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Anthology Film Archives: Essential Cinema’s Owen Land Program

By Mike Everleth ⋅ April 23, 2009

Outdoor corner of the Anthology Film Archives building

April 26
4:30 p.m.
Anthology Film Archives
2nd Ave at 2nd St.

Hosted by: Anthology Film Archives

A selection of short films by avant-garde humorist George Landow, aka Owen Land from the late ’60s and early ’70s. Full list of films screening:

Early Films by George Landow (Actually, a selection of film studies.)
Fleming Faloon (1963, 6 minutes, 16mm, color, sound. Preserved by Anthology Film Archives.)
Film in Which There Appear Sprocket Holes, Edge Lettering, Dirt Particles, Etc. (1965/66, 5 minutes, 16mm, color, silent)
Diploteratology: Bardo Follies (1967, 7 minutes, 16mm, b&w, silent)
The Film That Rises to the Surface of Clarified Butter (1968, 9 minutes, 16mm, b&w, sound)
Institutional Quality (1969, 5 minutes, 16mm, color, sound)
Remedial Reading Comprehension (1970, 5 minutes, 16mm, color, sound) (WATCH)
What’s Wrong With This Picture? (1972, 13 minutes, 16mm, color/b&w, sound)
Thank You Jesus For the Eternal Present (1973, 6 minutes, 16mm, color/b&w, sound)

Please visit the Anthology Film Archives website for more info.