Showing best matches Show all copies. Illustrated with black and white plates. Meshes of the Afternoon. Unfortunately, Sitney’s inability to deal with these works critically — most of the dry, technical essays sound like newsletters from the film-makers themselves — hardly persuades the reader to believe that “”the great unacknowledged aspiration of the American avant-garde film has been the cinematic reproduction of the human mind. Wong Zong Yan marked it as to-read Feb 04, May 14, Emm rated it it was amazing Shelves: It’s a colorful history full if fascinating cranky film artists – sort of the last frontier where a person picks up a cheap movie camera, makes a film, and then organize a film showing. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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The text gets bogged down in plodding description that offers a handful of interesting insights but does nothing to capture the energy or the delight of these films. I see that Sitney was able to update this first attempt published around into a later edition in visionayr, which I haven’t seen.

Christopher Greer rated it liked it May 24, Cloth binding, pp. Adams Sitney, I beg to differ. This book signals a coming of age for the literature of personal film Review Copy with slip laid in. Ludek Novy rated it really liked it Sep 15, All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.


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It has been hailed as the most complete work written on the exciting, often puzzling and always controversial genre of American avant-garde film. Ryan Fredrick marked it as to-read Jul 11, The Lyrical Film 7. Visionary Film by P. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Howard Krosnick rated it really liked it Aug 22, The Graphic Cinema European Perspectives. Mandatory reading for any experimental filmmaker.

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Apparently he was able to excise some extensive descriptions in the later edition since it no longer had to be the book of record, as the films have since become easily available via video and online.


All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Critics hailed the first edition of Visionary Film as the most complete work written on the fiom, often puzzling, and always controversial genre of Sjtney avant-garde film. Basement Seller Published: Adams Sitney is a noted writer on film and a former editor of Film Culture magazine.

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