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Structural Films Structural Films
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Kurt Kren's achievements with regard to the montage of short cuts in his early works was many years ahead of the rest of the (film)world, in both form and content. Kurt Kren was a pioneer: an avantgardist in the classic and best sense of the word. A filmmaker who knows how to think in images like few others in this trade, and who realized these images in films that are among the most beautiful and most important in cinematic history.' - Peter Tscherkassky This DVD contains: 1/57 VERSUCH MIT SYNTHETISCHEM TON (TEST) (1/57 Experiment with Synthetic Sound (Test)), 1957, 1 min 23 sec 2/60 48 KOPFE AUS DEM SZONDI-TEST (2/60 48 Heads from the Szondi-Test), 1960, 4 min 19 sec 3/60 BAUME IM HERBST (3/60 Trees in Autumn), 1960, 5 min3 sec 4/61 MAUERN POS.­NEG. UND WEG (4/61 Walls pos.-neg. and Way), 1961, 6 min 9 sec 5/62 FENSTERGUCKER, ABFALL etc. (5/62 People Looking Out of the Window, Trash etc.), 1962, 4 min 48 sec 11/65 BILD HELGA PHILIPP (11/65 Helga Philipp Painting), 1965, 2 min 29 sec 15/67 TV, 1967, 4 min 8 sec 17/68 GRUN-ROT (17/68 Green-red), 1968, 2 min 56 sec 20/68 SCHATZI, 1968, 2 min 29 sec 28/73 ZEITAUFNAHME(N) (28/73 Time Exposure(s)), 1973, 2 min 56 sec 31/75 ASYL (31/75 Asylum), 1975, 8 min 26 sec 32/76 AN W+B (32/76 To W+B), 1976, 7 min 42 sec 36/78 RISCHART, 1978, 3 min 2 sec 37/78 TREE AGAIN, 1978, 3 min 46 sec 38/79 SENTIMENTAL PUNK, 1979, 4 min 30 sec 49/95 TAUSENDJAHREKINO (49/95 thousandyearsofcinema), 1995, 2 min 40 sec Kurt Kren: Born 1929, died 1998 in Vienna. Starts making experimental 8mm films in the early fifties. 1957 takes up 16mm and serial montage techniques. From 1964 onwards Kren collaborates with the Viennese Actionists Otto Muhl and Gunter Brus. Co-founder of the Vienna Institute of Direct Art and the Austrian Filmmakers Cooperative. Member of the Wiener Secession, the Vienna Institute of Direct Art (1966), the London Filmmakers Coop (1967), the New York Filmmakers Coop (1968), the Progressive Art Production Munich (1968), the Grazer Autorenversammlung (1973). For private domestic use only, please contact INDEX directly for institutional orders. Kurt Kren's achievements with regard to the montage of short cuts in his early works was many years ahead of the rest of the (film)world, in both form and content. Kurt Kren was a pioneer: an avantgardist in the classic and best sense of the word. A filmmaker who knows how to think in images like few others in this trade, and who realized these images in films that are among the most beautiful and most important in cinematic history.' - Peter Tscherkassky This DVD contains: 1/57 VERSUCH MIT SYNTHETISCHEM TON (TEST) (1/57 Experiment with Synthetic Sound (Test)), 1957, 1 min 23 sec 2/60 48 KOPFE AUS DEM SZONDI-TEST (2/60 48 Heads from the Szondi-Test), 1960, 4 min 19 sec 3/60 BAUME IM HERBST (3/60 Trees in Autumn), 1960, 5 min3 sec 4/61 MAUERN POS.­NEG. UND WEG (4/61 Walls pos.-neg. and Way), 1961, 6 min 9 sec 5/62 FENSTERGUCKER, ABFALL etc. (5/62 People Looking Out of the Window, Trash etc.), 1962, 4 min 48 sec 11/65 BILD HELGA PHILIPP (11/65 Helga Philipp Painting), 1965, 2 min 29 sec 15/67 TV, 1967, 4 min 8 sec 17/68 GRUN-ROT (17/68 Green-red), 1968, 2 min 56 sec 20/68 SCHATZI, 1968, 2 min 29 sec 28/73 ZEITAUFNAHME(N) (28/73 Time Exposure(s)), 1973, 2 min 56 sec 31/75 ASYL (31/75 Asylum), 1975, 8 min 26 sec 32/76 AN W+B (32/76 To W+B), 1976, 7 min 42 sec 36/78 RISCHART, 1978, 3 min 2 sec 37/78 TREE AGAIN, 1978, 3 min 46 sec 38/79 SENTIMENTAL PUNK, 1979, 4 min 30 sec 49/95 TAUSENDJAHREKINO (49/95 thousandyearsofcinema), 1995, 2 min 40 sec Kurt Kren: Born 1929, died 1998 in Vienna. Starts making experimental 8mm films in the early fifties. 1957 takes up 16mm and serial montage techniques. From 1964 onwards Kren collaborates with the Viennese Actionists Otto Muhl and Gunter Brus. Co-founder of the Vienna Institute of Direct Art and the Austrian Filmmakers Cooperative. Member of the Wiener Secession, the Vienna Institute of Direct Art (1966), the London Filmmakers Coop (1967), the New York Filmmakers Coop (1968), the Progressive Art Production Munich (1968), the Grazer Autorenversammlung (1973). For private domestic use only, please contact INDEX directly for institutional orders.

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20 page booklet with exclusive material, bilingual English-German text.

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SKU 9120020380027
Year 1957-95 (DVD 2004)
Director Kren, Kurt
Format DVD
Publisher(s) INDEX DVD Edition
Countries Austria
Colour Colour + B&W
Running time 66 min 33 sec
DVD region 0, PAL
Certificate N/a

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