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Print Generation (1974)

Print Generation (1974)
November 26, 2012 - 7:30 pm
Mark Toscano, Academy Film Archive

Print Generation (1974)

"Print Generation is a masterfully accomplished film. With it, Murphy sums up concerns that have marked independent filmmaking since the late Sixties: intrinsic film structure and personal diary." - Mike Reynolds, Berkeley Barb

Directed by J.J. Murphy

J.J. Murphy’s feature length experimental film is a meditation on light, chemistry, and the properties of photographic emulsion and can therefore be identified as a structuralist film. Beginning with points of red light, the film takes a single minute of film and reprints in over and over, moving through several levels of abstraction, then returning to them. Winner of several experimental film festival awards.

16mm, color 50 min. 

Preceded by

Midnight Mulch (2001)
Directed by Stan Brakhage

35mm, color, 2 min.

Very (2001)
Directed by Stan Brakhage

35mm, color, 4 min.

Back in the Saddle Again (1997)
Directed by Scott Stark

16mm, b/w, 10 min. 

Grain Graphics (1978)
Directed by Dana Plays

16mm, color, 6 min.  

Note: This screening takes place at the James Bridges Theater on the UCLA campus.