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==Resources==
 
==Resources==
* [http://www.cinovid.org/ cinovid], database for experimental film and video art.
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* [http://www.ubu.com/film/ UbuWeb: Film & Video], an excellent archive of experimental film and video.
* [http://www.iotacenter.org/visualmusic/profiles/ Artist profiles at The iotaCenter]
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* [http://www.eai.org Electronic Arts Intermix], a resource for video and media art, founded in 1971.
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* [http://www.luxonline.org.uk/ LuxOnline], a web resource for exploring British based artists’ film and video in-depth.
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** [http://www.luxonline.org.uk/history/ The Luxonline Histories] lists key events, places, people and exhibitions which have contextualised and contributed to the development of artists' film and video from the past century to the current day.
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* [https://avantgardefilmindex.org/ Avant-Garde Film Index] lists films, archival collections and references for selected filmmakers.
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* [http://www.visionaryfilm.net Visionary Film: Avant-Garde Cinema / Experimental Film], a web resource founded in 2006.
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* [http://www.iotacenter.org/ The iotaCenter], a resource on visual music, founded in 1994.
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* [http://www.centerforvisualmusic.org/ Center for Visual Music].
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* [http://www.movingimagesource.us/research/guide/145 Moving Image Source's Research Guide on Experimental and Avant-garde]
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* [http://www.expcinema.com Experimental Cinema], a news and resources on experimental film.
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* [http://www.hi-beam.net/cgi-bin/flicker.pl Flicker] provides links to sites about contemporary and historical experimental cinema.
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* [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://sites.google.com/site/haltered/experimentalcinemaresources more].
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==Bibliography==
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''Publications on individual filmmakers are included on their respective [[#Pages|pages]].''
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{{Notice|'''How to contribute.''' The following bibliography is made to be an online reader on experimental film as well. A number of included publications is already available online thanks to the publishers, fans, researchers or authors themselves, however we are still missing many of the early writings, the out of print and hard to find catalogues, journals and monographs. You are greatly welcome to contribute to the reader by uploading any missing scans to the wiki or contacting the editor (db at monoskop dot org). Suggestions for omitted works are also appreciated.}}
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[[Image:Deren_Maya_An_Anagram_of_Ideas_on_Art_Form_and_Film.jpg|thumb|258px|Maya Deren, ''An Anagram of Ideas on Art, Form and Film'', 1946. [[Media:Deren_Maya_An_Anagram_of_Ideas_on_Art_Form_and_Film.pdf|Download]].]]
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[[Image:Brakhage_Stan_Metaphors_on_Vision.jpg|thumb|258px|Stan Brakhage, ''Metaphors on Vision'', 1963. [[Media:Brakhage_Stan_Metaphors_on_Vision.pdf|Download]].]]
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[[Image:Renan_Sheldon_An_Introduction_to_the_American_Underground_Film.jpg|thumb|258px|Sheldon Renan, ''An Introduction to the American Underground Film'', 1967. [http://archive.org/details/introductiontoam00rena View online].]]
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[[Image:Youngblood_Gene_Expanded_Cinema.jpg|thumb|258px|Gene Youngblood, ''Expanded Cinema'', 1970. [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=218 Download].]]
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[[Image:Michelson_Annette_ed_Artforum_Special_Film_Issue_September_1971.jpg|thumb|258px|Annette Michelson (ed.), ''Artforum'': Special Issue on Film (September 1971). [[Media:Michelson_Annette_ed_Artforum_Special_Film_Issue_September_1971.pdf|Download]].]]
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[[Image:Vogel_Amos_Film_as_a_Subversive_Art.jpg|thumb|258px|Amos Vogel, ''Film as a Subversive Art'', 1974. [[Media:Vogel_Amos_Film_as_a_Subversive_Art.pdf|Download]].]]
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[[Image:Gidal_Peter_ed_Structural_Film_Anthology.jpg|thumb|258px|Peter Gidal (ed.), ''Structural Film Anthology'', 1976. [[Media:Gidal_Peter_ed_Structural_Film_Anthology.pdf|Download]].]]
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[[Image:Film_as_Film_Formal_Experiment_in_Film_1910-1975.jpg|thumb|258px|''Film as Film: Formal Experiment in Film, 1910-1975'', 1979. [[Media:Film_as_Film_Formal_Experiment_in_Film_1910-1975.pdf|Download]].]]
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[[Image:Frampton_Hollis_Circles_of_Confusion_Film_Photography_Video_Texts_1968-1980.jpg|thumb|258px|Hollis Frampton, ''Circles of Confusion: Film/Photography/Video Texts 1968-1981'', 1983. [[Media:Frampton_Hollis_Circles_of_Confusion_Film_Photography_Video_Texts_1968-1980.pdf|Download]].]]
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[[Image:Elder_R_Bruce_Harmony_and_Dissent.jpg|thumb|258px| R. Bruce Elder, ''Harmony and Dissent: Film and Avant-garde Art Movements in the Early Twentieth Century'', 2008. [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=9777 Download].]]
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[[Image:Sitney_P_Adams_Eyes_Upside_Down.jpg|thumb|258px|P. Adams Sitney, ''Eyes Upside Down: Visionary Filmmakers and the Heritage of Emerson'', 2008. [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=488 Download].]]
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===Journals and Magazines===
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* ''[[Kinofon|Kinofon: revija za filmsku kulturu]]'', 12 numbers, eds. [[Branko Ve Poljanski]] and [[Dragan Aleksić]], Zagreb, 1921-1922. {{cr}}
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* ''[[Kino-fot|Kino-fot: zhurnal kinematografii i fotografii]]'', 6 numbers, ed. [[Aleksei Gan]], Moscow: Aleksei Gan, 1922-1923. {{ru}}
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* ''[[L'Art cinématographique]]'', 8 numbers, Paris: Félix Alcan, 1926-1931. {{fr}}
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* ''[[Close Up]]'', ed. Kenneth Macpherson, Territet/CH (1927-30) and London (1928-33): Pool, 1927-1933. Monthly (1927-30), quarterly (1931-33). {{en}}
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* ''[http://archive.org/details/experim15cine Experimental Cinema]'', Philadelphia, PA: Cinema Crafters of America, 1930-34. Monthly.
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* ''[[Mouvement|Mouvement: cinématographie, littérature, musique, publicité]]'', 3 numbers, ed. Maurice Aubergé, 1933. {{fr}}
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* ''[[Ekran|Ekran: měsíčník pro moderní film a fotografii]]'', 1 issue, ed. František Kalivoda, Brno: Vladislav Binder, 1934. {{cz}},{{de}}
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* ''f.a.'' [Art Film], eds. [[Franciszka and Stefan Themerson]], 1937-?. Journal of the [[SAF]] co-operative.
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* ''Film Culture'', New York, 1955-1996.
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** ''[https://monoskop.org/log/?p=19614 Film Culture Reader]'', ed. P. Adams Sitney, New York: Praeger, 1970, viii+438 pp; repr., New York: Cooper Square Press, 2000.
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** UbuWeb, Anthology Film Archives (eds.), [http://www.ubu.com/papers/film_culture.html "Selections from ''Film Culture'' Magazine, 1955-1996"], n.d.
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* [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=5987 ''Cinim''], 3 issues, 1967-1969.
