Detail View: Stan Brakhage Collection: A debate between Malcolm Le Grice and Stan Brakhage - Part 3 + 4

Identifier: 
narv_brak_TheGreatDebateBoulder1977_P3_P4
Title: 
A debate between Malcolm Le Grice and Stan Brakhage - Part 3 + 4
Description: 
Continues 'Debate between Malcolm Le Grice and Stan Brakhage - Part 1 + 2,' In this four-part recording Stan Brakhage and Malcolm Le Grice discuss various aspects of culture, the arts, and film making. They have differing opinion on almost every topic. Brakhage talks about Maya Deren and her films, before they are screened and talked about. The film 'Cosmic Ray' by Bruce Conner is also screened and discussed.
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Abstract
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00:00 PART THREE : They continue to discuss the restraints of Renaissance perspective and vision 07:40 Brakhage criticizes Le Grice's book for listing film "firsts" 10:15 Le Grice points to the historic ignorance in the U.S. of the arts in Europe 13:50 They discuss the economic aspects of the U.S. "art machine" 14:55 They discuss provincialism and ignorance between different art scenes in the U.S. and Europe 19:00 Question from the audience (nearly inaudible) and Brakhage rants about his style becoming the "personalism" movement 25:00 Le Grice comments about the 'Cosmic Ray,' concerning perception and affect 31:40 They talk about sex and death in art 34:40 Q+A continues. The questions are unintelligible 35:40 They talk about risk-taking and planning in film making 44:15 They discuss the pros and cons of verbal eruptions 49:00 Brakhage elaborates on sexism, feminism, and his support of female artists and then talks about sexuality in art films 01:01:20 PART 4 -- They share more insights on the film 'Cosmic Ray' 01:07:40 They talk about whether they identify with the viewer when making films 01:13:25 Le Grice goes into the historical and cultural contexts of film making 01:18:40 Brakhage talks again about 'Valentin de la Sierra' having both avant-garde and public appeal 01:20:50 They talk about film making techniques 01:23:30 Recording ends -- Silence to end 01:43:44 End
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SegmentSequence
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Motion picture producers and directors- -- Attitudes
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lcsh
Subject: 
Le Grice, Malcolm
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Structuralism
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lcsh
Subject: 
Subjectivity
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lcsh
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Deren, Maya -- Criticism and interpretation
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naf
Subject: 
Conner, Bruce, 1933-2008 -- Criticism and interpretation
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Filmmaking (Motion pictures) -- 20th century
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lcsh
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Experimental films -- 20th century
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lcsh
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Arts and society
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lcsh
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Visual perception in art
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lcsh
Subject: 
Arts -- Study and teaching
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lcsh
Subject: 
Valentin de la Sierra (Motion picture)
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Choreography for Camera (Motion picture)
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Cosmic Ray (Motion Picture)
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Independent filmmakers -- Attitudes
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lcsh
Subject: 
Brakhage, Stan
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naf
Source: 
narv_brak_TheGreatDebateBoulder1977_P3_P4
Creator: 
Brakhage, Stan
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naf
Contributor: 
Le Grice, Malcolm
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naf
Date: 
1977-12
Format Medium: 
audio/mp3
Language: 
English