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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Trivia About Film as a Subvers This subversion of form, as well as of content, is placed within the context of vvogel contemporary world view of science, philosophy, and modern art, and is illuminated by a detailed examination of over films, including many banned, rarely seen, or never released works. I fundamentally disagree with Vogel at multiple points and find his insistence upon subversion as the highest artistic good to be foolishly untenable.

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. Hence Vogel ultimately deludes and muddles subversion with shock value. The insecurities and pent-up emotions of an immigrant in the USA give way to political ruminations and critical commentaries on the colonization of the mind by the American Dream.

Amos Vogel’s Film as a Subversive Art – How many have you seen?

Just goes to show you that even way back when before TV Hollywood movies dominated the cinemas and there were no outlets for foreign and ‘avant-garde’ films even in New York City. Dirk Dufour rated it really liked it Dec 24, It’s one of my major life goals to someday see every movie Vogel xmos. No trivia or quizzes yet.


Sep 18, Max Hechter rated it it was amazing.

Film as a Subversive Art

I first read this in college. Amos Vogel And Cinema 16 U.

Thanks voge, telling us about the problem. I would love to have my own copy to refer to it when needed. Apr 03, Brick Top rated it it was amazing. This is an appalling, haunting work of great purity and truth.

Film as a Subversive Art: Amos Vogel And Cinema 16

Film as a Subversive Art: The cover image is from Makavajev’s “WR”. Be the first to ask a question bogel Film as a Subversive Art. Life and death are inextricable here, as doctors and orderlies never clearly seen mingle with and manipulate the inert flesh, dead qmos live hands often touching its strong close-ups.

La solitude du chanteur de fond. An absolute must for anyone who likes cinema to challenge you and make you think.

Aug amls, Michael rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Lists with This Book. He also started his own distribution network and cataloged many of seminal works of film art that are revered by cinephiles and film critics today. An agitated, monotonous electronic sound accompanies the swiftly moving, constantly changing visuals and flicker patterns.

Men and machines perform a strange ballet to shape the mountain.


Mar 25, Lewis Manalo rated it it was amazing. Nopros top list with less than checks on ICM.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books arrt want to read. 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.

Film as a Subversive Art: Amos Vogel and Cinema 16 () – IMDb

Even the genuinely great filmmakers of the AG such as Michael Snow or Stan Brakhage are only appreciated in the structural sense that they reveal the apparatus of filmmaking instead of the visceral impact that a viewer may have with those works, as self-distancing as they may be.

La solitude du chanteur de fond Scott MacDonald Foreword by.

The watching of film as an inherently subversive activity because it draws conflict between the rational mind recognising the film is artificial, an illusion, and the irrational urge to believe in the artificial reality the film presents? It’s really crying for a sequel.

Film as a Subversive Art by Amos Vogel. A couple classics are [ Szychalski rated it really liked it Dec 10, There are timeless images: MUBI Brasil –