—-———- (Short Line Long Line), 1967, 11 min

Thom Andersen, Malcolm Brodwick

Historic Film, Short Film, Special Presentations

Projection instructions: play as loudly as possible. A documentary about rock 'n' roll. The Canned Heat, City Lights, Seeds of Time, LA Tymes, Llyn Foulkes, Charlie Watts, Chris & Craig, Duke of Earl, Seeburg, Wurlitzer, The Trip, The Lynch Bldg., Top's, Pandora's Box, Maverick's Flat, someone's backyard. Riot in cell block number nine, riot on Sunset Strip. Hotrod, coin slot, go cart, bomp club. Hound Dog Man, King Creole. Kim Weston, The Shangri-Las, The Supremes, Earl - Jean. The Rainbows, Wolfman Jack, Ernie Bushmiller, Jimmy Reed, Ray Charles, The Who, The Coasters. Standing at the crossroads of love. Fats Domino, Chuck Berry, John Cale, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Howlin Wolf, James Brown - The King. Wax reclamation. Frankie Avalon, The Beatles, The Yardbirds, Great Balls of Fire, an early clue to a new direction. Standing, walking, jumping, singing, surfing. Radio, jukebox, scopitone, pinball, poolhall. Mick Jagger/Earth Angel. Documentary material organised by a predetermined structure. A sequence of picture-sound equations with randomly chosen terms: vertically, - is completely structured, horizontally, it is completely random. A pastiche of cinematography, a parody of montage.

16mm


Directed by Thom Andersen , Malcolm Brodwick


Showing:

Friday, March 30 12:30pm

Kathy Geritz: Juror Presentation

Renowned film programmer from the Pacific Film Archive, Geritz presents a program of historic and influential films that have screened at the AAFF over the past 50 years.

Michigan Theater (Screening Room)