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* [http://www.movingimagesource.us/research/guide/145 Moving Image Source's Research Guide on Experimental and Avant-garde]  
 
* [http://www.movingimagesource.us/research/guide/145 Moving Image Source's Research Guide on Experimental and Avant-garde]  
 
* [http://www.expcinema.com Experimental Cinema], a news and resources on experimental film.
 
* [http://www.expcinema.com Experimental Cinema], a news and resources on experimental film.
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* ''[https://www.nga.gov/features/experimental-cinema-in-eastern-europe.html Artists, Amateurs, Alternative Spaces: Experimental Cinema in Eastern Europe, 1960–1990]'', eds. Joanna Raczynska and Ksenya Gurshtein, Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art, 2014. 
 
* [http://www.hi-beam.net/cgi-bin/flicker.pl Flicker] provides links to sites about contemporary and historical experimental cinema.
 
* [http://www.hi-beam.net/cgi-bin/flicker.pl Flicker] provides links to sites about contemporary and historical experimental cinema.
 
* [http://web.archive.org/web/20141217012850/http://www.cinovid.org/ cinovid], database for experimental film and video art. Discontinued in 2014.
 
* [http://web.archive.org/web/20141217012850/http://www.cinovid.org/ cinovid], database for experimental film and video art. Discontinued in 2014.
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* ''[http://www.mfj-online.org/ Millennium Film Journal]'', eds. Grahame Weinbren and Kenneth White, since 1978. Published biannually.
 
* ''[http://www.mfj-online.org/ Millennium Film Journal]'', eds. Grahame Weinbren and Kenneth White, since 1978. Published biannually.
 
* ''[http://www.undergroundfilmjournal.com/ Underground Film Journal]''.
 
* ''[http://www.undergroundfilmjournal.com/ Underground Film Journal]''.
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* ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=22654 L'ébouillanté]'', 15 numbers, 1995-1999. Zine published by artist-run film labs. {{fr}}
 
* ''Found Footage Magazine'', since 2015. [http://foundfootagemagazine.com/en/] {{es}},{{en}}
 
* ''Found Footage Magazine'', since 2015. [http://foundfootagemagazine.com/en/] {{es}},{{en}}
  
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* Thanasis Rentzis (Θανάσης Ρεντζής), ''[[Media:Rentzis_Thanasis_Οι_Πρωτοπορίες_στον_κινηματογράφο.pdf|Οι Πρωτοπορίες στον κινηματογράφο]]'', Athens: Kastaniotis [Καστανιώτης], 1978, 31 pp. {{gr}}
 
* Thanasis Rentzis (Θανάσης Ρεντζής), ''[[Media:Rentzis_Thanasis_Οι_Πρωτοπορίες_στον_κινηματογράφο.pdf|Οι Πρωτοπορίες στον κινηματογράφο]]'', Athens: Kastaniotis [Καστανιώτης], 1978, 31 pp. {{gr}}
  
* Dominique Noguez, ''Éloge du cinéma expérimental: Definitions, Jalons, Perspectives'', Paris: Paris expérimental and Centre Georges Pompidou, 1979; 3rd Edition, 2010. {{fr}} [http://www.paris-experimental.asso.fr/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=165&Itemid=31]
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* Dominique Noguez, ''Éloge du cinéma expérimental: Definitions, Jalons, Perspectives'', Paris: Paris expérimental and Centre Georges Pompidou, 1979; 3rd ed., 2010. {{fr}} [http://www.paris-experimental.asso.fr/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=165&Itemid=31]
  
 
* Ulrich Gregor (ed.), ''The German Experimental Film of the Seventies'', Munich: Goethe-Institut, 1980.  
 
* Ulrich Gregor (ed.), ''The German Experimental Film of the Seventies'', Munich: Goethe-Institut, 1980.  
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* ''Il cinema d'avanguardia: 1910-1930'', Venezia: Marsilio, 1997. {{it}}
 
* ''Il cinema d'avanguardia: 1910-1930'', Venezia: Marsilio, 1997. {{it}}
  
* Jack Sargeant, ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=F6CDBC27CB65D85259A6A4994EC208A8 Naked Lens: Beat Cinema]'', London: Creation Books, 1997; repr., Berkeley, CA: Soft Skull Press, 2008.
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* Jack Sargeant, ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=F6CDBC27CB65D85259A6A4994EC208A8 Naked Lens: Beat Cinema]'', London: Creation Books, 1997; repr., Berkeley, CA: Soft Skull Press, 2008.
  
 
* Wheeler W. Dixon, ''The Exploding Eye: A Re-Visionary History of 1960s American Experimental Cinema'', Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998.  
 
* Wheeler W. Dixon, ''The Exploding Eye: A Re-Visionary History of 1960s American Experimental Cinema'', Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998.  
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* Scott MacDonald, ''A Critical Cinema: Interviews with Independent Filmmakers'', 5 vols, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988–2005. Five volumes of in-depth, perceptive, enlightening interviews with a multitude of filmmakers offer a veritable history of the field. The author’s overriding concern is with experimental cinema as a form of critique of conventional media.
 
* Scott MacDonald, ''A Critical Cinema: Interviews with Independent Filmmakers'', 5 vols, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988–2005. Five volumes of in-depth, perceptive, enlightening interviews with a multitude of filmmakers offer a veritable history of the field. The author’s overriding concern is with experimental cinema as a form of critique of conventional media.
  
* A. L. Rees, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=484 A History of Experimental Film and Video: From Canonical Avant-garde to Contemporary British Practice]'', London: British Film Institute, 1999.
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* A. L. Rees, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=484 A History of Experimental Film and Video: From Canonical Avant-garde to Contemporary British Practice]'', London: British Film Institute, 1999, viii+152+[32] pp; 2nd ed., Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, 208 pp.
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** ''Jikken eizō no rekishi eiga to bideo: kihanteki abangyarudo kara gendai eikoku deno eizō jissen'' [実験映像の歴史:映画とビデオ : 規範的アヴァンギャルドから現代英国での映像実践], Kyoto: Kōyōshobō, 2010. {{jp}}
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** ''Shi yan dian ying shi yu lu xiang shi'' [实验电影史与录像史], Changchun: Ji lin chu ban ji tuan you xian ze ren gong si, 2011, 210 pp. {{cn}}
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** 험영화와 비디오의 역사 : 정통 아방가르드부터 현대 영국 예술의 실천까지, 2014. {{ko}}
  
 
* Emanuel Levy, ''Cinema of outsiders: the rise of American independent film'', New York: New York University Press, 1999.
 
* Emanuel Levy, ''Cinema of outsiders: the rise of American independent film'', New York: New York University Press, 1999.
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* Joan M Minguet Batllori, ''Cinema, modernitat i avantguarda (1920-1936)'', Valencia: E. Climent, 2000. {{es}}
 
* Joan M Minguet Batllori, ''Cinema, modernitat i avantguarda (1920-1936)'', Valencia: E. Climent, 2000. {{es}}
  
* Laura U. Marks, ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=ABAD90DE6DEB795A1636189EE70E1C37 The Skin of the Film: Intercultural Cinema, Embodiment, and the Senses]'', Duke University Press, 2000, 320 pp. [http://criticalatinoamericana.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/marks_laura.pdf Excerpt], [http://www.dukeupress.edu/The-Skin-of-the-Film/].
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* Laura U. Marks, ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=ABAD90DE6DEB795A1636189EE70E1C37 The Skin of the Film: Intercultural Cinema, Embodiment, and the Senses]'', Duke University Press, 2000, 320 pp. [http://criticalatinoamericana.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/marks_laura.pdf Excerpt], [http://www.dukeupress.edu/The-Skin-of-the-Film/].
  