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* ''[http://www.ejumpcut.org/archive/ Jump Cut: A Review of Contemporary Media]'', 56+ issues, eds. John Hess, Chuck Kleinhans and Julia Lesage, since 1974.
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* ''[http://www.mfj-online.org/ Millennium Film Journal]'', eds. Grahame Weinbren and Kenneth White, since 1978. Published biannually.
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* ''[http://www.undergroundfilmjournal.com/ Underground Film Journal]''.
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* [http://mediahistoryproject.org/ more], [http://anthologyfilmarchives.org/collections/periodicals more].
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===Exhibition catalogues and brochures===
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* ''[https://archive.org/details/historyofamerica00amer_0 A History of the American Avant-garde Cinema: A Film Exhibition]'', New York: American Federation of Arts, 1976, 176 pp. {{en}}
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* Birgit Hein, Wulf Herzogenrath, ''Film als Film: 1910 bis heute'', Cologne, 1977. {{de}}
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* ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=10154 Film as Film: Formal Experiment in Film, 1910-1975]'', London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1979, 152 pp.  {{en}}
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* Dominique Noguez, ''Trente ans de cinéma expérimental en France, 1950-1980'', Paris: A.R.C.E.F., 1982, 117 pp.  [http://www.paris-experimental.asso.fr/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=107] {{fr}}
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* 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. {{es}}
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* Miklós Peternák (ed.), ''[http://catalog.c3.hu/mediatortenet/PDF/FILMMUVESZET_WEB.pdf Film / Művészet: A magyar kísérleti film története]''. Budapest, 1983. {{hu}}
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* Prosper Hillairet, Christian Lebrat, Patrice Rollet, ''Paris vu par le cinéma d'avant-garde (1923-1983)'', Paris: Paris expérimental, 1985. [http://www.paris-experimental.asso.fr/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=80]  {{fr}}
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* Paul de Mol, Nelly Voorhuis (eds.), ''Het Experiment in de Nederlandse Film'', Amsterdam: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 1985. {{nl}}
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* David Schwartz (ed.), ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=5857 Independent America: New Film 1978-1988]'', New York: American Museum of the Moving Image, 1988, 93 pp. {{en}}
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* Eugeni Bonet (ed.), ''Desmontaje: film, vídeo/apropiación, reciclaje'', IVAM, 1993. [[Media:Bonet_Eugeni_ed_Desmontaje_film_video-apropiacion_reciclaje_pp_1-36.pdf|Introduction and Bonet's essay]], [[Media:Bonet_Eugeni_ed_Desmontaje_film_video-apropiacion_reciclaje_Programa.pdf|Screening programme]], [http://www.visionaryfilm.net/2007/02/desmonatje-film-vdeoapropiacin.html]. {{es}}
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* Gerald O’Grady, Bruce Posner (eds.), ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=10155 Articulated Light: The Emergence of Abstract Film in America]'', Boston: Harvard Film Archive & Anthology Film Archives, 1995, 16 pp.  {{en}}
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* Nicole Brenez, Christian Lebrat (eds.), ''[http://web.archive.org/web/20140418102547/http://sensesofcinema.com/issue/6/retrospective-jeune-dure-et-pure/ Jeune, dure et pure! A history of avant-garde and experimental film in France. Une histoire du cinéma d'avant-garde et expérimental en France]'', Paris: Cinémathèque française, and Milan: Mazzotta, 2000. [http://gdr.idhec.free.fr/oleary/oldatas/sensesofcinema_jeune.html Introduction in English]. [http://www.film.uzh.ch/studies/MA/abschluss/texte/Brenez_Lebrat_Jeune-dure-pure_2000-online.pdf]  {{fr}}/{{en}}
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* ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2614 Shoot Shoot Shoot: The First Decade of the London Film-Makers’ Co-operative and British Avant-Garde Film 1966-1976]'', London: Lux, 2002. {{en}}
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* 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. [http://msvuart.ca/index.php?menid=04/01&mtyp=20&ppid=46&search_categ=1#results] {{en}}
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* Gerda Cammaer (ed.), ''Placing Spaces, Spacing Places: Canadian Experimental Films & Videos of the 1990s'', Halifax, N.S.: Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, 2003. {{en}}
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* Esther Schlicht, Max Hollein (eds.), [[Media:Schlicht_Esther_Hollein_Max_eds_Zelluloid_Camera_Less_Film_Film_ohne_Kamera.pdf|Zelluloid: Camera Less Film / Celluloid: Film ohne Kamera]], Frankfurt: Schirn Kunsthalle, 2010. {{en}}/{{de}}
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* Anna Abrahams, Claartje Opdam, Mariska Graveland, ''film3 [‘kju:bIk fIlm]'', Amsterdam: EYE Film Institute Netherlands & Amsterdam University Press, 2010, 390 pp. [http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8709701] {{en}}/{{nl}}
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* 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. {{en}}
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* 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. {{en}}/{{sl}}
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* Alina Ignatova (ed.), ''[http://web.archive.org/web/20120611230327/http://www.mediaartlab.ru/books/Exp_Cin_2011.pdf Expanded Cinema / Расширенное кино]'', Moscow: MediaArtLab, 2011. {{en}}/{{ru}}
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* Alina Streltsova (ed.), ''[http://web.archive.org/web/20130820201602/http://www.mediaartlab.ru/books/mf2012_web.pdf Expanded Cinema 2. Imersions: Towards the Tactile Cinema / Расширенное кино — 2]'', Moscow: MediaArtLab, 2012, 148 pp. {{en}}/{{ru}}
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* Bruno Di Marino, Marco Meneguzzo, Andrea La Porta (eds.), ''Lo sguardo espanso. Cinema d'artista italiano 1912-2012'', Silvana Editoriale, 2012. {{it}}
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* Susanne Pfeffer (ed.), ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=9962 You Killed Me First: The Cinema of Transgression]'', Berlin: KW Institute of Contemporary Art, and Cologne: Walther Konig, 2012. {{en}}/{{de}}
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* François Bovier, Balthazar Lovay, Sylvain Menétrey, Dan Solbach (eds.), ''Film Implosion! Experimental Cinema in Switzerland'', Berlin: Revolver, 2017, 150 pp. [https://eshop.museum-gestaltung.ch/?op=product&id=8043] [http://www.fri-art.ch/index.php/de/editionen/film-implosion] [http://www.museum-gestaltung.ch/de/ausstellungen/rueckblick/2017/film-implosion/] {{de}}/{{fr}}
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===Anthologies===
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* Peter Gidal (ed.), ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2612 Structural Film Anthology]'', London: British Film Institute, 1976.
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* 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.
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* Jaroslav Andjel, Ljubica Stanivuk (eds.), ''[[Media:Andjel_Stanivuk_ur_Teorija_ceske_avangarde_1908-1937.pdf|Teorija česke avangarde 1908-1937]]'', Belgrade: Institut za film , 1987, 86 pp. {{sc}}
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* Miklós Peternák (ed.), ''[http://catalog.c3.hu/mediatortenet/PDF/FILM.pdf F:I.L.M. A magyar avantgarde film története és dokumentumai''], Budapest: Jelenkor, 1991. {{hu}}
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* 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: [https://sci-hub.tw/10.1093/screen/45.4.440 Rees] (Screen).
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* Jackie Hatfield (ed.), ''Experimental Film and Video: An Anthology'', Eastleigh: John Libbey Pub., 2006.
  
