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Published by University of Illinois Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Cinema/Film: Book,
  • Film & Video - Amateur Production,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Women"s Studies - General,
  • Social Science / Women"s Studies,
  • Biography,
  • Experimental films,
  • History and criticism,
  • Women motion picture producers,
  • Women motion picture producers and directors

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJean Petrolle (Editor), Virginia Wexman (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages312
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10227651M
ISBN 100252030060
ISBN 109780252030062

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Experimental Film is a sprawling novel of weird, cosmic horror, but it kicks off as an intriguing historical mystery. Lois Cairns is a journalist and former film professor who believes she's stumbled on a discovery that will change history: Iris Whitcomb, a wealthy spiritualist who disappeared under mysterious circumstances in the late 19th /5. The more modern documentary filmmakers Safi Faye and Trinh T. Minh-ha have also been cited as influences in the University of Illinois Press book Women and Experimental Filmmaking, as they "contribute to a tradition of experimental documentary filmmaking that avoids the objectifying, colonialist tendencies of much documentary and ethnography.". Book Review Women and Experimental Filmmaking. Edited by Jean Petrolle and Virginia Wright Wexman. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, Women’s Experimental Cinema: Critical Frameworks. Edited by Robin Blaetz. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, Experimental film, experimental cinema or avant-garde cinema is a mode of filmmaking that rigorously re-evaluates cinematic conventions and explores non-narrative forms and alternatives to traditional narratives or methods of working. Many experimental films, particularly early ones, relate to arts in other disciplines: painting, dance, literature and poetry, or arise from research and.