 
* Bill Nichols (ed.), ''[[Media:Nichols Bill ed Maya_Deren_and_the_American_Avant-Garde_2001.pdf|Maya Deren and the American Avant-garde]]'', University of California Press, 2001, xi+331 pp.
 
* Bill Nichols (ed.), ''[[Media:Nichols Bill ed Maya_Deren_and_the_American_Avant-Garde_2001.pdf|Maya Deren and the American Avant-garde]]'', University of California Press, 2001, xi+331 pp.
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* Clayton Patterson (ed.), ''Captured: A Film & Video History of the Lower East Side'', New York: Seven Stories Press, 2005, 554 pp. [http://patterson.no-art.info/books/2005_captured.html]
 
* Clayton Patterson (ed.), ''Captured: A Film & Video History of the Lower East Side'', New York: Seven Stories Press, 2005, 554 pp. [http://patterson.no-art.info/books/2005_captured.html]
 
* Paul Arthur, ''A Line of Sight: American Avant-Garde Film Since 1965'', University of Minnesota Press, 2005. [http://books.google.com/books?id=jkE4374rcEMC&printsec=frontcover]
 
* Paul Arthur, ''A Line of Sight: American Avant-Garde Film Since 1965'', University of Minnesota Press, 2005. [http://books.google.com/books?id=jkE4374rcEMC&printsec=frontcover]
* Jean Petrolle, Virginia Wright Wexman (eds.), ''Women and Experimental Filmmaking'', Urbana: University of Illinois, 2005. [http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip055/2004029712.html]
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* Jean Petrolle, Virginia Wright Wexman (eds.), ''Women and Experimental Filmmaking'', Urbana: University of Illinois, 2005. Review: [https://sci-hub.se/10.1086/599264 Hutchison] (Signs). [http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip055/2004029712.html]
 
* François Albera, ''L’Avant-garde au cinéma'', Paris: Armand Colin, 2005. {{fr}}
 
* François Albera, ''L’Avant-garde au cinéma'', Paris: Armand Colin, 2005. {{fr}}
 
* Scott MacDonald, ''[[Media:MacDonald Scott Art in Cinema Documents Toward a History of the Film Society 2006.pdf|Art in Cinema: Documents Toward a History of the Film Society]]'', Temple University Press, 2006, 307 pp.
 
* Scott MacDonald, ''[[Media:MacDonald Scott Art in Cinema Documents Toward a History of the Film Society 2006.pdf|Art in Cinema: Documents Toward a History of the Film Society]]'', Temple University Press, 2006, 307 pp.
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* David Curtis, ''A History of Artists' Film and Video in Britain'', London: BFI Publishing, 2006, 320 pp. [https://shop.bfi.org.uk/a-history-of-artists-film-and-video-in-britain.html Publisher].
 
* Paul G. Pickowicz, Yingjin Zhang (eds.), ''From Underground to Independent: Alternative Film Culture in Contemporary China'', Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.
 
* Paul G. Pickowicz, Yingjin Zhang (eds.), ''From Underground to Independent: Alternative Film Culture in Contemporary China'', Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.
 
* Nicole Brenez, ''[[Media:Brenez_Nicole_Cinemas_d_avant-garde.pdf|Cinémas d'avant-garde]]'', Paris: Cahiers du cinéma, 2006, 95 pp. {{fr}}
 
* Nicole Brenez, ''[[Media:Brenez_Nicole_Cinemas_d_avant-garde.pdf|Cinémas d'avant-garde]]'', Paris: Cahiers du cinéma, 2006, 95 pp. {{fr}}
 
* Nicole Brenez, ''[[Media:Brenez_Nicole_Traitement_du_Lumpenproletariat_par_le_cinema_d_avant-garde.pdf|Traitement du lumpenproletariat par le cinéma d'avant-garde]]'', Biarritz: Séguier, and Paris: Archimbaud, 2006, 97 pp. {{fr}}
 
* Nicole Brenez, ''[[Media:Brenez_Nicole_Traitement_du_Lumpenproletariat_par_le_cinema_d_avant-garde.pdf|Traitement du lumpenproletariat par le cinéma d'avant-garde]]'', Biarritz: Séguier, and Paris: Archimbaud, 2006, 97 pp. {{fr}}
* Robin Blaetz (ed.), ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=11656 Women's Experimental Cinema: Critical Frameworks]'', Durham: Duke University Press, 2007, 421 pp. [http://reader.dukeupress.edu/womens-experimental-cinema/12 Introduction], [http://sufriedrich.com/PDFs/PDFS%20from%20GEN'L%20books%20%20+%20mags/GEN'L_Cutler_WOMENEXPERIMENTALCINEMA_2007.pdf Essay by Janet Cutler], [http://read.dukeupress.edu/content/womens-experimental-cinema], [http://scribd.com/doc/93141196].
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* Robin Blaetz (ed.), ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=22693 Women's Experimental Cinema: Critical Frameworks]'', Durham: Duke University Press, 2007, viii+421 pp.
 
* Jacques Aumont, ''Moderne? Comment le cinéma est devenu le plus singulier des arts'', Paris: Cahiers du Cinéma, 2007. {{fr}}
 
* Jacques Aumont, ''Moderne? Comment le cinéma est devenu le plus singulier des arts'', Paris: Cahiers du Cinéma, 2007. {{fr}}
 
* Noël Burch, ''De la Beauté des latrines: pour réhabiliter le sens au cinéma et ailleurs'', Paris: L’Harmattan, 2007. {{fr}}
 
* Noël Burch, ''De la Beauté des latrines: pour réhabiliter le sens au cinéma et ailleurs'', Paris: L’Harmattan, 2007. {{fr}}
 
* Malte Hagener, ''[http://arno.uva.nl/document/171983 Moving Forward, Looking Back: The European Avant-garde and the Invention of Film Culture, 1919-1939]'', Amsterdam University Press, 2007, 376 pp.
 
* Malte Hagener, ''[http://arno.uva.nl/document/171983 Moving Forward, Looking Back: The European Avant-garde and the Invention of Film Culture, 1919-1939]'', Amsterdam University Press, 2007, 376 pp.
* Alexander Graf, Dietrich Scheunemann (eds.), ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/get?md5=A374B50B0671EF2BAC306D4815BBC682&open=0 Avant-garde Film]'', Rodopi, 2007. Result of a research project at the University of Edinburgh that aims to connect the history of avant-garde film to the wider avant-garde in literature and art. It establishes a continuum between the contemporary moving image and the classical experimental film that preceded it from the 1920s onward.
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* Alexander Graf, Dietrich Scheunemann (eds.), ''[http://libgen.rs/get?md5=A374B50B0671EF2BAC306D4815BBC682&open=0 Avant-garde Film]'', Rodopi, 2007. Result of a research project at the University of Edinburgh that aims to connect the history of avant-garde film to the wider avant-garde in literature and art. It establishes a continuum between the contemporary moving image and the classical experimental film that preceded it from the 1920s onward.
 