==Literature==
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===Monographs, Edited books===
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* Maya Deren, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2665 An Anagram of Ideas on Art, Form and Film]'', Yonkers/NY: Alicat Book Shop Press, 1946, 52 pp.
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** ''Écrits sur l'art et le cinéma'', trans. Éric Alloi and Julie Beaulieu, Paris: Paris expérimental, 2004, 120 pp. Contains a translation of "The creative use of Cinematography as the reality" (1960) as well. [http://www.paris-experimental.asso.fr/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=50] [http://www.re-voir.com/boutique/product.php?id_product=348&id_lang=1] {{fr}}
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* 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, 1947.
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* Roger Manvell (ed.), ''[http://archive.org/details/experimentinfilm00unse Experiment in the Film]'', London: Grey Walls Press, 1949, 285 pp.
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* Stan Brakhage, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=7736 Metaphors on Vision]'', Film Culture, 1963. Edited with an Introduction by P. Adams Sitney.
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* Sheldon Renan, ''[http://archive.org/details/introductiontoam00rena An Introduction to the American Underground Film]'', New York: Dutton, 1967.
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* ''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.
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* Gene Youngblood, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=218 Expanded Cinema]'', intro. R. Buckminster Fuller, New York: Dutton, 1970, 432 pp.
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** ''Cine expandido'', Buenos Aires: Eduntref, 2012, 456 pp. [http://eduntref.com.ar/catalogo/cine-expandido/] {{es}}
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** ''Expanded cinema'', trans. Pier Luigi Capucci and Simonetta Fadda, Bologna: CLUEB, 2013, xvi+388 pp. {{it}}
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* Parker Tyler, ''Underground Film: A Critical History'', New York: Grove Press, 1970.
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* Birgit Hein, ''Film im Underground. Von seinen Anfangen bis zum Unabhangigen Kino'', Frankfurt/Berlin/Vienna: Ullstein, 1971. {{de}}
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* David Curtis, ''Experimental Cinema: A Fifty Year Evolution'', London, Studio Vista, 1971. [http://archive.org/details/structuralCinemaDavidCurtis]
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* Jonas Mekas, ''Movie Journal: The Rise of the New American Cinema, 1959-1971'', New York: Macmillan, 1972, 434 pp. [http://cdn.realitystudio.org/images/people/jonas_mekas/jonas-mekas.movie-journal.on-flicker.pdf Excerpt]. A collection of the columns written for the Village Voice beginning in 1958 under the title "Movie Journal". Review: [http://www.undergroundfilmjournal.com/movie-journal-the-rise-of-the-new-american-cinema-1959-1971/ Everleth] (UFJ 2007).
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** ''Ciné-Journal: Un nouveau cinéma américain (1959-1971)'', trans. Dominique Noguez, Paris: Paris expérimental, 1992, 400 pp. [http://www.paris-experimental.asso.fr/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=60] {{fr}}
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* Gottfried Schlemmer (ed.), ''Avantgardistischer Film 1951-1971, Theorie'', Munich: Hanser, 1973. {{de}}
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* Amos Vogel, ''[[Media:Vogel_Amos_Film_as_a_Subversive_Art.pdf|Film as a Subversive Art]]'', C. T. Editions, 1974. [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PduxpGsIGnY&feature=PlayList&p=0918A27EABCC8699&playnext_from=PL&index=0&playnext=1] [http://www.angoleiro.com/subversive_nub/]
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* Hans Scheugl, Ernst Schmidt jr., ''Eine Subgeschichte des Films. Lexikon des Avantgarde-, Experimental- und Undergroundfilms, Band 1 und 2'', Frankurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1974. {{de}}
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* Jean Mitry, ''Le Cinema Experimental: Histoire et Perspectives'', Paris: Seghers, 1974. {{fr}}
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** ''Storia del cinema sperimentale'', Clueb, 2006, 214 pp. {{it}}
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* Stephen Dwoskin, ''Film is ...: The International Free Cinema'', London: Owen, 1975.
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* 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.
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* Viktoria Hradská, ''Česká avantgarda a film'', Prague: Čs. filmový ústav, 1976. {{cz}}
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* Malcolm Le Grice, ''Abstract Film and Beyond'', MIT Press, 1977.
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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}}
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* 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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* Ulrich Gregor (ed.), ''The German Experimental Film of the Seventies'', Munich: Goethe-Institut, 1980.
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* P. Adams Sitney, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=499 Visionary Film: the American Avant-Garde, 1943-2000]'', Oxford University Press, 1974; 3rd ed., 2002.
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** ''Le cinéma visionnaire: L'Avant-garde américaine (1943-2000)'', trans. Pip Chodorov and Christian Lebrat, Paris: Paris expérimental, 2002, 448 pp. {{fr}} [http://www.paris-experimental.asso.fr/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=52&Itemid=0]
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* Martin Walsh, [http://monoskop.org/log/?p=11658 ''The Brechtian Aspect of Radical Cinema''], London: BFI Publishing, 1981, 136 pp.
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* Hollis Frampton, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=766 Circles of Confusion: Film/Photography/Video Texts 1968-1981]'', forew. Annette Michelson, Visual Studies Workshop Press, 1983, 200 pp.
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* Inez Hedges, ''Languages of Revolt: Dada and Surrealist Literature and Film'', Durham, N.C.: Duke University Press, 1983.
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* ''Andere Avant Garde'', Linz: Gutenberg, 1984. {{de}}
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* Branko Vučićević, ''[http://kok.memoryoftheworld.org/#text=Avangardni+film&property=title&librarian=Kenneth+Jungius Avangardni film 1895-1939]'', 2 vols., Belgrade: Radionica SIC, 1984 & 1990, 159 & 63 pp. {{sc}}
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* Maureen Cheryn Turim, ''[[Media:Turim_Maureen_Cheryn_Abstraction_in_Avant_Garde_Films.pdf|Abstraction in Avant-garde Films]]'', Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Research Press, 1985.
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* Jairo Ferreira, ''Cinema de Invenção'', Sao Paulo: Editora Max Limonad, 1986. [http://cinema-de-invencao.blogspot.com/] {{br-pt}}
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* Helge Krarup, Carl Norrested, ''Eksperimentalfilm i Danmark'', Copenhagen: Borgen, 1986. {{da}}
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* Fernao Ramos, ''Cinema Marginal, 1968-1973: A Representacao em seu Limite'', Sao Paulo: Editora Brasiliense, 1987. {{pt}}
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* Stan Brakhage, ''Film at Wit's End: Eight Avant-garde Filmmakers'', Kingston, N.Y.: Documentext, 1989.
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* Ingo Petzke (ed.), ''Das Experimentalfilm-Handbuch'', Frankfurt am Main: Deutsches Filminstitut, 1989, 385 pp. {{de}} [http://www.shop-filmmuseum.de/epages/61390111.sf/de_DE/?ObjectPath=/Shops/61390111/Products/b_0113]
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* Peter Gidal, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=11651 Materialist Film]'', London and New York: Routledge, 1989.
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* Marcin Giżycki, ''Walka o film artystyczny w miedzynarodowej Polsce''. Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Warsaw, 1989. {{pl}}
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* Eduard Ditschek, ''Politisches Engagement und Medienexperiment: Theater und Film der Russischen und Deutschen Avantgarde der Zwanziger Jahre'', Tübingen: Narr, 1989, 306 pp. {{de}} [http://d-nb.info/890788049/04 Contents].
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* David E. James, ''Allegories of Cinema: American Film in the Sixties'', Princeton University Press, 1989, 408 pp.
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* P. Adams Sitney, ''Modernist Montage: The Obscurity of Vision in Cinema and Literature'', New York: Columbia University Press, 1990.
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* Patricia Mellencamp, ''Indiscretions: Avant-garde Film, Video & Feminism'', Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990.
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* Lauren Rabinovitz, ''Points of Resistance: Women, Power & Politics in the New York Avant-garde Cinema, 1943-71'', Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1991; 2nd ed., 2003. [http://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/catalog/83mts2ec9780252071249.html]
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* Stanislav Ulver, ''Západní filmová avantgarda'', Prague: ČFÚ, 1991. {{cz}}
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* William C. Wees, ''[http://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/view?docId=ft438nb2fr&chunk.id=0&toc.depth=100&brand=ucpress Light Moving in Time: Studies in the Visual Aesthetics of Avant-Garde Film]'', University of California Press, 1992, [http://dss-edit.com/plu/William_C._Wees_Light_Moving_in_Time_Studies_in_the_Visual_Aesthetics_of_Avant-Garde_Film__1992.pdf PDF].
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* Frederique Devaux, ''Le cinéma Lettriste: 1951-1991'', Paris: Paris expérimental, 1992. {{fr}} [http://www.paris-experimental.asso.fr/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=59]
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* David E. James (ed.), ''To Free the Cinema: Jonas Mekas and the New York Underground'', University of Princeton Press, 1992, 352 pp. [http://press.princeton.edu/titles/5006.html]
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* Scott MacDonald, ''Avant-garde Film: Motion Studies'', Cambridge University Press, 1993.
 +
* William C. Wees, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=14938 Recycled Images: The Art and Politics of Found Footage Films]'', New York: Anthology Film Archives, 1993, 117 pp.
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* 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. {{fr}} [http://www.paris-experimental.asso.fr/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=58]
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* Edward S. Small, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=2618 Direct Theory: Experimental Film/Video as Major Genre]'', SIU Press, 1994, 122 pp.
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* 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. {{de}}
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* Jan-Christopher Horak (ed.), ''Lovers of Cinema: The First American Film Avant-garde, 1919-1945'', Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. [http://www.academia.edu/1573127/Lovers_of_Cinema._The_First_American_Film_Avant-Garde_1919-1945]
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* Peter Weiss, ''Avantgarde Film'', Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1995. {{de}}
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* Rudolf E. Kuenzli (ed.), ''Dada and Surrealist Film'', MIT Press, 1996.
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* Marcin Giżycki, ''Awangarda wobec kina. Film w kręgu polskiej awangardy artystycznej dwudziestolecia międzywojennego'', Wydawnictwo male, Warsaw, 1996. [http://www.polishfilms.org/RecMovies/Awangarda/History.htm] [http://www.polishculture-nyc.org/printIndex.cfm?itemId=432&eventId=691] {{pl}}
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* Karin Fritsche, Claus Löser (eds.), ''Gegenbilder - Filmische Subversion in der DDR 1976-1989'', Berlin: Janus Press, 1996. [http://ex-oriente-lux.net/buch.htm], [http://www.frickfilm.de/Biografie/Stasi/Filmische_Subversion.doc Review]. {{de}}
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* Bruno Fischli, Carola Ferber (eds.), ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=16530 Der Deutsche experimentalfilm der 90er Jahre / The German Experimental Film of the 1990s]'', Munich: Goethe Institut, 1996, 101 pp. {{de}}/{{en}}
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* Christian Lebrat, ''Entre les images'', Paris: Paris expérimental, 1997, 100 pp. {{fr}} [http://www.paris-experimental.asso.fr/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=26]
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* ''Il cinema d'avanguardia: 1910-1930'', Venezia: Marsilio, 1997. {{it}}
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* 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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* 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.), ''[http://www.roberthaller.com/firstlight/ First Light]'', New York: Anthology Film Archives, 1998, 108 pp.
 
