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Stan Brakhage: Metaphors on Vision
Stan Brakhage: Program 3

February 11 at 4:00
East Building Auditorium

Scenes from Under Childhood, in four sections, is Brakhage’s visualization of how his children might have witnessed the world, “the inner world of fetal beginnings, the infant, the baby, the child — a shattering of the ‘myths of childhood’ through revelation of the extremes of terror and joy of that world darkened to most adults by their sentimental remembering of it . . . inspired by the music of Messiaen” — Stan Brakhage. (1967 – 1970, 16mm, 138 minutes)

courtesy Anthology Film Archives and the Estate of Stan Brakhage

Film Programs

The National Gallery of Art’s film program provides many opportunities throughout the year to view classic and contemporary cinema from around the world.

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