Archive • February 2016

Ecstatic Cinema: Romantic Experimental Filmmaking in the 1960s

posted February 20, 2016

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Wheeler Winston Dixon celebrates a group of films from the early to mid 1960s whose makers adopted a strategy of sensory overload to draw viewers in so they would experience, without restraint, the sheer joy of existence in a world of seemingly endless possibility. And he worries that they may fall irretrievably far out of public view.

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