* Robert A. Haller (ed.), ''[http://www.roberthaller.com/firstlight/ First Light]'', New York: Anthology Film Archives, 1998, 108 pp.
* [http://monoskop.org/log/?tag=experimental-film Publications on experimental film at Monoskop Log]
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* Beatriz Sarlo Sabajanes, ''La maquina cultural: maestras, traductores y vanguardistas'', Buenos Aires: Ariel, 1998. {{es}}
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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.
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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.
 +
* 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. {{it}}
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* Joan M Minguet Batllori, ''Cinema, modernitat i avantguarda (1920-1936)'', Valencia: E. Climent, 2000. {{es}}
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* 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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* Scott MacDonald, ''The Garden in the Machine: A Field Guide to Independent Films about Place'', University of California Press, 2001, 487 pp. [http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520227385]
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* Barbara Wilinsky, ''Sure Seaters: the emergence of art house cinema'', Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001.
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* Malcolm Le Grice, ''Experimental Cinema in the Digital Age'', London: BFI Publishing, 2001, 484 pp.
 +
* Hans Scheugl, ''Erweitertes Kino. Die Wiener Filme der 60er Jahre'', Vienna: Triton, 2002. {{de}}
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* Nina Danino, Michael Maziere (eds.), ''The Undercut reader: critical writings on artists' film and video'', London/New York: Wallflower, 2003.
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* Maurice Lemaitre, ''1967-1969, le cafe-cinema Lemaitre : suivi de Huit filmes lettristes'', Paris: Paris expérimental, 2003. {{fr}}
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* Nicky Hamlyn, ''Film Art Phenomena'', London: British Film Institute, 2003, viii+200 pp. [https://lukedunwoodie.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/hamlyn-film-art-phenomena.pdf Ch 4]. Reviews: [https://sci-hub.tw/10.1093/screen/45.4.440 Rees] (Screen), [http://www.screeningthepast.com/2014/12/film-art-phenomena/ Conomos] (Screening the Past).
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* Michael O'Pray, ''Avant-Garde Film: Forms, Themes and Passions'', London/New York: Wallflower, 2003.
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* Anna Abrahams, Mariska Graveland, Erwin van 't Hart, Peter van Hoof, ''MM2. Experimental film in the Netherlands since 1960'', Amsterdam: Filmbank & De Balie, 2004, 286 pp. [http://www.lumen.nu/isabelle.vigier/mm2.html]
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* Jeffrey Skoller, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=1032 Shadows, Specters, Shards. Making History in Avant-Garde Film]'', University of Minnesota Press, 2005, 233 pp.
 +
* David E. James, ''The Most Typical Avant-garde: History and Geography of Minor Cinemas in Los Angeles'', University of California Press, 2005, 548 pp. [http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=10993 Review].
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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]
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* 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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* Paul G. Pickowicz, Yingjin Zhang (eds.), ''From underground to independent: alternative film culture in contemporary China'', Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.
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* Nicole Brenez, ''[[Media:Brenez_Nicole_Cinemas_d_avant-garde.pdf|Cinémas d'avant-garde]]'', Paris: Cahiers du cinéma, 2006, 95 pp. {{fr}}
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* 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}}
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* 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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* Malte Hagener, ''[http://dare.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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* 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}}
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* 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.
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* P. Adams Sitney, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=488 Eyes Upside Down: Visionary Filmmakers and the Heritage of Emerson]'', 2008.
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* Randall Halle, Reinhild Steingroever (eds.), ''After the Avant-Garde: German and Austrian Experimental Film'', Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2008. [http://books.google.com/books?id=Y1_8odWgKNgC&printsec=frontcover]
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* R. Bruce Elder, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=9777 Harmony and Dissent: Film and Avant-garde Art Movements in the Early Twentieth Century]'', Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008.
 +
* Daniel Barnett, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=493 Movement as Meaning: In Experimental Film]'', Rodopi, 2008, 240 pp.
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* Hollis Frampton, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=18212 On the Camera Arts and Consecutive Matters: The Writings of Hollis Frampton]'', ed. Bruce Jenkins, MIT Press, 2009, 360 pp. [http://mitpress.mit.edu/books/camera-arts-and-consecutive-matters]
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* Jean-Paul Aubert, ''L'école de Barcelone: un cinéma d'avant-garde en Espagne sous le franquisme'', Paris: Harmattan, 2009. {{fr}}
 +
* Paul Young, Paul Duncan (eds.), ''Art Cinema'', Taschen, 2009, 192 pp. [http://www.taschen.com/pages/en/catalogue/film/all/00185/facts.art_cinema.htm]
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** ''La cinéma expérimental'', Taschen, 2009, 192 pp. {{fr}} [http://www.taschen.com/pages/fr/catalogue/film/all/00185/facts.le_cinema_experimental.htm]
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* ''Film, Avantgarde, Biopolitik'', eds. S. Buchmann, H. Draxler and S. Geene, Vienna: Schlebrügge, 428 pp. [http://www.schlebruegge.com/de/content/film-avantgarde-biopolitik] {{de}}
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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.
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** [https://monoskop.org/log/?p=282 ''Od kina absolutnego do filmu przyszłości''], Wroclaw: WRO Art Center, 2009. {{pl}}
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* 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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* 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.
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* 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/]
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* 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).
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* Pavle Levi, ''[http://monoskop.org/log/?p=10297 Cinema by Other Means]'', Oxford University Press, 2012, 224 pp.
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* William E.B. Verrone, ''[http://cdn.anonfiles.com/1403080252742.pdf The Avant-Garde Feature Film: A Critical History]'', Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012, 222 pp.
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* 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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* Adriano Aprà (ed.), ''Fuori norma. La via sperimentale del cinema italiano'', Marsilio, 2013, 208 pp. {{it}}
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* 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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* 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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* Ara Osterweil, ''Flesh Cinema: The Corporeal Turn in American Avant-Garde Film'', Manchester University Press, 2014, 304 pp. [http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9780719091919/]
