Hollis Frampton

Odyssey DVD/BLU-RAY

A Hollis Frampton Odyssey

 

 

Due for release on April 10, 2012, is a 2-disc DVD/BLU-RAY from Criterion entitled A Hollis Frampton Odyssey. 

Disc features include:

New high-definition digital restorations of all twenty-four films, with uncompressed monaural soundtracks on the Blu-ray edition

DISC ONE

Early Films
Manual of Arms (1966 • 17 minutes • Black & White • Silent)
Process Red (1966 • 3 minutes, 30 seconds • Color • Silent)
Maxwell’s Demon (1968 • 4 minutes • Color/Black & White • Silent)
Surface Tension (1968 • 9 minutes, 30 seconds • Color • Monaural)
Carrots & Peas (1969 • 5 minutes • Color • Monaural)
Lemon (1969 • 5 minutes • Color • Silent)
Zorns Lemma (1970 • 60 minutes • Color • Monaural)

DISC TWO

Films from Hapax Legomena
(nostalgia) (1971 • 36 minutes • Black & White • Monaural)
Poetic Justice (1972 • 31 minutes, 30 seconds • Black & White • Silent)
Critical Mass (1971 • 25 minutes, 30 seconds • Black & White • Monaural)

Films from Magellan
The Birth of Magellan: Cadenza I (1977–1980 • 6 minutes • Color • Monaural)
Pans 0–4 and 697–700 (1974 • 1-minute each • Color • Silent)
INGENIVM NOBIS IPSA PVELLA FECIT, Part I (1975 • 5 minutes • Color • Silent)
Magellan: At the Gates of Death, Part I: The Red Gate I, 0 (1976 • 4 minutes, 20 seconds • Color • Silent)
Winter Solstice (1974 • 33 minutes • Color • Silent)
Gloria! (1979 • 9 minutes, 30 seconds • Color • Monaural)

Audio commentary and remarks by filmmaker Hollis Frampton on selected works

Excerpted interview with Frampton from 1978

A Lecture, a performance piece by Frampton, recorded in 1968 with the voice of artist Michael Snow

Gallery of works from Frampton’s xerographic series By Any Other Name

PLUS: A booklet with an introduction by film critic Ed Halter and essays and capsules on the films by Frampton scholars Ken Eisenstein, Bruce Jenkins, and Michael Zryd

 

 

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