* Łukasz Ronduda, Florian Zeyfang (eds.), ''1,2,3... Avant-Gardes: Film/Art between Experiment and Archive'', Warsaw: Centre for Contemporary Art, and Berlin/New York: Sternberg, 2007.  [http://www.sternberg-press.com/index.php?pageId=1177&bookId=77&l=en] {{en}}/{{de}}
 
* Łukasz Ronduda, Florian Zeyfang (eds.), ''1,2,3... Avant-Gardes: Film/Art between Experiment and Archive'', Warsaw: Centre for Contemporary Art, and Berlin/New York: Sternberg, 2007.  [http://www.sternberg-press.com/index.php?pageId=1177&bookId=77&l=en] {{en}}/{{de}}
* Duncan Reekie, ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=a076b5eed59342dd9a817b36c49b2c1e&open=0 Subversion: The Definitive History of Underground Cinema]'', London: Wallflower Press, 2007. Review: [https://www.variant.org.uk/pdfs/issue31/31RadicalPop.pdf Szczelkun] (Variant).
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* Duncan Reekie, ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=a076b5eed59342dd9a817b36c49b2c1e&open=0 Subversion: The Definitive History of Underground Cinema]'', London: Wallflower Press, 2007. Review: [https://www.variant.org.uk/pdfs/issue31/31RadicalPop.pdf Szczelkun] (Variant).
 
* David Curtis, ''A History of Artist’s Film and Video in Britain'', London: British Film Institute, 2007.
 
* David Curtis, ''A History of Artist’s Film and Video in Britain'', London: British Film Institute, 2007.
 
* P. Adams Sitney, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=488 Eyes Upside Down: Visionary Filmmakers and the Heritage of Emerson]'', Oxford University Press, 2008, xiv+417+[32] pp.
 
* P. Adams Sitney, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=488 Eyes Upside Down: Visionary Filmmakers and the Heritage of Emerson]'', Oxford University Press, 2008, xiv+417+[32] pp.
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* [https://monoskop.org/log/?p=282 ''From Absolute Cinema to Future Film: Materials from the History of Experiment in the Moving Picture Art''], eds. Violetta Kutlubasis-Krajewska and Piotr Krajewski, Wroclaw: WRO Art Center, 2009, 84 pp.
 
* [https://monoskop.org/log/?p=282 ''From Absolute Cinema to Future Film: Materials from the History of Experiment in the Moving Picture Art''], eds. Violetta Kutlubasis-Krajewska and Piotr Krajewski, Wroclaw: WRO Art Center, 2009, 84 pp.
 
** [https://monoskop.org/log/?p=282 ''Od kina absolutnego do filmu przyszłości''], Wroclaw: WRO Art Center, 2009. {{pl}}
 
** [https://monoskop.org/log/?p=282 ''Od kina absolutnego do filmu przyszłości''], Wroclaw: WRO Art Center, 2009. {{pl}}
* Gabriele Jutz, ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=5c3b5cd3f16689d264e67f06c832f880&open=0 Cinéma brut. Eine alternative Genealogie der Filmavantgarde]'', Springer, 2010, 295 pp. {{de}}
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* Gabriele Jutz, ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=5c3b5cd3f16689d264e67f06c832f880&open=0 Cinéma brut. Eine alternative Genealogie der Filmavantgarde]'', Springer, 2010, 295 pp. {{de}}
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* Nicole Brenez, Bidhan Jacobs (eds.), ''[https://aaaaarg.fail/thing/57b4e43b9ff37c5920b986ec Le Cinéma critique: de l'argentique au numérique, voies et formes de l'objection visuelle]'', Paris: Publications de la Sorbonne, 2010, 267 pp. Conference proceedings. [http://www.editionsdelasorbonne.fr/en/livre/?GCOI=28405100100350] {{fr}}
 
* Steve Anker, Kathy Geritz, Steve Seid (eds.), ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=18233 Radical Light: Alternative Film and Video in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-2000]'', University of California Press, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2010, 352 pp.
 
* Steve Anker, Kathy Geritz, Steve Seid (eds.), ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=18233 Radical Light: Alternative Film and Video in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945-2000]'', University of California Press, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, 2010, 352 pp.
 
* Lars Gustaf Andersson, John Sundholm, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, ''[[Media:Andersson_Sundholm_Widding_A_History_of_Swedish_Experimental_Film_Culture_From_Early_Animation_to_Video_Art_no_images.pdf|A History of Swedish Experimental Film Culture: From Early Animation to Video Art]]'', Stockholm: Mediehistoriskt arkiv, 2010. [http://www.kb.se/aktuellt/Butik-och-Publikationer/Mediehistoriskt-arkiv2/Experimental-film/]
 
* Lars Gustaf Andersson, John Sundholm, Astrid Söderbergh Widding, ''[[Media:Andersson_Sundholm_Widding_A_History_of_Swedish_Experimental_Film_Culture_From_Early_Animation_to_Video_Art_no_images.pdf|A History of Swedish Experimental Film Culture: From Early Animation to Video Art]]'', Stockholm: Mediehistoriskt arkiv, 2010. [http://www.kb.se/aktuellt/Butik-och-Publikationer/Mediehistoriskt-arkiv2/Experimental-film/]
 
* Malcolm Turvey, ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/4d5055ad-ea5d-42a9-b7ea-571f865997cf The Filming of Modern Life: European Avant-Garde Film of the 1920s]'', MIT Press, 2011. Review: [https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/even-as-everything-melts-malcolm-turveys-the-filming-of-modern-life/ Foltz] (LARB).
 
* Malcolm Turvey, ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/4d5055ad-ea5d-42a9-b7ea-571f865997cf The Filming of Modern Life: European Avant-Garde Film of the 1920s]'', MIT Press, 2011. Review: [https://lareviewofbooks.org/article/even-as-everything-melts-malcolm-turveys-the-filming-of-modern-life/ Foltz] (LARB).
 
* Pavle Levi, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=10297 Cinema by Other Means]'', Oxford University Press, 2012, 224 pp.  
 
* Pavle Levi, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=10297 Cinema by Other Means]'', Oxford University Press, 2012, 224 pp.  
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* Peter Tscherkassky (ed.), ''Film Unframed: A History of Austrian Avant-Garde Cinema'', Vienna: Synema, 2012, 368 pp. [https://shop.bfi.org.uk/film-unframed-a-history-of-austrian-avant-garde-cinema.html]
 
* William E.B. Verrone, ''The Avant-Garde Feature Film: A Critical History'', Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012, 222 pp.
 
* William E.B. Verrone, ''The Avant-Garde Feature Film: A Critical History'', Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012, 222 pp.
* Akira Mizuta Lippit, ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=3454CCD9791BC2A6C21CE96F65DE376D Ex-Cinema: From a Theory of Experimental Film and Video]'', University of California Press, 2012, 189 pp, [http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=2112CA4F645ACE09963BCA513F220CD7 EPUB].
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* Akira Mizuta Lippit, ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=3454CCD9791BC2A6C21CE96F65DE376D Ex-Cinema: From a Theory of Experimental Film and Video]'', University of California Press, 2012, 189 pp, [http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=2112CA4F645ACE09963BCA513F220CD7 EPUB]. Review: [http://www.alphavillejournal.com/Issue6/HTML/ReviewFlynn.html Flynn] (Alphaville).
 
