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Jim Shedden

Brakhage

Edition 1999
73' - 1998 - Biography, Documentary - Dialogue: English
Director: Jim Shedden Composer: James Tenney With: Jerry Aronson, Jane Brakhage, Marilyn Brakhage
Stan Brakhage is a living legend, possibly the most important avant-garde film-maker of the. Since 1952, at the age of 19, Brakhage has created over 300 films, each with a running time of several seconds to several hours, constantly and consistently redefining the shape of film art. This film explores the film-maker’s genius, his magic personal charm, and the influence his work has had on generations of other creators. While touching on significant moments in Brakhage’s biography, the film explores the extraordinary artistic possibilities of cinema, a medium mostly known for its commercial applications.

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Credits

Director

Jim Shedden

Composer

James Tenney

With

Jerry Aronson, Jane Brakhage, Marilyn Brakhage

Scenario

Jim Shedden

Director of Photography

R. Bruce Elder, Richard Kerr, Kathryn MacKay, Gerald Packer, Robert Pytlyk, Alexa-Frances Shaw

Editor

Alexa-Frances Shaw

Producer

Alexa-Frances Shaw

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

Canada

Year

1998

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