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* Božidar Zečević, ''Srpska avangarda i film 1920-1932'', Belgrade: Akademski filmski centar/Dom kulture Studentski grad, 2014, 390 pp. {{sr}}
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* 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}}
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* 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, 320 pp. [http://www.johnlibbey.com/books_detail.php?area=cine&ID=169]
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* 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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* Jackie Hatfield (ed.), ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/a67ecd00-cdb1-4305-84c1-fb5c961620ec Experimental Film and Video: An Anthology]'', John Libbey, 2015, 283 pp.
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* 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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* Jeffrey Babcock, Cecilia Dino, ''Séances: Re-wiring Images in the Amsterdam Underground'', Amsterdam, 2016. [https://www.facebook.com/events/1096241460434909/]
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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}}
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** ''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}}
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* 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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* 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}}
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* 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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* Sue Clayton, Laura Mulvey (eds.), ''[http://library.memoryoftheworld.org/#/book/b98879a3-7a78-49ef-b508-c2a96fcf5071 Other Cinemas: Politics, Culture and Experimental Film in the 1970s]'', I.B. Tauris, 2017.
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* Érik Bullot, ''Le film et son double. Boniment, ventriloquie, performativité'', Dijon: Les Presses du réel, 2017, 208 pp. [http://www.lespressesdureel.com/PDF/5883.pdf Introduction]. [http://www.lespressesdureel.com/ouvrage.php?id=5883&menu=] {{fr}}
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* Érik Bullot (ed.), ''Du film performatif'', Dijon: Les Presses du réel, 2018, 265 pp. [http://www.lespressesdureel.com/ouvrage.php?id=6510] {{fr}}
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* Claudia Aravena, Iván Pinto, ''[https://aaaaarg.fail/thing/5ca5fe049ff37c21a9622be3 Visiones laterales: cine y video experimental en Chile 1957-2017]'', Santiago de Chile: Metales Pesados, 2018, 271 pp. [https://luchalibrola.com/visiones-laterales-cine-y-video-experimental-en-chile-1957-2017-7ad0fe630e24?gi=14274211269a]. Reviews: [http://revistas.uncu.edu.ar/ojs/index.php/mel/article/view/1304 Moreno] (Algarrobo-MEL), [http://www.lafuga.cl/visiones-laterales-cine-y-video-experimental-1957-2017/893 Kottow] (laFuga). {{es}}
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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]
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* 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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===Journal issues===
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* [[Media:Michelson_Annette_ed_Artforum_Special_Film_Issue_September_1971.pdf|''Artforum'': "Special Film Issue"]], ed. Annette Michelson, Sep 1971.
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* ''Cinepur'' 17: "Současný český experimentální film", Prague, Feb 2001. [http://cinepur.cz/list.php?issue=16] {{cz}}
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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}}
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* [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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===Selected essays===
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* John G. Hanhardt, [https://archive.org/stream/blamexplosionofp16hask#page/116/mode/2up "The American Independent Cinema, 1958-1964"], in ''Blam! The Explosion of Pop, Minimalism, and Performance, 1958-1964'', ed. Barbara Haskell, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 1984, pp 117-136.
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===Encyclopedic entries===
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* [[Media:GEMTA_2008_Experimental_film.pdf|"Experimental film (avant-garde; fine-art film)"]], in ''The Grove Encyclopedia of Materials and Techniques in Art'', ed. Gerald W.R. Ward, Oxford University Press, 2008, 213-215.
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===Mailing lists===
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* [http://www.hi-beam.net/fw.html Frameworks]. Started by [[Pip Chodorov]] of Re:Voir in Paris; unmoderated. [http://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/pipermail/frameworks/ Archives].
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===Theses===
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* Ansje van Beusekom, ''[[Media:Van_Beusekom_Ansje_Film_als_kunst_Reacties_op_een_nieuw_medium_in_Nederland_1895-1940.pdf|Film als kunst. Reacties op een nieuw medium in Nederland, 1895-1940]]'', Vrije Universiteit, 1998, 336 pp. Ph.D. Dissertation. {{nl}}
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* Carlos Kase, ''[http://scribd.com/doc/88287183/ A Cinema of Anxiety: American Experimental Film in the Realm of Art (1965-75)]'', University of Southern California, 2009. Ph.D. Dissertation.
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===Documentary films===
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* ''Die kritische Masse – Film im Underground, Hamburg '68'', dir. Christian Bau, 1998, 110 min. [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0188778/]
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* ''Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film'', dir. Pip Chodorov, 2012, 82 min. [http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1666305/]
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===Bibliographies===
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* [http://www.ubu.com/papers/#film UbuWeb: Papers on Film]
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* [http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/avantbib.html Avant-garde, Underground, and Experimental Cinema: A Selected Bibliography/Videography of Materials in the UC Berkeley]
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* [http://www.nyu.edu/projects/cinema.resources/exam_bib/ag_history.pdf NYU Department of Cinema Studies' Avant-Garde Reading List]
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* [http://cinemasound.wikispaces.com/Woloshen Steven Woloshen's Selected Bibliography: Experimental Sound in Film]
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* Robin Blaetz, [http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199791286/obo-9780199791286-0082.xml "Avant-Garde and Experimental Film"], ''Oxford Bibliographies''
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* [http://www.criterionforum.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1876&start=500#p349812 Compiled list of books on experimental film from Frameworks mailing list], 2011. [http://mailman-mail5.webfaction.com/pipermail/frameworks/2011-July/thread.html#4612 Archived discussion].
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* [http://sites.google.com/site/eddietainment/womenscinema Film Aesthetics: Women’s Experimental Cinema course by Ed Halter], 2008.
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* Experimental film in [[Media_art_in_Central_and_Eastern_Europe#Experimental_film|CEE]], [[Hungary#Experimental_film.2C_avant-garde_film|Hungary]], [[Poland#Experimental_film.2C_avant-garde_film|Poland]], [[Czech_Republic#Experimental_film.2C_avant-garde_film|Czech Republic]], [[Slovakia#Experimental_film|Slovakia]], [[Croatia#Experimental_film|Croatia]], [[Serbia#Experimental_film|Serbia]], [[Slovenia#Experimental_film|Slovenia]], [[Bosnia_and_Herzegovina#Experimental_film|Bosnia and Herzegovina]], [[Romania#Experimental_film.2C_avant-garde_film|Romania]], [[Estonia#Experimental_film|Estonia]], [[Lithuania#Experimental_film|Lithuania]].
 
