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Ec: Marie Menken

01/26/19 | 6:00 pm

Anthology Film Archives

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26-01-2019 12:00:00 26-01-2019 12:00:00 America/New_York Ec: Marie Menken | 6:00 pm Marie Menken pioneered the radical transformation of the handheld, somatic camera into a formal matrix that would underpin an entire work in the films she made between 1945 and 1965. […] The extraordinary cinematic style that I have been calling Menken's somatic camera has been her most influential gift to the American avant-garde cinema. It is an embodiment of the Emersonian invention of a pictorial air, the spiritual emancipation automatically brought about by 'certain mechanical changes, a small alteration in our local position http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=348593 Anthology Film Archives Anthology Film Archives

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Marie Menken pioneered the radical transformation of the handheld, somatic camera into a formal matrix that would underpin an entire work in the films she made between 1945 and 1965. […] The extraordinary cinematic style that I have been calling Menken's somatic camera has been her most influential gift to the American avant-garde cinema. It is an embodiment of the Emersonian invention of a pictorial air, the spiritual emancipation automatically brought about by 'certain mechanical changes, a small alteration in our local position

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