* Adriano Aprà (ed.), ''Fuori norma. La via sperimentale del cinema italiano'', Marsilio, 2013, 208 pp. {{it}}
 
* Adriano Aprà (ed.), ''Fuori norma. La via sperimentale del cinema italiano'', Marsilio, 2013, 208 pp. {{it}}
 
* Martin Čihák, ''Ponorná řeka kinematografie'', Prague: NAMU, 2013, 304 pp. Based on dissertation ''Skladebné postupy filmových avantgard'' (2004). [https://issuu.com/dok.revue/docs/ponorna_ukazka_2 Excerpt]. [https://namu.cz/ponorna-reka-kinematografie Publisher]. Reviews: [https://namu.cz/files/2014-06/140603155126.pdf Hudec] (Kino Ikon), [https://www.dokrevue.cz/clanky/der-absolute-cihak Střeláková] (Dokrevue), [http://www.indiefilm.cz/2014/01/13/ponorna-reka-kinematografie-manifestace-divu-plna/ Blažek] (IndieFilm), [http://25fps.cz/2014/ponorna-reka-kinematografie/ Meixner] (25fps). {{cz}}
 
* Martin Čihák, ''Ponorná řeka kinematografie'', Prague: NAMU, 2013, 304 pp. Based on dissertation ''Skladebné postupy filmových avantgard'' (2004). [https://issuu.com/dok.revue/docs/ponorna_ukazka_2 Excerpt]. [https://namu.cz/ponorna-reka-kinematografie Publisher]. Reviews: [https://namu.cz/files/2014-06/140603155126.pdf Hudec] (Kino Ikon), [https://www.dokrevue.cz/clanky/der-absolute-cihak Střeláková] (Dokrevue), [http://www.indiefilm.cz/2014/01/13/ponorna-reka-kinematografie-manifestace-divu-plna/ Blažek] (IndieFilm), [http://25fps.cz/2014/ponorna-reka-kinematografie/ Meixner] (25fps). {{cz}}
* Arnd Schneider, Caterina Pasqualino (eds.), ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=9B1B7D398581F64215EE79492766F90E Experimental Film and Anthropology]'', Berg/Bloomsbury, 2014, 208 pp. [http://www.quaibranly.fr/fileadmin/user_upload/enseignement_et_recherche/programmes/final_program_EXPERIMENTAL__FILM_AND_AND_ANTHROPOLOGY-2E.pdf Conference]. [http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/experimental-film-and-anthropology-9780857858221/]
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* ''Film as Film: The Collected Writings of Gregory J. Markopoulos'', ed. Mark Webber, forew. P. Adams Sitney, The Visible Press, 2014; rev.ed., 2017, 544 pp. [https://thevisiblepress.com/product/film-as-film-paperback/]
* Andrew V. Uroskie, ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=6721c23ed5987797cf6428ecd9a2100b Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art]'', University of Chicago Press, 2014, 288 pp.
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* Arnd Schneider, Caterina Pasqualino (eds.), ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=9B1B7D398581F64215EE79492766F90E Experimental Film and Anthropology]'', Berg/Bloomsbury, 2014, 208 pp. [http://www.quaibranly.fr/fileadmin/user_upload/enseignement_et_recherche/programmes/final_program_EXPERIMENTAL__FILM_AND_AND_ANTHROPOLOGY-2E.pdf Conference]. [http://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/experimental-film-and-anthropology-9780857858221/]
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* Andrew V. Uroskie, ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=6721c23ed5987797cf6428ecd9a2100b Between the Black Box and the White Cube: Expanded Cinema and Postwar Art]'', University of Chicago Press, 2014, 288 pp.
 
* Ara Osterweil, ''Flesh Cinema: The Corporeal Turn in American Avant-Garde Film'', Manchester University Press, 2014, 304 pp. [http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9780719091919/]
 
* Ara Osterweil, ''Flesh Cinema: The Corporeal Turn in American Avant-Garde Film'', Manchester University Press, 2014, 304 pp. [http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9780719091919/]
 
* Božidar Zečević, ''Srpska avangarda i film 1920-1932'', Belgrade: Akademski filmski centar/Dom kulture Studentski grad, 2014, 390 pp. {{sr}}
 
* Božidar Zečević, ''Srpska avangarda i film 1920-1932'', Belgrade: Akademski filmski centar/Dom kulture Studentski grad, 2014, 390 pp. {{sr}}
 
* Albert Alcoz, Alberto Cabrera Bernal (eds.), ''Angular'' 1, trans. Mattea Cussel, Angular, 2014, 82 pp. Incl. DVD with 13 films (122 min). [http://angularfilms.com/shop.html] [http://angularfilms.com/volume_01_eng.html] {{es}}/{{en}}
 
* Albert Alcoz, Alberto Cabrera Bernal (eds.), ''Angular'' 1, trans. Mattea Cussel, Angular, 2014, 82 pp. Incl. DVD with 13 films (122 min). [http://angularfilms.com/shop.html] [http://angularfilms.com/volume_01_eng.html] {{es}}/{{en}}
* Kamila Kuc, Michael O'Pray (eds.), ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=3B850D317800BB7DEB131C8887EFFCC9 The Struggle for Form: Perspectives on Polish Avant-Garde Film, 1916–1989]'', New York: Wallflower Press, 2014. {{en}}
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* Kamila Kuc, Michael O'Pray (eds.), ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=3B850D317800BB7DEB131C8887EFFCC9 The Struggle for Form: Perspectives on Polish Avant-Garde Film, 1916–1989]'', New York: Wallflower Press, 2014. {{en}}
 
* P. Adams Sitney, ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/fe6d13fb-a091-493c-9bb5-38345482316c The Cinema of Poetry]'', Oxford University Press, 2014, 292 pp, [https://aaaaarg.fail/thing/5eedb12a9ff37c46062e81c2 ARG]. [https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-cinema-of-poetry-9780199337026] {{en}}
 
* P. Adams Sitney, ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/fe6d13fb-a091-493c-9bb5-38345482316c The Cinema of Poetry]'', Oxford University Press, 2014, 292 pp, [https://aaaaarg.fail/thing/5eedb12a9ff37c46062e81c2 ARG]. [https://global.oup.com/academic/product/the-cinema-of-poetry-9780199337026] {{en}}
 
* David E. James, Adam Hyman (eds.), ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/7d42ecdc-5da6-457a-994c-1dca9ed40bcd Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles, 1945-1980]'', John Libbey, 2015, viii+335 pp. [http://www.johnlibbey.com/books_detail.php?area=cine&ID=169]
 
* David E. James, Adam Hyman (eds.), ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/7d42ecdc-5da6-457a-994c-1dca9ed40bcd Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles, 1945-1980]'', John Libbey, 2015, viii+335 pp. [http://www.johnlibbey.com/books_detail.php?area=cine&ID=169]
* Patti Gaal-Holmes, ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=AC9332011F5A3EB3563A390383C04D86 A History of 1970s Experimental Film: Britain’s Decade of Diversity]'', Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 231 pp.
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* Patti Gaal-Holmes, ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=AC9332011F5A3EB3563A390383C04D86 A History of 1970s Experimental Film: Britain’s Decade of Diversity]'', Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 231 pp.
 
* Jackie Hatfield (ed.), ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/a67ecd00-cdb1-4305-84c1-fb5c961620ec Experimental Film and Video: An Anthology]'', John Libbey, 2015, 283 pp.
 
* Jackie Hatfield (ed.), ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/a67ecd00-cdb1-4305-84c1-fb5c961620ec Experimental Film and Video: An Anthology]'', John Libbey, 2015, 283 pp.
 
