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Body of Work

Synopsis
This collection of films by Jo Ann Kaplan comprises a selection of her most personal work, as well as her biographical film about Maya Deren. MAYA DEREN: INVOCATION is narrated by Helen Mirren, with original recordings of Maya Deren, and interviews with Hella Hammid, Sasha Hammid, Amos and Marcia Vogel, Stan Brakhage, Jonas Mekas, and Joseph Campbell. The other films are: STORY OF I (1997); An ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY (2000); ONETWOTHREE (2010) and WATCHING PAINT DRY (2010).
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2011
Year of production
1984
Subjects
Film studies
Keywords
avant-garde film & video; Deren, Maya; documentary films; experimental film & video

Credits

Director
Jo Ann Kaplan
Producer
Fiz Oliver
Cinematographer
Adam Rodgers
Editor
Susan Manning
Contributor
Helen Mirren; Jonas Mekas; Maya Deren; Stan Brakhage

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£21.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
119 minutes
Year
2013

Sections

Title
Invocation: Maya Deren

Title
Story of I

Title
Anatomy of Melancholy

Title
OneTwoThree

Title
Watching Paint Dry

Distributor

Name

Lux

Email
info@lux.org.uk
Web
https://lux.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
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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