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Maya Deren: Dance Films

Synopsis
Selections from the series of dance films made by the American avant-garde film-maker Maya Deren in the 1940s and 1950s. It contains Talley Beatty’s A Study in Choreography for the Camera, Frank Westbrook’s Ritual in Transfigured Time, Chao-li Chi’s Meditation on Violence, and Antony Tudor’s The Very Eye of Night.
Series
History of Dance on Film & Video, The: Series
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
1997
Year of production
1940-1959
Subjects
Dance; Media studies
Keywords
avant-garde film & video; Deren, Maya; history of cinema; history of dance

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£23.00 (individual); £60.00 (institutional)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
47 minutes
Year
2017

Distributor

Name

Re-voir Video

Email
info@re-voir.com
Web
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Phone
+33 08 73 86 47 00
Fax
+33 01 42 77 93 15
Address
41 faubourg Saint-Martin
75010 Paris
France
Notes
Also known as Re:voir video. Formerly known as Light Cone Video

Online Retailer

Name

Lux

Email
info@lux.org.uk
Web
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Phone
020 31412960
Address
Waterlow Park Centre
Dartmouth Park Hill
London
N19 5JF
Notes
The premier UK source for arts-based moving image materials including experimental film, video art, installation art, performance art, personal documentary, essay films and animation. Incorporates collections previously held by the London Film-makers’ Co-op and London Video Arts. The 4000+ works are available for non-theatric exhibition, some may be purchased on DVD through the online shop, and a selection are streamed for free online viewing.

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