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An hour-long filmed profile of Amos Vogel, year old New York resident and Austrian emigre, founder of the New York Film Festival and America’s most. When Film as a Subversive Art was first published in , it was already after the fact. Amos Vogel had spent 16 years – from to – running the. An-all night screening of experimental and arthouse classics in tribute to the late Cinema 16 founder and author of Film As A Subversive Art.

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Vogel’s introductions and captions are excellent as is the intriguing choice of film stills.

Jun 11, Joshua rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Amos Vogel and Cinema 16 7.

You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. The most interesting and helpful summaries are films that have gained some lasting relevance today, either filmmakers known on the world scene—such as Herzog, Godard, Tarkovsky, Oshima, or Jansco—or films that just sound interesting because of story or national background.

Eric rated it really aet it Jun 23, Hence Vogel ultimately deludes and muddles subversion with shock value. Pic is more a portrait of the now year-old Vogel than a rigorous biography.


Cinema as a Subversive Art: An All-Night Filmic Wake for Amos Vogel

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Beneath the flippant facade an uncomfortable black comedy unfolds, as the filmmaker deftly manipulates our subconcious ; for the plight fulm the hapless heroine, confused, paranoid, surrounded by people who seldom are what they seem to be, corresponds to our own deepest fears.

I first read this in college. Film as a Subversive Art by Amos Vogel.

But really, the list of interest is quite small considering the scope and structure of the book. A couple classics are [ Edit Did You Know? Then the camera follows in tracking shots and rapid cuts a surrealist procession of dimly-lit heaps — at times still red with blood — on stretchers and under shrouds, receding into the distance along bleak corridors under greenish lights.

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There are certainly many gems to be found, but probably as many duds as Vogel’s conception of subversion and philosophy of cinem There’s a lot of thought-provoking arguments and analysis Vogel makes when examining a lot of films that exist on the fringe of cinema, both heavily artistic and exploitative.

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Trivia About Film as a Subvers Amos Vogel And Cinema 16 The great wheel of cinema history turns almost full circle in “Film as a Subversive Art,” a portrait of Gotham film society pioneer Amos Vogel whose programs of “experimental” cinema are now almost as difficult to see as when he first championed them in the ’50s and ’60s.

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The Alps in winter. Vogel dreams of a cinema that changes the world and then fills his book with often cloying capsules of mostly lost films that are shipwrecked somewhere in the lates avant-garde scene. Start your free trial. Amos Vogel and Cinema 16 ” on Amazon.

subversice I would love to have my own copy to refer to it when needed. This is an appalling, haunting work of great purity and truth. Dec 19, Sal rated it it was amazing. Amos Vogel And Cinema 16 U. Be the first to ask a question about Film as a Subversive Art.

Produced by Paul Cronin. At its peak, the org boasted some 6, members, and screenings in the 1,seat auditorium were often SRO. Film as amso Subversive Art: Yet in the [ Jun 13, Keefe rated it really liked it Shelves: