Dada

Synopsis
The history and nature of the Dadaist movements in modern art and literature are explained by the words and works of various artists, including Max Ernst, Hans Richter, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray and Gabriele Picabia-Buffet. Includes a recreated stage production from the Cabaret Voltaire in Zurich, where Dada was born in 1916, as well as re-enacted scenes of the movement’s arrival in Paris and Tristan Tzara’s creation of a Dada poem.
Language
English
Country
Belgium
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 30 min.
Year of production
1976
Availability
Out of distribution
Notes
Note: Much of the film’s commentary is in French and German without subtitles.
Uses
1st & 2nd-year history of art.*
Subjects
Drama; English language and literature
Keywords
Dadaism; painters

Credits

Director
Serge Lovrix

Production Company

Name

Procine (Belgium) for Ministry of National Education

Distributor

Name

Concord Media

Email
sales@concordmedia.org.uk
Web
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Phone
01473 726 012
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG
Notes
A long-established, not-for-profit organisation with a large collection DVDs, specialising in the sectors of general and mental health, child care, race relations, war and peace, addictions, the third world, ecology, civil rights, personal relationships, educational issues, and social work training. Concord also handles titles made for the Graves Medical Audio-visual Library. Sale on DVD. Formerly known as Concord Video and Film Council. In 2014 Concord began to offer selected films as Video on Demand, via Vimeo.
Name

Patterson (Edward) Associates

Phone
01303 264195
Fax
01303 264195
Address
Treetops
Cannongate Road
HYTHE
Kent
CT21 5PT

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