Category Archives: Video

The Soldier with No Name

Claude Cahun, on screen and in print

The Soldier with No Name

Claude Cahun, on screen and in print

Summer leaves

“Since you went away, the days grow long…”

Summer leaves

“Since you went away, the days grow long…”

Paintings for the temple

The spiritual(ist) art of Hilma af Klint

Paintings for the temple

The spiritual(ist) art of Hilma af Klint

The Wormwood Star

Curtis Harrington’s rare film tribute to (oc)cult artist Marjorie Cameron

The Wormwood Star

Curtis Harrington’s rare film tribute to (oc)cult artist Marjorie Cameron

Nomi’s lament

“Remember me, but ah! forget my fate.”

Nomi’s lament

“Remember me, but ah! forget my fate.”

The Student of Prague

Hanns Heinz Ewers’ 1913 film which “bridged the supernatural and the psychological”.

The Student of Prague

Hanns Heinz Ewers’ 1913 film which “bridged the supernatural and the psychological”.

The Bearded Heart

Dadaists v Surrealists: the final round.

The Bearded Heart

Dadaists v Surrealists: the final round.

Death in the Port Jackson Hotel

Vali Myers caught on film in 1972…

Death in the Port Jackson Hotel

Vali Myers caught on film in 1972…

Menken on Warhol

A Factory tour by experimental filmmaker Marie Menken…

Menken on Warhol

A Factory tour by experimental filmmaker Marie Menken…

First Dick on film

…i.e. the first cinematic portrait of Richard Wagner, and possibly the very first feature film.

First Dick on film

…i.e. the first cinematic portrait of Richard Wagner, and possibly the very first feature film.

Remembrance of Things to Come

Facteur Cheval, anatomical models, mutilated war veterans, Parisian street scenes, Musidora, a Lumière brother, the Paris Exposition of 1937…

Remembrance of Things to Come

Facteur Cheval, anatomical models, mutilated war veterans, Parisian street scenes, Musidora, a Lumière brother, the Paris Exposition of 1937…

A Harry Smith Seance

Communing with (or at least capturing) the spirit of the American Magus.

A Harry Smith Seance

Communing with (or at least capturing) the spirit of the American Magus.

Who Owns the World?

Brecht and Dudow’s ‘Kuhle Wampe’, the cinematic swan song of the New Objectivity.

Who Owns the World?

Brecht and Dudow’s ‘Kuhle Wampe’, the cinematic swan song of the New Objectivity.

Fast and Furious

…the life and times of Nina Hamnett – artist, model, legend.

Fast and Furious

…the life and times of Nina Hamnett – artist, model, legend.

Where the Muses Hold Sway

Another treasure from the British Pathé vaults…

Where the Muses Hold Sway

Another treasure from the British Pathé vaults…

The scent of paradise

This piece of Occidentalism is no more authentic than The King and I or Aida, but it’s refreshing to see a non-Western view of the West than vice versa.

The scent of paradise

This piece of Occidentalism is no more authentic than The King and I or Aida, but it’s refreshing to see a non-Western view of the West than vice versa.

Mishima

Paul Schrader’s 1985 film biography of Yukio Mishima, on your monitor, right now.

Mishima

Paul Schrader’s 1985 film biography of Yukio Mishima, on your monitor, right now.

Beni Terketme

‘Ne me quitte pas’, Jacques Brel’s most famous offering, isn’t a song for every day. If actually immured in the desperate emotions it evokes it is impossible to listen to, and if you’re having a good day, why ruin it?

Beni Terketme

‘Ne me quitte pas’, Jacques Brel’s most famous offering, isn’t a song for every day. If actually immured in the desperate emotions it evokes it is impossible to listen to, and if you’re having a good day, why ruin it?