From: Mary Jordan (email suppressed)
Date: Sun Jan 22 2006 - 13:59:36 PST
> I assume the Rotterdam description was written by the festival programmer,
> not the producers:
Yes by the festival programmers.
> I'm not sure how much of a "secret" the Smith influence on Warhol was. But
> the description is probably written for general festival audiences.
> The doc has its own website with clips from the film. I have had trouble
> playing the clips, but people can get a sense of the interviews and the
> interview style. I'm not exactly sure what was meant by the claim "The
> interviews in Jordan's piece are skewed and lacking many important facts."
> The talking heads seem to be a mix of the usual suspects and personal
> assistants so I'm not really sure what "direction" the interviews would be
> skewed (other than generally positive).
> Out of curiosity: Is the "Photos" clip on the website (a discussion of
> Smith's photography) the section of the film that is missing the higher
> resolution images? Will the "Ken Burns Effect" be used as extensively in
> the final cut, or will a different strategy be used once you have the higher
> res images?
The section your viewing was done in March 2005. It has changed a lot since
then. It will be nice to experiment with Jack's photos when there are better
scans. Jack's photos have so much detail and things happening at the edges
of frame. Dense compositions.
> James Kreul
> University of North Carolina Wilmington
> email suppressed
> For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.
Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis
"Capitalism is when you must kill to earn a living" Jack Smith
For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.