Video/Film , DVD

Maya Deren : experimental films

directed by Maya Deren.
  • New York, NY : Mystic Fire Video, ℗2007.
  • 1 videodisc (76 min.) : sound, b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD, Dolby digital stereo.
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    PN1995.9.E96M39 2007 c. 1
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Also known as
  • Experimental films
Credits
  • Musique, Teiji Ito (1st, 6th works), Maya Deren (5th work).
Performers
  • Cast: Meshes of the afternoon: Maya Deren, Alexander Hammid ; At land: John Cage, Parker Tyler ; A study in choreography for camera: Talley Beatty ; Ritual in transfigured time: Rita Christiani, Anaïs Nin ; Meditation on violence: Chao Li Chi ; The very eye of night: Metropolitan Opera Ballet School.
Subjects
Genre
  • Motion picture film collections.
  • Experimental films.
  • Silent films.
  • Short films.
Summary
  • Collection of short films by surrealist Russian-American filmmaker Deren, studying identity, movement, and freedom.
Contents
  • Meshes of the afternoon (1943-59, 14 min.) / collaboration with Alexander Hammid
  • At land (1944, 15 min.)
  • A study in choreography for camera (1945, 4 min.)
  • Ritual in transfigured time (1945-46, 15 min.)
  • Meditation on violence (1948, 12 min.)
  • The very eye of night (1952-59, 15 min.) / choreographic collaboration with Anthony Tudor.
Other information
  • Originally released as motion pictures 1943-1959.
  • Features: excerpt from Deren's "Divine horsemen : the living gods of Haiti," excerpt from Alexander Hammid's "Private life of a cat," picture gallery, notes and quotes, biography.
  • MPAA rating: Not rated.
  • Restrictions: For private home use only.
Publisher's number
  • MC377 Mystic Fire Video
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 880198037794
  • UPC: 00880198037794
  • OCLC: 179005987
  • OCLC: 179005987