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Jeff Keen Films
An aptly playful profile of the experimental filmmaker, introduced by Keen’s alter-ego Dr. Gaz.
Documentary 1983 37 mins
An aptly playful profile of the experimental filmmaker, whose work is influenced by pop culture, pulp fiction and bad adverts. Following an introduction by Keen’s alter-ego Dr. Gaz, the filmmaker explains his approach to art and film, emphasising the importance of rhythm and chance to his work and his disavowal of the cinematic supremacy of “photo illusionism”.
John Akomfrah Selects
Documentary 1963 11 mins
David Thompson’s wordless film from 1963 presents an unsettling montage of images from Bacon’s major mid-period works.
Documentary 1969 12 mins
A record of the famed sculptor’s 1968 Tate retrospective, accompanied by a fascinating narration by Hepworth herself.
Performance 1995 5 mins
Katrina McPherson’s dance film intimately tracks the frenetic movements of a solo dancer, accompanied by an electronic score by Philip Jeck.
Documentary 1983 35 mins
An analysis of the use of photomontage to distort meaning and create subversive and oppositional art, exemplified by the work of Peter Kennard.
Documentary 1983 46 mins
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Animation & Artists Moving Image 1972 63 mins
Performance artist Bruce Lacey’s singular take on the home movie, documenting the minutiae of family life from bath-time to toast-making.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1936 8 mins
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Animation & Artists Moving Image 1936 9 mins
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Animation & Artists Moving Image 1909 4 mins
Toy Story meets Fatal Attraction in this tale of an Edwardian childhood romance scuppered by poor finances and a stalking dolly
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1940 8 mins
Who does he think he’s kidding? This parodic day-in-the-life portrait of Mr Hitler is one of the very few British examples of comic cartoon propaganda from WW2.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1919 10 mins Silent
Remember when Charlie Chaplin went into space? Reality is no obstacle in this endlessly inventive silent cinema cartoon of the 'Little Tramp'
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1925 6 mins
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