* Experimental film in [[Media_art_in_Central_and_Eastern_Europe#Experimental_film|CEE]], [[Hungary#Experimental_film.2C_avant-garde_film|Hungary]], [[Poland#Experimental_film.2C_avant-garde_film|Poland]], [[Czech_Republic#Experimental_film.2C_avant-garde_film|Czech Republic]], [[Slovakia#Experimental_film|Slovakia]], [[Croatia#Experimental_film|Croatia]], [[Serbia#Experimental_film|Serbia]], [[Slovenia#Experimental_film|Slovenia]], [[Bosnia_and_Herzegovina#Experimental_film|Bosnia and Herzegovina]], [[Romania#Experimental_film.2C_avant-garde_film|Romania]], [[Estonia#Experimental_film|Estonia]], [[Lithuania#Experimental_film|Lithuania]].
 
* Further [[Media art in Central and Eastern Europe Bibliography#Experimental_film|bibliography]].
 
* Further [[Media art in Central and Eastern Europe Bibliography#Experimental_film|bibliography]].
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Pages[edit]

Resources[edit]

Bibliography[edit]

Publications on individual filmmakers are included on their respective pages.

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

Journals and Magazines[edit]

Exhibition catalogues and brochures[edit]

Anthologies[edit]

  • 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.
  • 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 avantgarde film története és dokumentumai, Budapest: Jelenkor, 1991. (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).
  • Jackie Hatfield (ed.), Experimental Film and Video: An Anthology, Eastleigh: John Libbey Pub., 2006.

Monographs, Edited books[edit]

