the city to living in a small village. Brakhage thanks Mekas for helping make his films. Mekas describes Brakhage's music collection and analyzes some of Brakhage's films. Mekas expounds on the various styles of art in experimental films. He talks about film festivals and the reviews of experimental films. Continued on 'Stan Brakhage and Jonas Mekas - Part 2.'
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Abstract
Description: 
00:00 Stan Brakhage begins 03:17 Brakhage ends 03:18 Jonas Mekas begins 1:03:40 Mekas ends 1:04:01 Brakhage begins 1:05:42 Brakhage ends 1:05:45 Mekas begins 1:26:52 End
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SegmentSequence
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Course title: Document in Film - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
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Venue
Subject: 
Mekas, Jonas, 1922-
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naf
Subject: 
Artists
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Subject: 
Experimental films
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lcsh
Subject: 
Brakhage, Stan
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naf
Subject: 
Independent filmmakers -- United States -- Interviews
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lcsh
Subject: 
Artists--New York (State)--New York--20th century
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lcsh
Subject: 
City and town life--New York (State)--New York--Anecdotes
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lcsh
Subject: 
Art and motion pictures
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Subject: 
Guns of the Trees (Motion picture)
Source: 
narv_#23Mekas4-30-74_1
Creator: 
Brakhage, Stan
Creator Type: 
naf
Contributor: 
Mekas, Jonas, 1922-
Contributor Type: 
naf
Rights: 
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Date: 
4/30/1974
Format Medium: 
audio/mp3
Language: 
English