* François Bovier, Adeena Mey (eds.), ''Cinéma exposé – Films d'artistes, art vidéo et exposition d’images en mouvement /  Exhibited Cinema: Exhibiting Artists' Films, Video Art and Moving Image'', Dijon: Les Presses du réel, 2015, 224 pp. [http://www.lespressesdureel.com/EN/ouvrage.php?id=3871] {{fr}}/{{en}}
 
* François Bovier, Adeena Mey (eds.), ''Cinéma exposé – Films d'artistes, art vidéo et exposition d’images en mouvement /  Exhibited Cinema: Exhibiting Artists' Films, Video Art and Moving Image'', Dijon: Les Presses du réel, 2015, 224 pp. [http://www.lespressesdureel.com/EN/ouvrage.php?id=3871] {{fr}}/{{en}}
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* George Bagdasarov, Alexandra Moralesová, et al., ''Buenos Aires Experiment'', Prague: Akademie múzických umění v Praze, 2016, 162 pp. [https://namu.cz/files/2017-05/170516163728.pdf TOC], [https://namu.cz/files/2017-05/170516163749.pdf Excerpt]. [https://namu.cz/buenos-aires-experiment]. Review: [https://www.kinecko.com/na-ceste-za-experimentalnym-filmom/ Križková] (Kapitál/Kinečko). {{cz}}
 
* George Bagdasarov, Alexandra Moralesová, et al., ''Buenos Aires Experiment'', Prague: Akademie múzických umění v Praze, 2016, 162 pp. [https://namu.cz/files/2017-05/170516163728.pdf TOC], [https://namu.cz/files/2017-05/170516163749.pdf Excerpt]. [https://namu.cz/buenos-aires-experiment]. Review: [https://www.kinecko.com/na-ceste-za-experimentalnym-filmom/ Križková] (Kapitál/Kinečko). {{cz}}
 
** ''Buenos Aires Experiment'', Prague: AMU – Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, 2017, 162 pp. [https://namu.cz/files/2017-08/170814161920.pdf Excerpt]. [https://namu.cz/buenos-aires-experiment-english] {{en}}
 
** ''Buenos Aires Experiment'', Prague: AMU – Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, 2017, 162 pp. [https://namu.cz/files/2017-08/170814161920.pdf Excerpt]. [https://namu.cz/buenos-aires-experiment-english] {{en}}
* Kamila Kuc, ''[http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=5EFC211678CDC792A35282BEB5B74C6B Visions of Avant-Garde Film: Polish Cinematic Experiments from Expressionism to Constructivism]'', Indiana University Press, 2016. {{en}}
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* Kamila Kuc, ''[http://libgen.rs/book/index.php?md5=5EFC211678CDC792A35282BEB5B74C6B Visions of Avant-Garde Film: Polish Cinematic Experiments from Expressionism to Constructivism]'', Indiana University Press, 2016. {{en}}
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* Peter Gidal, ''Flare Out: Aesthetics 1966-2016'', eds. Mark Webber and Peter Gidal, The Visible Press, 2016, 288 pp. A collection of essays by Peter Gidal on film, art and aesthetics. Response: [http://www.worldpicturejournal.com/WP_12/Walley_12.html Walley] (World Picture). [https://thevisiblepress.com/product/flare-out/]
 
* Albert Alcoz, ''Resonancias fílmicas. El sonido en el cine estructural (1960-1981)'', Santander: Shangrila Textos Aparte, 2017, 358 pp. [http://shangrilaediciones.com/producto/resonancias-filmicas/] {{es}}
 
* Albert Alcoz, ''Resonancias fílmicas. El sonido en el cine estructural (1960-1981)'', Santander: Shangrila Textos Aparte, 2017, 358 pp. [http://shangrilaediciones.com/producto/resonancias-filmicas/] {{es}}
 
* François Bovier (ed.), ''Early Video and Experimental Film Networks: French-Speaking Switzerland in 1974: A Case for "Minor History"'', Lausanne: ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne, 2017, 252 pp. [http://www.lespressesdureel.com/EN/ouvrage.php?id=5884] [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1019616425&referer=brief_results]
 
* François Bovier (ed.), ''Early Video and Experimental Film Networks: French-Speaking Switzerland in 1974: A Case for "Minor History"'', Lausanne: ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne, 2017, 252 pp. [http://www.lespressesdureel.com/EN/ouvrage.php?id=5884] [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/1019616425&referer=brief_results]
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* Richard H. Brown, ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/ec816ac7-9eec-4b3a-b7a6-fd6ed9c8553c Through The Looking Glass: John Cage and Avant-Garde Film]'', Oxford University Press, 2019, 256 pp. [http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/view/10.1093/oso/9780190628079.001.0001/oso-9780190628079]
 
* Richard H. Brown, ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/ec816ac7-9eec-4b3a-b7a6-fd6ed9c8553c Through The Looking Glass: John Cage and Avant-Garde Film]'', Oxford University Press, 2019, 256 pp. [http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/view/10.1093/oso/9780190628079.001.0001/oso-9780190628079]
 
* Albert Alcoz, ''Radicales libres: 50 películas esenciales del cine experimental'', Barcelona: UOC, 2019, 236 pp. [http://www.editorialuoc.cat/radicales-libres] {{es}}
 
* Albert Alcoz, ''Radicales libres: 50 películas esenciales del cine experimental'', Barcelona: UOC, 2019, 236 pp. [http://www.editorialuoc.cat/radicales-libres] {{es}}
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*  Olga Moskatova, ''Male am Zelluloid. Zum relationalen Materialismus im kameralosen Film'', Bielefeld: transcript, 2019, 390 pp. Based on dissertation from the Berlin Universität der Künste, 2016. [https://www.transcript-verlag.de/978-3-8376-4671-9/male-am-zelluloid/] {{de}}
 
* Scott MacKenzie, Janine Marchessault (eds.), ''Process Cinema: Handmade Film in the Digital Age'', McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019. [https://books.google.en/books?id=qHqfDwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover]
 
* Scott MacKenzie, Janine Marchessault (eds.), ''Process Cinema: Handmade Film in the Digital Age'', McGill-Queen's University Press, 2019. [https://books.google.en/books?id=qHqfDwAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover]
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* Kim Knowles, ''Experimental Film and Photochemical Practices'', Palgrave Macmillan, 2020, xv+255 pp.
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* Gregory Zinman, ''Making Images Move: Handmade Cinema and the Other Arts'', University of California Press, 2020, 392 pp. [https://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctvqr1bkx]
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* Jonathan Walley, ''[https://1lib.eu/book/6016508/37cd60 Cinema Expanded: Avant-Garde Film in the Age of Intermedia]'', Oxford University Press, 2020, 432 pp. [https://global.oup.com/academic/product/cinema-expanded-9780190938635]
  
 
===Journal issues===
 
===Journal issues===
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* [http://www.e-kino.si/2011/no-11-12/kazalo ''Kino-Integral'' 11-12: "Prispevki k zgodovini slovenskega eksperimentalnega filma"], 2011. Issue on the history of Slovenian experimental film.  {{sl}}
 
* [http://www.e-kino.si/2011/no-11-12/kazalo ''Kino-Integral'' 11-12: "Prispevki k zgodovini slovenskega eksperimentalnega filma"], 2011. Issue on the history of Slovenian experimental film.  {{sl}}
 
* [http://revistas.um.es/api/issue/view/12631 ''Arte y Políticas de Identidad'' 8: "La pantalla experimental en el Estado español: Ensayos, estructuras, deconstrucciones, militancias"], 2013. {{es}}
 
* [http://revistas.um.es/api/issue/view/12631 ''Arte y Políticas de Identidad'' 8: "La pantalla experimental en el Estado español: Ensayos, estructuras, deconstrucciones, militancias"], 2013. {{es}}
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* ''Studies in Eastern European Cinema'' 7(1): "Experimental Cinema in State Socialist Eastern Europe", eds. Ksenya Gurshtein and Sonja Simonyi, 2016. [https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/reec20/7/1] {{en}}
  
 
===Selected essays===
 
===Selected essays===

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Pages

Resources

Bibliography

Publications on individual filmmakers are included on their respective pages.

