Video/Film , DVD in English

Jem Cohen : early works

  • Chicago, IL : Video Data Bank, [200-?]
  • 1 videodisc (1 hr., 15 min.) : sound, b&w and colored ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Recorded DVD, may not play on all DVD players.
Also known as
  • Early works
Credits
  • Presented by Video Data Bank ; 1st work shot, cut, produced by Jem Cohen ; 2nd work produced by C-Hundred Film Corp, presented by Jem Cohen; the 3rd a film by Jem Cohen ; soundtrack for 4th work by Jem Cohen with Ian MacKaye, drawn from anonymous calls placed to a telephone confession line.
Subjects
Genre
  • Short films United States.
Summary
  • This compilation features several of Cohen's pieces from the late 1980s and early 1990s: a paean to both the physical and mental aspects of the New York City landscape, an exploration of cinematic genres from narrative to music video, a sensual and romantic portrait of swimmers at a water hole, and a sound and image piece inspired by a telephone confession line.
Contents
  • This is a history of New York (23:00)
  • Just hold still (35:00)
  • Drink deep (10 min.)
  • Black hole radio (8:00).
Other information
  • The 1st work produced in 1987; the 2nd in 1989; the 3rd in 1991; the 4th in 1992.
Identifying numbers
  • OCLC: 75185098
  • OCLC: 75185098