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21-87

21-87

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524281

A wry commentary on machine-dominated man, the man to whom nothing matters, who waits for chance to...

23 Skidoo

23 Skidoo

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520597

If you erase the people of downtown America, the effect is bizarre, not to say disturbing. That is...

A Film for Max

A Film for Max

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522066

A film where the director turns his camera on his own domestic existence and essays to show it...

A Little Phantasy on a 19th-century Painting

A Little Phantasy on a 19th-century Painting

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528120

Taking Isle of the Dead, a work by the Swiss symbolist painter Arnold Böcklin, as his starting...

A One/Two/Many/World

A One/Two/Many/World

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528318

A film of cinematic metaphor, made by students of Queen's University. The world of this film, one...

A Trip Down Memory Lane

A Trip Down Memory Lane

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525919

From Arthur Lipsett (Very Nice, Very Nice, 21-87,) another incisive look at human might, majesty,...

Angel

Angel

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520247

This is a film about a young man, a girl and a dog, in which the visuals are overexposed or, more...

Around Is Around

Around Is Around

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526648

The second of the two 3-D films--the first is Now Is the Time--commissioned by the British Film...

Autour de la perception/Around Perception

Autour de la perception/Around Perception

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527395

Délire ordonné, géométrie sonore, mathématiques en couleurs psychédéliques, Autour de la...

Ballet Adagio

Ballet Adagio

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526798

Éblouissante démonstration de la technique de l'adagio du pas de deux. Ce film tourné au...

Begone Dull Care

Begone Dull Care

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528107

As the Oscar Peterson Trio play three pieces from their repertoire, Norman McLaren and Evelyn...

Blinkity Blank

Blinkity Blank

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520395

With an explosion of abstract images engraved directly on film, this well-known Norman McLaren film...

Bloodsugar

Bloodsugar

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524834

A film less clinical than the title suggest--a pseudo-documentary fantasy about, in the words of...

Boogie-Doodle

Boogie-Doodle

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525687

In this experimental animated film made in New York, pianist Albert Ammons’ “boogie” comes...

Ceci est un message enregistré

Ceci est un message enregistré

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521098

Réalisé à partir de coupures de journaux et de magazines groupées et soumises à un mouvement...

Cityscape

Cityscape

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520166

An animation experiment in creating continuous metamorphoses on the screen that employs charcoal...

Dots

Dots

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520294

An abstract film whose images and sounds were drawn directly onto film stock. Made while Norman...

Egypte

Egypte

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524122

Time-lapse photography combined with chanted music gives an impressionistic and highly moving view...

Experimental Film

Experimental Film

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527021

This panel discussion about experimental films features American film historian Herman Weinberg,...

Face, Face, Face, Face

Face, Face, Face, Face

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526312

This film is a visual experiment, an exploration into the past, present and projected life of a...

Fiddle-de-dee

Fiddle-de-dee

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527284

The tune “Listen to the Mocking Bird” serves as the melody for this richly coloured and...

Five for Four

Five for Four

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525939

A short film made to promote the sale of war bonds, 5 for 4 is set to “Pinetop’s Boogie,”...

Fluxes

Fluxes

National Film Board Of Canada NFB523279

Fluxes is Arthur Lipsett's view of the human condition and the mixed-up planet where humans are...

Four-line Conics

Four-line Conics

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522685

An experimental mathematics film designed to elucidate in a new and stimulating way the study of...

Free Fall

Free Fall

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522865

Free Fall is made of film trimmings assembled to make a wry comment on modern man and his world. It...

Garden

Garden

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521982

A film animation experiment in metaphoric imagery. This is a surrealistic garden where the earth...

Hen Hop

Hen Hop

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527385

After a long sketching session spent capturing the movements of these odd creatures, McLaren made...

Hoppity Pop

Hoppity Pop

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525586

In this film by Norman McLaren, made by drawing directly on film stock, simple, brightly coloured...

Il était une chaise

Il était une chaise

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522501

A man’s relationship with a chair becomes a symbol of exploitation in this extraordinary...

Il était une chaise

Il était une chaise

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522501

A man’s relationship with a chair becomes a symbol of exploitation in this extraordinary...

Interval

Interval

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527122

The slow, simple rhythms and the quiet energy of this film suggest an antidote to the dominant...

Lines Horizontal

Lines Horizontal

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528335

Two years after making Lines Vertical, Evelyn Lambart and Norman McLaren experimented with rotating...

Lines Vertical

Lines Vertical

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527916

This experiment in minimalism is an elegant evocation of abstract expressionism (Norman McLaren and...

Lodela

Lodela

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522716

The soul leaves the body. Drawn by intense light, the spirit discovers its twin self, its feminine...

Loops

Loops

National Film Board Of Canada NFB526588

Norman McLaren made this abstract film in New York, with the goal of selling it to the Guggenheim...

Love on the Wing

Love on the Wing

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521772

For this publicity clip for the United Kingdom’s airmail service, Norman McLaren created a...

Mail Early

Mail Early

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525882

Made by drawing on film stock, using various techniques Norman McLaren had experimented with in his...

Mail Early for Christmas

Mail Early for Christmas

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527423

This short film, which was commissioned by Canada Post, was made in the same year and using the...

McBus

McBus

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520206

This is a 'nowhere tour' of Montréal, a sort of parody of the world we live in, where all is...

Mirage

Mirage

National Film Board Of Canada NFB522195

An intriguing inside-out view of moving figures and images, made by using a colour negative print,...

Mosaïque/Mosaic

Mosaïque/Mosaic

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527149

Lignes verticales et Lignes horizontales ont servi de point de départ à ce film qui renferme des...

N-Zone

N-Zone

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521931

Arthur Lipsett pieces together his visions of this fragmented world from odds and ends, even...

Negotiating a New Canadian Constitution

Negotiating a New Canadian Constitution

National Film Board Of Canada NFB520864

A visually fascinating and mildly ironic look at the Canadian people, this three-minute film is an...

Now Is the Time

Now Is the Time

National Film Board Of Canada NFB524636

Along with Around Is Around, one of two 3-D films commissioned by the British Film Institute for...

Op Hop - Hop Op

Op Hop - Hop Op

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521315

Film d'animation réalisé au moyen d'une série de vingt-quatre images positives et négatives...

Opus 3

Opus 3

National Film Board Of Canada NFB521547

Des images vont, viennent, reviennent, se dépassent et se superposent en cercle, en carré, en...

Pandora

Pandora

National Film Board Of Canada NFB525934

Experimental filmmaker and colour cameraman here collaborate in a surrealistic retelling of the old...

Pardonnez-moi, Mr. Karsh

Pardonnez-moi, Mr. Karsh

National Film Board Of Canada NFB528460

This is hardly photography by Yousuf Karsh, as the title might imply, but it does have its own...

Pas de deux

Pas de deux

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527507

Ce film est une sorte de miroir magique de la danse. Margaret Mercier et Vincent Warren, deux...

Pas de deux and the Dance of Time

Pas de deux and the Dance of Time

National Film Board Of Canada NFB527573

Ludmilla Chiriaeff, founder of Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, choreographed Norman McLaren's...

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