Maya Deren, An Anagram of Ideas on Art, Form and Film, 1946, Log, PDF.
Stan Brakhage, Metaphors on Vision, 1963, Log, PDF.
Sheldon Renan, An Introduction to the American Underground Film, 1967, IA.
Gene Youngblood, Expanded Cinema, 1970, Log.
Annette Michelson (ed.), Artforum: Special Issue on Film (September 1971), PDF.
P. Adams Sitney, Visionary Film: the American Avant-Garde, 1974ff, Log.
Amos Vogel, Film as a Subversive Art, 1974. PDF.
Peter Gidal (ed.), Structural Film Anthology, 1976, Log, PDF.
Film as Film: Formal Experiment in Film, 1910-1975, 1979, Log, PDF.
Hollis Frampton, Circles of Confusion: Film/Photography/Video Texts 1968-1981, 1983, Log, PDF.
R. Bruce Elder, Harmony and Dissent: Film and Avant-garde Art Movements in the Early Twentieth Century, 2008, Log.
P. Adams Sitney, Eyes Upside Down: Visionary Filmmakers and the Heritage of Emerson, 2008, Log.

Journals and Magazines

Exhibition catalogues and brochures

  • A History of the American Avant-garde Cinema: A Film Exhibition, New York: American Federation of Arts, 1976, 176 pp. (English)
  • Birgit Hein, Wulf Herzogenrath (eds.), Film als Film: 1910 bis heute: vom Animationsfilm der zwanziger zum Filmenvironment der siebziger Jahre, Cologne: Kölnischer Kunstverein, 1977, 268 pp. Exh. catalogue. (German)
  • Dominique Noguez, Trente ans de cinéma expérimental en France, 1950-1980, Paris: A.R.C.E.F., 1982, 117 pp. [2] (French)
  • Eugeni Bonet, Manuel Palacio (eds.), Practica Filmica y Vanguardia Artistica en Espana / The Avant-garde Film in Spain: 1925-1981, Madrid: Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 1983. (Spanish)
  • Judit Lorányi, Miklós Peternák (eds.), Film/művészet: a magyar kisérleti film története, Budapest: Budapest Galéria, 1983, 56 pp. (Hungarian)
  • Prosper Hillairet, Christian Lebrat, Patrice Rollet, Paris vu par le cinéma d'avant-garde (1923-1983), Paris: Paris expérimental, 1985. [3] (French)
  • Paul de Mol, Nelly Voorhuis (eds.), Het Experiment in de Nederlandse Film, Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 1985. (Dutch)
  • David Schwartz (ed.), Independent America: New Film 1978-1988, New York: American Museum of the Moving Image, 1988, 93 pp. (English)
  • Eugeni Bonet (ed.), Desmontaje: film, vídeo/apropiación, reciclaje, IVAM, 1993. Introduction and Bonet's essay, Screening programme, [4]. (Spanish)
  • Gerald O’Grady, Bruce Posner (eds.), Articulated Light: The Emergence of Abstract Film in America, Cambridge, MA: Harvard Film Archive, and New York: Anthology Film Archives, 1995, 16 pp. (English)
  • Yann Beauvais, Jean-Michel Bouhours (eds.), Monter/Sampler: L'échantillonnage généralisé, Paris: Centre Pompidou, 2000, 160 pp. (French)
  • Nicole Brenez, Christian Lebrat (eds.), Jeune, dure et pure! Une histoire du cinéma d'avant-garde et expérimental en France, Paris: Cinémathèque française, and Milan: Mazzotta, 2001, 591 pp. English trans. of Introduction. [5] (French)
  • Shoot Shoot Shoot: The First Decade of the London Film-Makers’ Co-operative and British Avant-Garde Film 1966-1976, London: Lux, 2002. (English)
  • Gerda J. Cammaer, Changing Times, Time Changes: Canadian Experimental Films and Videos of the 1990s, forew. Ingrid Jenkner, Halifax, N.S.: Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, 2002, 35 pp. [6] (English)
  • Gerda Cammaer (ed.), Placing Spaces, Spacing Places: Canadian Experimental Films & Videos of the 1990s, Halifax, N.S.: Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, 2003. (English)
  • Jean-Michel Bouhours, Bruce Posner, Isabelle Ribadeau Dumas (eds.), En Marge de Hollywood, la première avant-garde cinématographique américaine, 1893-1941, Paris: Centre Georges-Pompidou, 2003. (French)
  • Carolina López (ed.), Xcèntric: 45 películas contra dirección, Barcelona: CCCB, 2006, 176 pp. [7] (Spanish)
  • Esther Schlicht, Max Hollein (eds.), Zelluloid: Camera Less Film / Celluloid: Film ohne Kamera, Frankfurt: Schirn Kunsthalle, 2010. (English)/(German)
  • Anna Abrahams, Claartje Opdam, Mariska Graveland, film3 [‘kju:bIk fIlm], Amsterdam: EYE Film Institute Netherlands & Amsterdam University Press, 2010, 390 pp. [8] (English)/(Dutch)
  • Ana Janevski (ed.), As Soon as I Open My Eyes I See a Film: Experiment in the Art of Yugoslavia in the 1960s and 1970s, Warsaw: Museum of Modern Art, 2010. (English)
  • Bojana Piškur, et al. (eds.), This Is All Film: Experimental Film in Yugoslavia 1951-1991 / Vse to je film: Eksperimentalni film v Jugoslaviji 1951-1991, Ljubljana: Museum of Modern Art, 2010, 154 pp. (English)/(Slovenian)
  • Alina Ignatova (ed.), Expanded Cinema / Расширенное кино, Moscow: MediaArtLab, 2011. (English)/(Russian)
  • Alina Streltsova (ed.), Expanded Cinema 2. Imersions: Towards the Tactile Cinema / Расширенное кино — 2, Moscow: MediaArtLab, 2012, 148 pp. (English)/(Russian)
  • Bruno Di Marino, Marco Meneguzzo, Andrea La Porta (eds.), Lo sguardo espanso. Cinema d'artista italiano 1912-2012, Silvana Editoriale, 2012. (Italian)
  • Susanne Pfeffer (ed.), You Killed Me First: The Cinema of Transgression, Berlin: KW Institute of Contemporary Art, and Cologne: Walther Konig, 2012. (English)/(German)
  • François Bovier, Balthazar Lovay, Sylvain Menétrey, Dan Solbach (eds.), Film Implosion! Experimental Cinema in Switzerland, Berlin: Revolver, 2017, 150 pp. [9] [10] [11] (German)/(French)

