What is cinema?

Format: DVD 2014
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video (DVD) PN1995.W445 2014x
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Nonfiction Video
Call Number  (DVD) PN1995.W445 2014x
Community Library of Castle Shannon DVD DVD WHAT IS CINEMA
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Mt. Lebanon Public Library Movies DVD 791.4302 Wha
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In this visual essay from documentary filmmaker Chuck Workman, clips from boundary-pushing films are intercut with interviews with such acclaimed filmmakers as David Lynch, Michael Moore, Robert Altman, Alfred Hitchcock, and Akira Kurosawa. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi
Bonus experimental short films: Ballet Mécanique / Fernand Léger (1924) (11 min.)
Return to reason / Man Ray (1923) (2 min.)
Leave me alone / Man Ray (1926) (16 min.)
The sea star = L'étoile de mer / Man Ray (1928) (16 min.)
The mysteries of the chateau of dice = Les mystères de château du dé / Man Ray (1929) (20 min.)
The life and death of 9413 : a Hollywood extra / Slovko Vorkapich and Robert Florey (1927) (14 min.)
Peyote queen / Storm de Hirsch (1965) (9 min.)
Notes on the circus / Jonas Mekas (1968) (13 min.)
Flo rounds a corner / Ken Jacobs (1999) (6 min.)
Turn it back / Lewis Klahr (2013) (3 min.)
The emblazoned apparitions / Phil Solomon (2013) (6 min.).

Additional Information
Subjects Motion pictures -- Philosophy.
Motion pictures -- Production and direction.
Motion pictures -- History.
Documentary films.
Film clips.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher [New York, New York] :Cohen Media Group,2014
Distributed by Entertainment One Film USA LLC,
Edition DVD edition, Widescreen.
Contributors Workman, Chuck, film director, editor of moving image work.
Cohen, Charles S., 1952- film producer.
Akerman, Chantal, interviewee.
Altman, Robert, 1925-2006, interviewee.
Bresson, Robert, interviewee.
Costa-Gavras, 1933- interviewee.
Epstein, Robert P., 1955- interviewee.
Franco, James, 1978- interviewee.
Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980, interviewee.
Hoberman, J., interviewee.
Jacobs, Ken, 1933- interviewee.
Kiarostami, Abbas, interviewee.
Kurosawa, Akira, 1910-1998, interviewee.
Leigh, Mike, 1943- interviewee.
Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011, interviewee.
Lynch, David, 1946- interviewee.
Mekas, Jonas, 1922-2019 interviewee.
Moore, Michael, 1954 April 23- interviewee.
Rainer, Yvonne, 1934- interviewee.
Reichardt, Kelly, interviewee.
Viola, Bill, 1951- interviewee.
Cohen Media Group, production company, publisher.
Entertainment One (Firm : India), film distributor.
Participants/Performers Interviewees, Chantal Akerman, Robert Altman, Robert Bresson, Costa Gavras, Rob Epstein, James Franco, Alfred Hitchcock, J. Hoberman, Ken Jacobs, Abbas Kiarostami, Akira Kurosawa, Mike Leigh, Sidney Lumet, David Lynch, Jonas Mekas, Michael Moore, Yvonne Rainer, Kelly Reichardt, Bill Viola.
Other Contributors Cinematographers, John Sharaf, Tom Hurwitz, Michael Lisnet ; editor, Chuck Workman.
Language English
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Notes Originally released as a documentary film in 2014.
Accompanying booklet (8 pages) comprises portraits.
Special features: Trailer; experimental short films.
System Details DVD; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 and 2.0 stereo.
Description 1 videodisc (78 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781417243488
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