Paperback: 264 pages
Publisher: Univ Of Minnesota Press; First edition edition (August 14, 2005)
Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.6 x 10 inches
Amazon Rank: 2106168
Format: PDF Text djvu book
Avant-garde films are often dismissed as obscure or disconnected from the realities of social and political history. Jeffrey Skoller challenges this myth, arguing that avant-garde films more accurately display the complex interplay between past events and our experience of the present than conventional documentaries and historical films. Shadows, Specters, Shards examines a group of experimental films, including work by Eleanor Antin, Ernie Gehr,...