Anthologies

  • Peter Gidal (ed.), Structural Film Anthology, London: British Film Institute, 1976.
  • P. Adams Sitney (ed.), The Avant-garde Film: A Reader of Theory and Criticism, New York: New York University Press, 1978. Contains the often-hard-to-find theoretical writings of experimental filmmakers, beginning in France in the 1920s and continuing internationally through the 1970s.
  • Raffaele Milani (ed.), Il cinema underground americano, Messina Firenze: D'Anna, 1978, 190 pp. (Italian)
  • Paul Hammond (ed.), The Shadow and Its Shadow: Surrealist Writings on the Cinema, trans. & intro. Paul Hammond, London: British Film Institute, 1978; 2nd ed., Edinburgh: Polygon, 1991; 3rd ed., rev. & exp., San Francisco: City Lights, 2000, 225 pp. (English)
  • Norio Nishijima (ed.), Firumu wākushoppu [フィルム ワークショップ], Tokyo: Dagereo Shuppan, 1983, 222 pp. (Japanese)
  • Jaroslav Andjel, Ljubica Stanivuk (eds.), Teorija česke avangarde 1908-1937, Belgrade: Institut za film , 1987, 86 pp. (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Miklós Peternák (ed.), F.I.L.M. A magyar avant-garde film története és dokumentumai, Budapest: Képzőművészeti Kiadó, 1991, 351 pp. (Hungarian)
  • Wheeler Winston-Dixon, Gwendolyn Audrey Foster (eds.), Experimental Cinema: The Film Reader, London and New York: Routledge, 2002, 356 pp. Covers the field of experimental and avant-garde cinema from the 1920s onward, concentrating on movements and varied key figures, with a concentration on issues such as gender, sexuality, and race, as well as the impact of technological innovation. Review: Rees (Screen).
  • Ulrich Wegenast (ed.), Kunst und Film. Texte zum künstlerischen Film, Dresden: PHILO Fine Arts, 2002, 288 pp. (German)
  • Jackie Hatfield (ed.), Experimental Film and Video: An Anthology, Eastleigh: John Libbey Pub., 2006.