  • Maya Deren, An Anagram of Ideas on Art, Form and Film, Yonkers/NY: Alicat Book Shop Press, 1946, 52 pp.
    • Écrits sur l'art et le cinéma, trans. Éric Alloi and Julie Beaulieu, Paris: Paris expérimental, 2004, 120 pp. Contains a translation of "The creative use of Cinematography as the reality" (1960) as well. [10] [11] (French)
  • 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, 1947.
  • Roger Manvell (ed.), Experiment in the Film, London: Grey Walls Press, 1949, 285 pp.
  • Stan Brakhage, Metaphors on Vision, Film Culture, 1963. Edited with an Introduction by P. Adams Sitney.
  • Sheldon Renan, An Introduction to the American Underground Film, New York: Dutton, 1967.
  • 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.
  • Gene Youngblood, Expanded Cinema, intro. R. Buckminster Fuller, New York: Dutton, 1970, 432 pp.
    • Cine expandido, Buenos Aires: Eduntref, 2012, 456 pp. [12] (Spanish)
    • Expanded cinema, trans. Pier Luigi Capucci and Simonetta Fadda, Bologna: CLUEB, 2013, xvi+388 pp. (Italian)
  • Parker Tyler, Underground Film: A Critical History, New York: Grove Press, 1970.
  • 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. [13]
  • Jonas Mekas, Movie Journal: The Rise of the New American Cinema, 1959-1971, New York: Macmillan, 1972, 434 pp. Excerpt. 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. [14] (French)
  • Gottfried Schlemmer (ed.), Avantgardistischer Film 1951-1971, Theorie, Munich: Hanser, 1973. (German)
  • Amos Vogel, Film as a Subversive Art, C. T. Editions, 1974. [15] [16]
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • Thanasis Rentzis (Θανάσης Ρεντζής), Οι Πρωτοπορίες στον κινηματογράφο, Athens: Kastaniotis [Καστανιώτης], 1978, 31 pp. (Greek)
  • Dominique Noguez, Éloge du cinéma expérimental: Definitions, Jalons, Perspectives, Paris: Paris expérimental and Centre Georges Pompidou, 1979; 3rd Edition, 2010. (French) [17]
  • Ulrich Gregor (ed.), The German Experimental Film of the Seventies, Munich: Goethe-Institut, 1980.
  • P. Adams Sitney, Visionary Film: the American Avant-Garde, 1943-2000, Oxford University Press, 1974; 3rd ed., 2002.
    • Le cinéma visionnaire: L'Avant-garde américaine (1943-2000), trans. Pip Chodorov and Christian Lebrat, Paris: Paris expérimental, 2002, 448 pp. (French) [18]
  • Martin Walsh, The Brechtian Aspect of Radical Cinema, London: BFI Publishing, 1981, 136 pp.
  • Hollis Frampton, Circles of Confusion: Film/Photography/Video Texts 1968-1981, forew. Annette Michelson, Visual Studies Workshop Press, 1983, 200 pp.
  • 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)
  • Branko Vučićević, Avangardni film 1895-1939, 2 vols., Belgrade: Radionica SIC, 1984 & 1990, 159 & 63 pp. (Serbo-Croatian)
  • Maureen Cheryn Turim, Abstraction in Avant-garde Films, Ann Arbor, Mich.: UMI Research Press, 1985.
  • Jairo Ferreira, Cinema de Invenção, Sao Paulo: Editora Max Limonad, 1986. [19] (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) [20]
  • Peter Gidal, Materialist Film, London and New York: Routledge, 1989.
  • Marcin Giżycki, Walka o film artystyczny w miedzynarodowej Polsce. Państwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Warsaw, 1989. (Polish)
  • Eduard Ditschek, Politisches Engagement und Medienexperiment: Theater und Film der Russischen und Deutschen Avantgarde der Zwanziger Jahre, Tübingen: Narr, 1989, 306 pp. (German) Contents.
  • David E. James, Allegories of Cinema: American Film in the Sixties, Princeton University Press, 1989, 408 pp.
  • P. Adams Sitney, Modernist Montage: The Obscurity of Vision in Cinema and Literature, New York: Columbia University Press, 1990.
  • Patricia Mellencamp, Indiscretions: Avant-garde Film, Video & Feminism, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1990.
  • Lauren Rabinovitz, Points of Resistance: Women, Power & Politics in the New York Avant-garde Cinema, 1943-71, Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1991; 2nd ed., 2003. [21]
  • Stanislav Ulver, Západní filmová avantgarda, Prague: ČFÚ, 1991. (Czech)
  • William C. Wees, Light Moving in Time: Studies in the Visual Aesthetics of Avant-Garde Film, University of California Press, 1992, PDF.
  • Frederique Devaux, Le cinéma Lettriste: 1951-1991, Paris: Paris expérimental, 1992. (French) [22]
  • David E. James (ed.), To Free the Cinema: Jonas Mekas and the New York Underground, University of Princeton Press, 1992, 352 pp. [23]
  • Scott MacDonald, Avant-garde Film: Motion Studies, Cambridge University Press, 1993.
  • William C. Wees, Recycled Images: The Art and Politics of Found Footage Films, New York: Anthology Film Archives, 1993, 117 pp.
  • 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) [24]
  • Edward S. Small, Direct Theory: Experimental Film/Video as Major Genre, SIU Press, 1994, 122 pp.
  • 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. [25]
  • Peter Weiss, Avantgarde Film, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp, 1995. (German)
  • Rudolf E. Kuenzli (ed.), Dada and Surrealist Film, MIT Press, 1996.
  • Marcin Giżycki, Awangarda wobec kina. Film w kręgu polskiej awangardy artystycznej dwudziestolecia międzywojennego, Wydawnictwo male, Warsaw, 1996. [26] [27] (Polish)
  • Karin Fritsche, Claus Löser (eds.), Gegenbilder - Filmische Subversion in der DDR 1976-1989, Berlin: Janus Press, 1996. [28], Review. (German)
  • Bruno Fischli, Carola Ferber (eds.), Der Deutsche experimentalfilm der 90er Jahre / The German Experimental Film of the 1990s, Munich: Goethe Institut, 1996, 101 pp. (German)/(English)
  • Christian Lebrat, Entre les images, Paris: Paris expérimental, 1997, 100 pp. (French) [29]
  • Il cinema d'avanguardia: 1910-1930, Venezia: Marsilio, 1997. (Italian)
  • Jack Sargeant, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • Laura U. Marks, The Skin of the Film: Intercultural Cinema, Embodiment, and the Senses, Duke University Press, 2000, 320 pp. Excerpt, [30].
  • Scott MacDonald, The Garden in the Machine: A Field Guide to Independent Films about Place, University of California Press, 2001, 487 pp. [31]
  • Barbara Wilinsky, Sure Seaters: the emergence of art house cinema, Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001.
  • Malcolm Le Grice, Experimental Cinema in the Digital Age, London: BFI Publishing, 2001, 484 pp.
  • Hans Scheugl, Erweitertes Kino. Die Wiener Filme der 60er Jahre, Vienna: Triton, 2002. (German)
  • Nina Danino, Michael Maziere (eds.), The Undercut reader: critical writings on artists' film and video, London/New York: Wallflower, 2003.
  • Maurice Lemaitre, 1967-1969, le cafe-cinema Lemaitre : suivi de Huit filmes lettristes, Paris: Paris expérimental, 2003. (French)
  • Nicky Hamlyn, Film Art Phenomena, London: British Film Institute, 2003, viii+200 pp. Ch 4. Reviews: Rees (Screen), Conomos (Screening the Past).
