FILM THEORY AND SURVEYS

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Spector Books

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Film Culture 80: The Legend of Barbara Rubin

By Jonas Mekas. Edited by Chuck Smith, Charity Coleman, Christian Hiller, Anne König, Sebastian Mekas, Sarai Meyron, Marc Siegel. Text by John Cavanaugh, Richard Foreman, Christian Hiller, Jonas Mekas, Ara Osterweil, Barbara Rubin, Marc Siegel, Chuck Smith, Amy Taubin.

Featured image is reproduced from 'Film Culture 80: The Legend of Barbara Rubin.'

Having entered the New York underground in the 1960s while still a teenager, filmmaker Barbara Rubin (1945–80) quickly became one of its key figures. Her pioneering 1963 double-projection film Christmas on Earth, featuring painted and masked performers engaging in a variety of gay and straight sexual acts, was both aesthetically innovative and sexually provocative. She worked regularly with Jonas Mekas and Andy Warhol, introduced Bob Dylan to Allen Ginsberg, and connected Warhol with The Velvet Underground. During an intense period of activity and travel, Rubin wrote passionate letters about film and the underground to Mekas.

This special 80th issue of the magazine Film Culture features her previously unpublished letters to Mekas. It also includes interviews and Rubin's script, Christmas on Earth Continued, a planned sequel to her notorious film.


Featured image is reproduced from 'Film Culture 80: The Legend of Barbara Rubin.'

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This new zine-like chapbook 'Film Culture 80: The Legend of Barbara Rubin' is Film Culture's first issue in over twenty years, and is dedicated to this infamous figure behind the New York underground's most sexually transfiguring film, 'Christmas on Earth' (1963-65). It features her genius handwriting, letters, poems scripts, conversations, and film stills.

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'Film Culture 80: The Legend of Barbara Rubin' Launch at Printed Matter

'Film Culture 80: The Legend of Barbara Rubin' Launch at Printed Matter

Saturday, September 15 from 5-7 PM, Printed Matter presents the launch of Film Culture 80: The Legend of Barbara Rubin, published by Spector Books. The program will include a conversation between experimental filmmaker & Film Culture Editor in Chief Jonas Mekas and project editor Marc Siegel.
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H.R. GIGER: ALIEN TAGEBUECHER / DIARIES

EDITION PATRICK FREY

ISBN: 9783905929454
USD $115.00
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Pub Date: 6/18/2013
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America: Films from Elsewhere

AMERICA: FILMS FROM ELSEWHERE

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ISBN: 9788190472081
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 6/18/2019
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Fade In

FADE IN

Edited by Simon Castets, Karen Marta. Text by Dina Iordanova, Steven Jacobs, Julie Boukobza, Chiswell Langhorne, Mike Cooter, et al.

SWISS INSTITUTE/BALKAN PROJECTS/KARMA, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9780999505922
USD $25.00
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Pub Date: 3/19/2019
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Pub Date: 3/19/2019
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Minor Cinema: Experimental Film in Switzerland

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Edited with text by François Bovier, Adeena Mey, Thomas Schärer, Fred Truniger. Text by Renate Buschmann, Marcy Goldberg, Ute Holl, Ian Wooldridge.

JRP|RINGIER

ISBN: 9783037645505
USD $29.95
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Pub Date: 5/21/2019
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Violence’s Fabled Experiment

VIOLENCE’S FABLED EXPERIMENT

By Richard Baxstrom, Todd Meyers.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783941360570
USD $19.95
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Pub Date: 11/20/2018
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Film Culture 80: The Legend of Barbara Rubin

FILM CULTURE 80: THE LEGEND OF BARBARA RUBIN

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959052023
USD $35.00
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Pub Date: 11/27/2018
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Angénieux and Cinema

ANGéNIEUX AND CINEMA

Edited with text by Edith Bertrand. Text by Eric Perrin, Nadine Besse, Alain Renaud.

SILVANA EDITORALE

ISBN: 9788836638598
USD $60.00
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Pub Date: 4/23/2019
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Text by Alex Rühle.

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ISBN: 9783958293533
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ARS ELECTRONICA 2017

Edited by Hannes Leopoldseder, Christine Schöpf, Gerfried Stocker.

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Pub Date: 1/23/2018
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A World Redrawn: Eisenstein and Brecht in Hollywood

A WORLD REDRAWN: EISENSTEIN AND BRECHT IN HOLLYWOOD

Edited with text by Zoe Beloff. Text by Hannah Frank, Esther Leslie.

CHRISTINE BURGIN

ISBN: 9780977869688
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Pub Date: 9/27/2016
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