Monographs, Edited books

  • Maya Deren, An Anagram of Ideas on Art, Form and Film, Yonkers, NY: Alicat Book Shop Press, 1946, 52 pp; repr. in Deren, The Art of Cinema: Selected Essays, forew. George Amberg, New York: Arno Press, 1972, 104 pp; repr. in Deren, The Legend of Maya Deren: A Documentary Biography and Collected Works, v. 1, part 2: Chambers (1942-47), New York: Anthology Film Archives/Film Culture, 1988. The 1972 reprint also contains her essay "Cinematography: the Creative Use of Reality".
    • trans., in Deren, Écrits sur l'art et le cinéma, trans. Éric Alloi and Julie Beaulieu, Paris: Paris expérimental, 2004, 120 pp. Also contains a translation of "The Creative Use of Cinematography as the Reality" (1960). [12] [13] (French)
    • trans., in Deren, Choregraphie für eine Kamera. Schriften zum Film, eds. Jutta Hercher, Ute Holl, Kathrin Reichel, Kira Stein and Petra Wolff, trans. Susanne Amatosero, Ute Holl and Christine Noll-Brinckmann, Hamburg: Material-Verlag, 1995. (German)
    • trans., in Deren, El universo dereniano: textos fundamentales de la cineasta Maya Deren, intro., ed. & trans. Carolina Martínez López, Cuenca: Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, 2015. (Spanish)
    • trans., in Deren, Ma ya.de lun lun dian ying [玛雅.德伦论电影], Chang chun: Ji lin chu ban ji tuan, 2015. (Chinese)
  • Frank Stauffacher (ed.), Art in Cinema: A Symposium on the Avantgarde Film, Together with Program Notes and References for Series One of Art in Cinema, San Francisco: Art in Cinema Society: San Francisco Museum of Art, 1947, 104 pp; repr., New York: Arno Press, 1968, 104 pp. [14]
  • Peter Weiss, Avantgardefilm, Stockholm: Wahlström & Widstrand, 1956, 147 pp. [15] (Swedish)
    • Avantgarde Film, trans. Beat Mazenauer, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1995, 207 pp. (German)
  • Cinema Now: Stan Brakhage, John Cage, Jonas Mekas, Stan Vanderbeek, eds. Hector Currie and Michael Porte, University of Cincinnati Press, 1968, 28 pp. Transcript of a discussion among filmmakers and members of the Film as Art and Communication class at the University of Cincinnati, which took place in April 1967.
  • Parker Tyler, Underground Film: A Critical History, New York: Grove Press, 1969, 249+[32] pp; London: Secker & Warburg, 1969, 249+[32] pp; Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1974, 240+[16] pp; repr., intro. J. Hoberman, afterw. Charles Boultenhouse, New York: Da Capo Press, 1995, 265+[16] pp.
  • Gene Youngblood, Expanded Cinema, intro. R. Buckminster Fuller, New York: Dutton, 1970, 432+[6] pp; 50th anniv.ed., Fordham University Press, 2020.
    • Cine expandido, Buenos Aires: Eduntref, 2012, 456 pp. [16] (Spanish)
    • Expanded cinema, trans. Pier Luigi Capucci and Simonetta Fadda, Bologna: CLUEB, 2013, xvi+388 pp. (Italian)
  • Birgit Hein, Film im Underground. Von seinen Anfangen bis zum Unabhangigen Kino, Frankfurt/Berlin/Vienna: Ullstein, 1971. (German)
  • David Curtis, Experimental Cinema: A Fifty Year Evolution, London, Studio Vista, 1971. [17]
  • Jonas Mekas, Movie Journal: The Rise of New American Cinema, 1959-1971, New York: Macmillan, 1972, 434 pp; 2nd ed., forew. Peter Bogdanovich, intro. Gregory Smulewicz-Zucker, Columbia University Press, 2016, 496 pp. A collection of the columns written for the Village Voice beginning in 1958 under the title "Movie Journal". Review: Everleth (UFJ 2007).
    • Ciné-Journal: Un nouveau cinéma américain (1959-1971), trans. Dominique Noguez, Paris: Paris expérimental, 1992, 400 pp. [18] (French)
  • Gottfried Schlemmer (ed.), Avantgardistischer Film 1951-1971, Theorie, Munich: Hanser, 1973. (German)
  • P. Adams Sitney, Visionary Film: the American Avant-Garde, Oxford University Press, 1974, xii+452 pp; 2nd ed., exp., as Visionary Film: the American Avant-Garde, 1943-1978, Oxford University Press, 1979, xiv+463 pp; 3rd ed., exp., as Visionary Film: the American Avant-Garde, 1943-2000, Oxford University Press, 2002, xvi+462 pp.
    • Le cinéma visionnaire: l'Avant-garde américaine 1943-2000, trans. Pip Chodorov and Christian Lebrat, Paris: Paris expérimental, 2002, 448 pp. [21] (French)
    • Sigak yonghwa: 20-segi Miguk abanggarudo yonghwa, trans. Tong-hyon Pak, Seoul: Pyongsari, 2005, 560 pp. (Korean)
  • Hans Scheugl, Ernst Schmidt jr., Eine Subgeschichte des Films. Lexikon des Avantgarde-, Experimental- und Undergroundfilms, Band 1 und 2, Frankurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1974. (German)
  • Jean Mitry, Le Cinema Experimental: Histoire et Perspectives, Paris: Seghers, 1974. (French)
    • Storia del cinema sperimentale, Clueb, 2006, 214 pp. (Italian)
  • Standish Lawder, The Cubist Cinema, New York University Press, 1975, 265 pp, OL. Reviews: Reveaux (Film Q), Chin (PAJ).
  • Stephen Dwoskin, Film is ...: The International Free Cinema, London: Owen, 1975.
  • P. Adams Sitney (ed.), The Essential Cinema: Essays on the Films in the Collection of Anthology Film Archives, New York: Anthology Film Archives, 1975. Essays by filmmakers and scholars of the avant-garde, written with a wide range of approaches ranging from the theoretical to the purely personal, intended to reinforce appreciation of the films chosen by the archive for inclusion in its Essential Cinema Collection.
  • Viktoria Hradská, Česká avantgarda a film, Prague: Čs. filmový ústav, 1976. (Czech)
  • Malcolm Le Grice, Abstract Film and Beyond, MIT Press, 1977.
  • Dominique Noguez, Éloge du cinéma expérimental: Definitions, Jalons, Perspectives, Paris: Paris expérimental and Centre Georges Pompidou, 1979; 3rd ed., 2010. (French) [22]
  • Ulrich Gregor (ed.), The German Experimental Film of the Seventies, Munich: Goethe-Institut, 1980.
  • Inez Hedges, Languages of Revolt: Dada and Surrealist Literature and Film, Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1983.
  • Andere Avant Garde, Linz: Gutenberg, 1984. (German)
  • Jairo Ferreira, Cinema de Invenção, Sao Paulo: Editora Max Limonad, 1986. [23] (Brazilian Portuguese)
  • Helge Krarup, Carl Norrested, Eksperimentalfilm i Danmark, Copenhagen: Borgen, 1986. (Danish)
  • Fernao Ramos, Cinema Marginal, 1968-1973: A Representacao em seu Limite, Sao Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1987. (Portuguese)
  • Stan Brakhage, Film at Wit's End: Eight Avant-garde Filmmakers, Kingston, N.Y.: Documentext, 1989.
  • Ingo Petzke (ed.), Das Experimentalfilm-Handbuch, Frankfurt am Main: Deutsches Filminstitut, 1989, 385 pp. (German) [24]
  • Marcin Giżycki, Walka o film artystyczny w mie̜dzywojennej Polsce, Warsaw: Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1989, 262+[32] pp. (Polish)
  • Eduard Ditschek, Politisches Engagement und Medienexperiment: Theater und Film der Russischen und Deutschen Avantgarde der Zwanziger Jahre, Tübingen: Narr, 1989, 306 pp. TOC. (German)
  • P. Adams Sitney, Modernist Montage: The Obscurity of Vision in Cinema and Literature, New York: Columbia University Press, 1990, x+250+[16] pp.
  • Patricia Mellencamp, Indiscretions: Avant-garde Film, Video & Feminism, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990, xix+234 pp.
  • Lauren Rabinovitz, Points of Resistance: Women, Power & Politics in the New York Avant-garde Cinema, 1943-71, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1991, xi+250 pp; 2nd ed., 2003, xviii+252 pp. [26]
  • Stanislav Ulver, Západní filmová avantgarda, Prague: ČFÚ, 1991. (Czech)
  • Frederique Devaux, Le cinéma Lettriste: 1951-1991, Paris: Paris expérimental, 1992. (French) [27]
  • David E. James (ed.), To Free the Cinema: Jonas Mekas and the New York Underground, University of Princeton Press, 1992, 352 pp. [28]
  • Scott MacDonald, Avant-garde Film: Motion Studies, Cambridge University Press, 1993.
  • Germaine Dulac, Écrits sur le cinéma, 1919-1937, ed. Prosper Hillairet, Paris: Paris expérimental, 1994, 225 pp. Anthology of Dulac's writings with contextual essay. (French) [29]
  • James Peterson, Dreams of Chaos, Visions of Order: Understanding the American Avante-garde Cinema, Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1994.
  • Holger Wilmesmeier, Deutsche Avantgarde und Film: Die Filmmatinee "Der absolute film" (3. und 10. Mai 1925), 1994, 220 pp. (German)
  • Jan-Christopher Horak (ed.), Lovers of Cinema: The First American Film Avant-garde, 1919-1945, Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. [30]
  • Rudolf E. Kuenzli (ed.), Dada and Surrealist Film, MIT Press, 1996.
  • Marcin Giżycki, Awangarda wobec kina: film w kręgu polskiej awangardy artystycznej dwudziestolecia międzywojennego, Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Małe, 1996, 142 pp. [31] [32] (Polish)
  • Karin Fritsche, Claus Löser (eds.), Gegenbilder - Filmische Subversion in der DDR 1976-1989, Berlin: Janus Press, 1996. [33], Review. (German)
  • Christian Lebrat, Entre les images, Paris: Paris expérimental, 1997, 100 pp. (French) [34]
  • Il cinema d'avanguardia: 1910-1930, Venezia: Marsilio, 1997. (Italian)
  • Wheeler W. Dixon, The Exploding Eye: A Re-Visionary History of 1960s American Experimental Cinema, Albany: State University of New York Press, 1998.
  • Robert A. Haller (ed.), First Light, New York: Anthology Film Archives, 1998, 108 pp.
  • Beatriz Sarlo Sabajanes, La maquina cultural: maestras, traductores y vanguardistas, Buenos Aires: Ariel, 1998. (Spanish)
  • Scott MacDonald, A Critical Cinema: Interviews with Independent Filmmakers, 5 vols, Berkeley: University of California Press, 1988–2005. Five volumes of in-depth, perceptive, enlightening interviews with a multitude of filmmakers offer a veritable history of the field. The author’s overriding concern is with experimental cinema as a form of critique of conventional media.
  • A. L. Rees, A History of Experimental Film and Video: From Canonical Avant-garde to Contemporary British Practice, London: British Film Institute, 1999, viii+152+[32] pp; 2nd ed., Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, 208 pp.
    • Jikken eizō no rekishi eiga to bideo: kihanteki abangyarudo kara gendai eikoku deno eizō jissen [実験映像の歴史:映画とビデオ : 規範的アヴァンギャルドから現代英国での映像実践], Kyoto: Kōyōshobō, 2010. (Japanese)
    • Shi yan dian ying shi yu lu xiang shi [实验电影史与录像史], Changchun: Ji lin chu ban ji tuan you xian ze ren gong si, 2011, 210 pp. (Chinese)
    • 험영화와 비디오의 역사 : 정통 아방가르드부터 현대 영국 예술의 실천까지, 2014. (Korean)
  • Emanuel Levy, Cinema of outsiders: the rise of American independent film, New York: New York University Press, 1999.
  • Bruno Di Marino, Sguardo inconscio azione: cinema sperimentale e underground a Roma: 1965-1975, Rome: Lithos, 1999. (Italian)
  • Joan M Minguet Batllori, Cinema, modernitat i avantguarda (1920-1936), Valencia: E. Climent, 2000. (Spanish)
  • Scott MacDonald, The Garden in the Machine: A Field Guide to Independent Films about Place, University of California Press, 2001, 487 pp. [36]
  • Barbara Wilinsky, Sure Seaters: the emergence of art house cinema, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001.

Journal issues

Selected essays

Encyclopedic entries

Mailing lists

Theses

Documentary films

  • Die kritische Masse – Film im Underground, Hamburg '68, dir. Christian Bau, 1998, 110 min. [79]
  • Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film, dir. Pip Chodorov, 2012, 82 min. [80]

Bibliographies

See also


Moving Image
communities of practice in film and video

Early cinema, Experimental film, Expanded cinema, Video art, Live cinema, Film labs, Media archives, Community television, Demoscene, VJing, VVVV, Live coding .
See also Artists' cultures.