Tag Archives: dreams

Rhythm Repeat

15 Jan

Short film by Daniel Moreno and Carlos Enciso.

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Little Nemo in Slumberland

12 Sep

A segment from the animated movie based on the comic strip “Little Nemo in Slumberland”. This actualy was one of the first animated films, from 100 years ago, 1911 (and in colour)!

The comic strip “Little Nemo” was created by Winsor McCay between 1904 and 1914. It gained a status of an early classic for it’s imaginative storyline about the hero Nemo having fantastical, surreal adventures during his nightly dreams, every time to wake up safely in his bed just in time, an unconventional style for a comic in those days. It was far from being a simple children’s fantasy, being more threatening and hallucinatory in nature. I think this clip represents it well.

Dreams that Money can Buy

18 May

[ From Wiki]:

Dreams That Money Can Buy is a 1947 American experimental feature color film written, produced, and directed by surrealist artist and dada film-theorist Hans Richter.

The film was produced by Kenneth Macpherson and Peggy Guggenheim.

Collaborators included Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, Man Ray, Alexander Calder, Darius Milhaud and Fernand L├ęger.

The film won the Award for the Best Original Contribution to the Progress of Cinematography at the 1947 Venice Film Festival.

Music: John Cage(segment “Discs”)

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