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Visions of Warhol

Synopsis
Scenes from the life of Andy Warhol, as seen by three pioneer avant-garde filmmakers and close friends. The DVD features four films.

'Award Presentation to Andy Warhol’ (Jonas Mekas), documents Mekas giving Warhol the Film Culture Independent Film Award

'Anthropological Sketches : Friendships and Intersections, Scenes from the Life of Andy Warhol’ (Jonas Mekas) chronicles not only Andy Warhol, but also the social and cultural scene that surrounded him, accompanied by music from the Velvet Underground.

The other films, ‘Andy Warhol’s Silver Flotations’ (Willard Maas) and ‘Andy Warhol’ (Marie Menken) are characterised by a lyrical lightness and a love for jolting visual rhythms.
Language
English
Country
United States
Year of release
2008
Subjects
Art; Film studies
Keywords
artists - American; avant-garde film & video; Pop Art; Warhol, Andy (1928-1987)

Credits

Director
Jonas Mekas; Maas Willard; Marie Menkin

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
Lux: £23 (individual), £60 (institutional)
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
68 minutes
Year
2017

Distributor

Name

Re-voir Video

Email
info@re-voir.com
Web
http://www.re-voir.com External site opens in new window
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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