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8 X 8: A Chess Sonata in 8 Movements
Series Title: Experimental Avant Garde Series
Call Number: VCR 2004- 4
Description: Rare, feature length, surreal film by Hans Richter, starring Jean Cocteau, Jean Arp, and others
Keywords: Hans Richter

Andrei Serban: The Greek Trilogy
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Call Number: VCR 2005- 9
Description: Exerpts from Serban's interpretations of "Electra," "Medea," and "The Trojan Women"
Keywords: Greek Drama; Andrei Serban; Theatre

Avant Garde #2
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Call Number: VCR 2004- 74
Description: Includes three silent experimental films with music scores from the Dada movement
Keywords: Silent Films; Dadaism

Avant-Garde: Experimental Cinema of the 1920s and '30s
Series Title: Raymond Rohauer Collection
Call Number: DVD 2010-63
Description: Originally produced as individual silent motion pictures in France, the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States, these twenty-five short films epitomize the avant garde movement of the 1920's and 1930's.
Keywords: Dadiasm; Cubism; Surrealism

Ballet Mecanique
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Call Number: VCR 2003-142
Description: Ferdinand Leger's surrealist film in which everyday images form abstract patterns
Keywords: Silent Film; Ferdinand Leger

Berlin: Symphony of a Great City
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Call Number: VCR 98- 46
Description: Cross section of life in Berlin; no dialogue
Keywords: Silent; German

By the Law/ Chess Fever
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Call Number: VCR 98- 53
Description: Two Soviet silent films
Keywords: Silent

Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
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Call Number: VCR 98- 56
Description: Includes film "Genuine"
Keywords: Silent; German

Dadascope
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Call Number: VCR 2004- 67
Description: Richter's film collage of poems written and performed by Dada artists
Keywords: Dadaism; Hans Richter

Dreams that Money Can Buy
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Call Number: VCR 2004-107
Description: Classic surrealistic film consisting of six parts, by Ernst, Richter, and others
Keywords: Max Ernst; Hans Richter

Dziga Vertov's "Man with a Movie Camera"
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Call Number: VCR 98- 62
Description: Writer-director Vertov
Keywords: Silent; Soviet

Eraserhead
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Call Number: VCR 2000- 95
Description: Avant garde film by David Lynch
Keywords: David Lynch

Marat/ Sade
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Call Number: VCR 90- 29
Description: Marquis de Sade reenacts death of Jean Paul Marat
Keywords: Marquis de Sade

Maya Deren: Collected Experimental Films
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Call Number: VCR 2000- 41
Description: Collection of films made between 1943 and 1959
Keywords: Short Films; Maya Deren

Potemkin and Eisenstein
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Call Number: VCR 84- 18
Description: 2 films; "Potemkin" is silent
Keywords: Silent

Robert Rauschenberg: Open Score
Series Title: 9 Evenings: Theatre & Engineering
Call Number: DVD 2009-98
Description: Film of a performance orchestrated by Rauschenberg at the 69th Regiment Armory in New York, Oct. 14, 1966, featuring a tennis match with FM transmitters imbedded in the racket handles.
Keywords: Art

Storm over Asia
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Call Number: VCR 98- 61
Description: Story of descendent of Ghengis Khan
Keywords: Silent; Soviet