  • Michael O'Pray, Avant-Garde Film: Forms, Themes and Passions, London/New York: Wallflower, 2003.
  • Anna Abrahams, Mariska Graveland, Erwin van 't Hart, Peter van Hoof, MM2. Experimental film in the Netherlands since 1960, Amsterdam: Filmbank & De Balie, 2004, 286 pp. [32]
  • Jeffrey Skoller, Shadows, Specters, Shards. Making History in Avant-Garde Film, University of Minnesota Press, 2005, 233 pp.
  • David E. James, The Most Typical Avant-garde: History and Geography of Minor Cinemas in Los Angeles, University of California Press, 2005, 548 pp. Review.
  • Clayton Patterson (ed.), Captured: A Film & Video History of the Lower East Side, New York: Seven Stories Press, 2005, 554 pp. [33]
  • Paul Arthur, A Line of Sight: American Avant-Garde Film Since 1965, University of Minnesota Press, 2005. [34]
  • Jean Petrolle, Virginia Wright Wexman (eds.), Women and Experimental Filmmaking, Urbana: University of Illinois, 2005. [35]
  • Paul G. Pickowicz, Yingjin Zhang (eds.), From underground to independent: alternative film culture in contemporary China, Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.
  • Nicole Brenez, Cinémas d'avant-garde, Paris: Cahiers du cinéma, 2006, 95 pp. (French)
  • Nicole Brenez, Traitement du lumpenproletariat par le cinéma d'avant-garde, Biarritz: Séguier, and Paris: Archimbaud, 2006, 97 pp. (French)
  • Robin Blaetz (ed.), Women's Experimental Cinema: Critical Frameworks, Durham: Duke University Press, 2007, 421 pp. Introduction, Essay by Janet Cutler, [36], [37].
  • Malte Hagener, 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.), 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. [38] (English)/(German)
  • Duncan Reekie, Subversion: The Definitive History of Underground Cinema, London: Wallflower Press 2007.
  • P. Adams Sitney, Eyes Upside Down: Visionary Filmmakers and the Heritage of Emerson, 2008.
  • Randall Halle, Reinhild Steingroever (eds.), After the Avant-Garde: German and Austrian Experimental Film, Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2008. [39]
  • R. Bruce Elder, Harmony and Dissent: Film and Avant-garde Art Movements in the Early Twentieth Century, Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2008.
  • Daniel Barnett, Movement as Meaning: In Experimental Film, Rodopi, 2008, 240 pp.
  • Hollis Frampton, On the Camera Arts and Consecutive Matters: The Writings of Hollis Frampton, ed. Bruce Jenkins, MIT Press, 2009, 360 pp. [40]
  • Jean-Paul Aubert, L'école de Barcelone: un cinéma d'avant-garde en Espagne sous le franquisme, Paris: Harmattan, 2009. (French)
  • Paul Young, Paul Duncan (eds.), Art Cinema, Taschen, 2009, 192 pp. [41]
    • La cinéma expérimental, Taschen, 2009, 192 pp. (French) [42]
  • Film, Avantgarde, Biopolitik, eds. S. Buchmann, H. Draxler and S. Geene, Vienna: Schlebrügge, 428 pp. [43] (German)
  • 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.
  • Gabriele Jutz, Cinéma brut. Eine alternative Genealogie der Filmavantgarde, Springer, 2010, 295 pp. (German)
  • Steve Anker, Kathy Geritz, Steve Seid (eds.), 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, A History of Swedish Experimental Film Culture: From Early Animation to Video Art, Stockholm: Mediehistoriskt arkiv, 2010. [44]
  • Malcolm Turvey, The Filming of Modern Life: European Avant-Garde Film of the 1920s, MIT Press, 2011. Review: Foltz (LARB).
  • Pavle Levi, Cinema by Other Means, Oxford University Press, 2012, 224 pp.
  • William E.B. Verrone, The Avant-Garde Feature Film: A Critical History, Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2012, 222 pp.
  • Akira Mizuta Lippit, Ex-Cinema: From a Theory of Experimental Film and Video, University of California Press, 2012, 189 pp, EPUB.
  • Adriano Aprà (ed.), Fuori norma. La via sperimentale del cinema italiano, Marsilio, 2013, 208 pp. (Italian)
  • Arnd Schneider, Caterina Pasqualino (eds.), Experimental Film and Anthropology, Berg/Bloomsbury, 2014, 208 pp. Conference. [45]
  • Andrew V. Uroskie, 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. [46]
  • Božidar Zečević, Srpska avangarda i film 1920-1932, Belgrade: Akademski filmski centar/Dom kulture Studentski grad, 2014, 390 pp. (Serbian)
  • Albert Alcoz, Alberto Cabrera Bernal (eds.), Angular 1, trans. Mattea Cussel, Angular, 2014, 82 pp. Incl. DVD with 13 films (122 min). [47] [48] (Spanish)/(English)
  • David E. James, Adam Hyman (eds.), Alternative Projections: Experimental Film in Los Angeles, 1945-1980, John Libbey, 2015, 320 pp. [49]
  • Patti Gaal-Holmes, A History of 1970s Experimental Film: Britain’s Decade of Diversity, Palgrave Macmillan, 2015, 231 pp.
  • Jackie Hatfield (ed.), 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. [50] (French)/(English)
  • Jeffrey Babcock, Cecilia Dino, Séances: Re-wiring Images in the Amsterdam Underground, Amsterdam, 2016. [51]
  • George Bagdasarov, Alexandra Moralesová, et al., Buenos Aires Experiment, Prague: Akademie múzických umění v Praze, 2016, 162 pp. TOC, Excerpt. [52]. Review: Križková (Kapitál/Kinečko). (Czech)
    • Buenos Aires Experiment, Prague: AMU – Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, 2017, 162 pp. Excerpt. [53] (English)
  • Kamila Kuc, Visions of Avant-Garde Film: Polish Cinematic Experiments from Expressionism to Constructivism, Indiana University Press, 2016. (English)
  • Albert Alcoz, Resonancias fílmicas. El sonido en el cine estructural (1960-1981), Santander: Shangrila Textos Aparte, 2017, 358 pp. [54] (Spanish)
  • 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. [55] [56]
  • Sue Clayton, Laura Mulvey (eds.), Other Cinemas: Politics, Culture and Experimental Film in the 1970s, I.B. Tauris, 2017.
  • Érik Bullot, Le film et son double. Boniment, ventriloquie, performativité, Dijon: Les Presses du réel, 2017, 208 pp. Introduction. [57] (French)
  • Érik Bullot (ed.), Du film performatif, Dijon: Les Presses du réel, 2018, 265 pp. [58] (French)
  • Claudia Aravena, Iván Pinto, Visiones laterales: cine y video experimental en Chile 1957-2017, Santiago de Chile: Metales Pesados, 2018, 271 pp. [59]. Reviews: Moreno (Algarrobo-MEL), Kottow (laFuga). (Spanish)
  • Richard H. Brown, Through The Looking Glass: John Cage and Avant-Garde Film, Oxford University Press, 2019, 256 pp. [60]
  • Albert Alcoz, Radicales libres: 50 películas esenciales del cine experimental, Barcelona: UOC, 2019, 236 pp. [61] (Spanish)

Journal issues[edit]

Selected essays[edit]

Encyclopedic entries[edit]

Mailing lists[edit]

Theses[edit]

Documentary films[edit]

  • Die kritische Masse – Film im Underground, Hamburg '68, dir. Christian Bau, 1998, 110 min. [63]
  • Free Radicals: A History of Experimental Film, dir. Pip Chodorov, 2012, 82 min. [64]

Bibliographies[edit]

See also[edit]


Moving Image
film and video movements and cultures

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.