Detail View: Stan Brakhage Collection: Stan Brakhage lecture on Christopher MacLaine

Identifier: 
narv_brak_lecture_S1_P2_BroughtonFeb1972_MaclaineMarch1972
Title: 
Stan Brakhage lecture on Christopher MacLaine
Description: 
Continues 'Stan Brakhage lecture on James Broughton, Part 2.' Brakhage continues to talk about myth, saga, religion, and the emotional aspect of the truth. He speaks about San Francisco and the beat movement and then comments on Christopher MacLaine's films. Brakhage stresses the importance of knowing something about the artists who make films. He goes into analyzing films and the influence of different filmmakers. He relates seeking out MacLaine in later years. Another Q+A session follows the screening of 'The man who invented gold.' He talks about the cameraman Jordan Belson and then about MacLaine's later life as a speed addict. The soundtrack of film 'The End' is played with much bag pipe music and Brakhage goes into fife and drum military music. Then the film is shown without sound and Brakhage speaks about the rhythm of the images and other aspects. Finally, he provides commentary during the third screening.
Description Type: 
Abstract
Description: 
00:00 Brakhage continues 08:00 San Francisco 11:30 Brakhage on MacLaine and 'Beat' 15:45 Beat movement authors 25:45 Q+A begins 27:25 On artists and art 30:45 On analyzing films 35:15 His encounter with MacLaine 44:30 Q+A begins 50:00 Jordan Belson 56:15 MacLaine's life 01:05:20 The sound track is played 01:07:05 On war music 01:10:20 Comments on the film 01:17:45 Academic analysis 01:20:20 He comments during the third screening 01:22:19: End
Description Type: 
SegmentSequence
Subject: 
Maclaine, Christopher
Subject Type: 
naf
Subject: 
Independent filmmakers -- United States
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Subject: 
Filmmaking (Motion pictures)
Subject Type: 
lcsh
Source: 
narv_brak_lecture_S1_P2_BroughtonFeb1972_MaclaineMarch1972
Creator: 
Brakhage, Stan
Creator Type: 
naf
Date: 
1972-03
Format Medium: 
audio/mp3
Language: 
English