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Man with a Movie Camera

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Oxford Quaker Meeting House

43 St Giles'

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90th Anniversary screening of the classic 1929 Soviet documentary film by Dziga Vertov, widely regarded as one of the most influential films ever made. 2014 restoration print by Lobster Films and the EYE Film Institute, with the Alloy Orchestra score based on Vertov's instructions [1h 08m].

With the kind permission of Lobster Films (Paris) and the Alloy Orchestra (Cambridge, USA).

Photograph of Mikhail Kaufman (the Man with the Movie Camera) by Eleazar Langman.

BBFC Film Classification ‘U’ (http://www.bbfc.co.uk/releases/man-movie-camera-1929)

On display will be a rare 1924 Debrie Parvo hand-cranked silent movie camera, the type seen in the film and above, and also used by Sergei Eisenstein, Abel Gance, Fritz Lang, Carl Th. Dreyer, FW Murnau et al. to create many of cinema‘s early masterpieces.


PLEASE NOTE: this is an experimental film with editing and other techniques that create the effect of flashing lights and flickering images!

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