Sat, Sep 21 | Epsilon Spires Sanctuary

Alloy Orchestra presents Man With a Movie Camera

Alloy Orchestra performs a dynamic live soundtrack to Soviet director Dziga Vertov’s 1929 surrealist masterpiece: Man with a Movie Camera.
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Alloy Orchestra presents Man With a Movie Camera

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Sep 21, 2019, 7:00 PM
Epsilon Spires Sanctuary, 190 Main St, Brattleboro, VT 05301, USA

About the Event

MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA - New Restoration!

1929 (USSR) – Directed by Dziga Vertov, 67 min

Sight and Sound Magazine recently rated MAN WITH A MOVIE CAMERA “the best documentary film of all time.”

https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/great-movie-man-with-a-movie-camera-1929

Now see this surrealist classic in a magnificent new restoration with Alloy Orchestra's groundbreaking original score derived from the directors notes to his composer for the premiere of the film in 1929.

The credits on this restoration are an amazing collection of the best archives, collectors, and distributors in the world: Lobster Films, Blackhawk Films, The Eye, Cinémathèque de Toulouse, the Centre National de la Cinématographie and distributed by Flicker Alley

The source print was a perfect nitrate print, left by Dziga Vertov himself in Amsterdam in the 20′s. Crystal clear, minimum scratches, excellent contrast and full frame (for the first time in my lifetime). This print is so much improved from previous versions that it’s like watching the film for the first time.

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