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Tung

(Bruce Baillie, 1966)

One of Baillie's sensuous tone poems, Tung is a portrait of a friend; sandy skin and flaxen hair in the early-morning light. -Scott MacDonald...

Mr. Hayashi

(Bruce Baillie, 1961)

One of several "Canyon CinemaNews" reels that Baillie made in the early to mid 1960s, the film Mr. Hayashi has "an immediate basis in necessity" as Baillie described, and is a...

All My Life

(Bruce Baillie, 1966)

"Caspar, California; old fence with red roses." -BB...

Castro Street

(Bruce Baillie, 10 min)

An extraordinary technical achievement and a poetic masterpiece, Castro Street is a layered portrait of the Standard Oil Refinery in Richmond, California which Baillie describes as "coming of consciousness". "I wanted...

To Parsifal

(Bruce Baillie, 1963)

Baillie's tribute to Wagner and the myth of the Holy Grail and the Parsifalian hero. Various scenes, first in the Pacific, mainly in the fog (including passing under the San...

Mass for the Dakota Sioux

(Bruce Baillie, 1964)

A film Mass, dedicated to nobility and excellence. The film begins with a short introduction - "No chance for me to live, Mother, you might as well mourn." Sitting Bull,...

Here I Am

(Bruce Baillie, 1962)

One of Baillie's earliest films, Here I Am is an extraordinary portrait of children at the East Bay Activity Center, a school in Oakland, California started in the 1950s to...

Quixote

(Bruce Baillie, 1965)

"One-year journey through the land of incessant progress, researching those sources which have given rise twenty years later to the essential question of survival." -BB The bearded figure at the...

Valentin de las Sierras

(Bruce Baillie, 1967)

"This ten minute portrait of lives lived in rare air and under sunlight of liquid gold is, simply put, one of the most beautiful films ever made." –Chuck Stephens "In...

Yellow Horse

(Bruce Baillie, 1965)

"Cycle scrambles poem. Bass solo by Pat Smith, LA". - BB...

Termination

(Bruce Baillie, 1966)

By the "Canyon Cinema Documentary Film Unit" - (Paul Tulley, Bruce Baillie, etc). Made in Spring, '66 for a small community of Indian people near Laytonville, California....