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Posts Tagged: UbuWeb

“O Cinema Falado”

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Brazilian songwriter/musician Caetano Veloso had a quick foray into the world of filmmaking from which O Cinema Falado (or in English, “Talking Cinema”) was born. UbuWeb’s got the experimental film in its entirety. The film’s got a ton of dialogue and undertones of “Cinema Novo,” the Brazilian cinematic movement of the 50’s and 60’s and […]

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Soulful Videos for a Soulful Sound

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UbuWeb’s got some sonically-stimulating films of musician Arthur Russell, directed by Phill Niblock. This one is the first of a series of two films (20-30 minutes long), a soulful visual experience reminiscent of the sound of Russell’s music. There are multisensory reasons to check this out.

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Poetic Lives Online: Links by Brian Spears

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The Irish Times reports on Seamus Heaney’s Irish Human Rights Commission lecture, in which he argues that the work of writers has been crucial in keeping alive the spirit of freedom. I’m looking forward to seeing a transcript of this speech, because I’d like to see how far he pushes the comparison. Kenneth Goldsmith links […]

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