Tag: silent

  • Silent Night Flash Rumble

    written by shhquiet on 2011-12-14 in #competitions
    Silent Night Flash Rumble

    Let's all take a moment of silence to ponder and meditate on what the holidays really mean for today's Christmas Flash Rumble.

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  • Appreciating Films: Fritz Lang's Metropolis (1927)

    written by marthasmarvels on 2011-11-24 in #lifestyle
    Appreciating Films: Fritz Lang's Metropolis (1927)

    Fritz Lang’s 1927 work, Metropolis, was a key example of German expressionist film and is considered as one of the first, if not the first, science fiction film that would eventually inspire and influence directors such as Ridley Scott, Stanley Kubrick and George Lucas. The film portrays an urban dystopia set in the year 2000 where society is divided into two; an opulent ruling class that live in luxurious above ground skyscrapers, whilst the working underclass toil in a subterranean hellish nightmare.

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  • Appreciating Films: Vertov's Man With a Movie Camera

    written by marthasmarvels on 2011-12-03 in #lifestyle
    Appreciating Films: Vertov's Man With a Movie Camera

    Dziga Vertov’s 1929 film The Man with the Movie Camera was truly revolutionary. It not only implemented various new cinematic techniques including varied speeds, stop-motion and split screens to name a few, but it also controversially exposed the apparatus involved in making film itself.

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  • The Mystérieuse Movies of Georges Méliès

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-02-07 in #lifestyle
    The Mystérieuse Movies of Georges Méliès

    Rolling heads, disappearing persons, horrified expressions from grainy black and white characters with heavy makeup and thick, twirled, moustaches. Makes you nervous, no? Well, don't be! These shorts are comically mysterious, featuring major comic stars of the times and are historical artifacts, all of them directed by the great Georges Méliès!

  • Revisit the Moon in Color with Georges Méliès

    written by soundfoodaround on 2012-02-13 in #lifestyle
    Revisit the Moon in Color with Georges Méliès

    French electronica band 'Air' has a new album. Let's see if you'll recognize the title... 'Le Voyage Dans La Lune'! We gave you a huge hint in the title, the gutsy album and all featured tracks are, in their entirety, in complement to the 1902 silent film. Watch the 15 minute, restored film after the jump, along to the haunting track by Air!

  • From Start to Fin with the LomoKino

    written by lomographysf on 2012-05-22 in #events
    From Start to Fin with the LomoKino

    We're utterly inspired by film director Apichatpong Weerasethakul's 20-minute LomoKino movie. We want you to go forth and make a masterpiece, too! Join us at the Lomography Gallery Store San Francisco this Saturday as we teach you all about our 35mm movie camera, and how to make great movies with it.

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