From: James Cole (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Dec 09 2008 - 14:00:47 PST
He talked to much? What the fuck is that supposed to mean? He proselytized
exprimenta/a-g film by "talking" about film in lecture halls and classrooms
across the country. He did as much to ensure the continued existence of
this type of film as anyone, ever, period. And his "talking" also financed
his films, which are among the greatest works of film art ever made.
On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 12:27 PM, jason rosette <email suppressed> wrote:
> Brakhage talked a bit too much I think...
> On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 7:07 AM, Fred Camper <email suppressed> wrote:
>> The "Songs," originally made and released in standard-8mm, were sold
>> starting in the mid-1960s for as little as $10 or $15 each. There were
>> also ten super-8 films released in 1976. Neither is available in new 8mm
>> prints anymore, but as 16mm blowups.
>> Brakhage said at the time that his model was a fine art book or
>> classical music recording. He did want people to see the films at home.
>> And the "Songs" in particular are in general better in 8mm and on small
>> screen than in 16mm, in my view.
>> Fred Camper
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