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The following are lists composed of books, magazines, journals, blogs, sites and more dealing with avant-garde and experimental film in some fashion (with a few exceptions).  Obviously the list is by no means comprehensive, so please feel free to post any additional material to be edited into these  'master lists'...
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READING LIST

 
[Listed Alphabetically by Author]

Alcoz, Albert 

Visionary Film (blog)  

Arthur, Paul

A Line of Sight: American Avant-Garde Film Since 1965

Barnett, Daniel

Movement as Meaning: In Experimental Film

Barber, Stephen

The Art of Destruction: The Films of the Vienna Action Group

Battock, Gregory

The New American Cinema; a Critical Anthology

Blaetz, Robin

Women’s Experimental Cinema: Critical Frameworks

Barrett, Gerald & Babner, Wendy

Stan Brakhage, A Guide to References and Resources


Brakhage, Stan

Brakhage Scrapbook: Collected Writings, 1964-1980

Essential Brakhage

Film at Wit’s End: Eight Avant-Garde Filmmakers

Film Biographies

I—Sleeping: Being a Dream Journal and Parenthetical Explication

Metaphors on Vision

A Moving Picture Giving and Taking Book

Telling Time: Essays of a Visionary Filmmaker

Brodsky, Robert P. & Treadway, Antoinette

Super 8 In the Video Age

Broughton, James Richard

Making Light of It

Camper, Fred

Writings on Avant-Garde Film

Child, Abigail

This Is Called Moving: A Critical Poetics of Film

Christie, Ian

The Last Machine: Early Cinema and the Birth of the Modern World

Curtis, David

Experimental Cinema.  A Fifty Year Evolution

Deleuze, Gilles

Cinema I: The Movement-Image

Cinema II

De Jesús Rodríguez, Dinorah 

Art Cinematic (blog) 

Deren, Maya

Essential Deren: Collected Writings on Film

Dixon, Wheeler

Experimental Cinema, The Film Reader

Dorsky, Nathaniel

Devotional Cinema

Dwoskin, Steven

Film Is

Elder, R. Bruce

The Body in Film

A Body of Vision: Representations of the Body in Recent Films and Poetry

The Cinema We Need (Included in 'Presence and Absence: The Films of Michael Snow')


The Films of Stan Brakhage in the American Tradition of Ezra Pound, Gertrude Stein, and Charles Olson

Harmony and Dissent: Film and Avant-garde Art Movements in the Early Twentieth Century

Image and Identity: Reflections of Canadian Film and Culture

Everleth, Mike


Bad Lit


Frampton, Hollis

Additional writings on Frampton's site

Circles of Confusion: film, photography, video: texts, 1968-1980

On the Camera Arts and Consecutive Matters: The Writings of Hollis Frampton

Friedrich, Su 

Various Writings 

Gidal, Peter

Materialist Film

Structural Film Anthology

Grey Daisies


Avant-Garde Film


Film As a Subversive Art

No-Wave Cinema

Gunning, Tom

Early Cinema Symposium


Hall, Phil

The Encyclopedia of Underground Movies: Films from the Fringes of Cinema

Haller, Robert A. (Editor)


First Light

Halter, Ed


Various Writings


Hatfield, Jackie 

Experimental Film and Video: An Anthology 

Hill, Helen

Helen Hill Fund

Recipes for Disaster: A Handcrafted Film Cookbooklet

Hoolbloom, Mike 

Various Writings 

Horak, Jan-Christopher

Lovers of Cinema: The First American Film Avant-Garde, 1919-1945

Early Cinema Symposium

Hunter, Jack

Moonchild: The Films of Kenneth Anger

Igliori, Paola

 American Magus Harry Smith: A Modern Alchemist

Invisible Birds

The Art of Memory 

James, David E.
 
The Most Typical Avant-Garde: History and Geography of Minor Cinemas in Los Angeles 

Stan Brakhage: Filmmaker

To Free the Cinema

Joseph, Branden W.

Beyond the Dream Syndicate: Tony Conrad and the Arts after Cage

Kashmere, Brett (Editor)

INCITE! Journal of Experimental Media and Radical Aesthetics

Kilchesty, Albert

Big As Life: An American History of 8mm Films

Kuchar, George & Mike

Reflections from a Cinematic Cesspool

Land, Owen

Two Films by Owen Land

Legge, Elizabeth


Michael Snow: Wavelength (One work)


Le Grice, Malcolm

Abstract Film and Beyond

Experimental Cinema in the Digital Age

Lipton, Lenny

The Super 8 Book

MacDonald, Scott 

Adventures in Perception: Cinema as Exploration 

Art in Cinema: Documents Toward a History of the Film Society

Avant-Garde Film: Motion Studies

Canyon Cinema: The Life and Times of an Independent Film Distributor

Cinema 16: Documents Toward a History of the Film Society

The Garden in the Machine: A Field Guide to Independent Films about Place

A Critical Cinema: Vol. 1-5 

MacMillan, Jennifer

Invisible Cinema 

Mekas, Jonas 

Jonas Mekas

Jonas Mekas: Just Like A Shadow

Jonas Mekas: To Petrarca (Zagzig)

Movie Journal-The Rise of the New American Cinema, 1959-1971

Meranda, Yoel


Ways of Seeing


Moore, Rachel

Hollis Frampton: (nostalgia) (One Work)

Morris, Gary 

Bright Lights Film Journal

Murch, Walter

In the Blink of an Eye: A Perspective on Film Editing

Nesthus, Marie

A Crucible of Document: the Sequence Films of Stan Brakhage, 1968-1984


O’Pray, Michael

Avant-Garde Film: Forms, Themes and Passions

Ortega, Marcos 

Experimental Cinema 

Nitrato Lirico (blog)

Patterson, Clay 

Captured: A Film & Video History of the Lower East Side

Petrolle, Jean

Women and Experimental Filmmaking

Redding, Judith M.

Film Fatales: Independent Women Directors

Reeves, Jennifer 

Not Dead Yet (I Love 16mm) 

Renan, Sheldon

Introduction to the American Underground Film

Rees, A.L.

A History of Experimental Film and Video

Russett, Robert

Experimental Animation: Origins of a New Art

Serdar, Ekrem

Watermelon Rinds

Sicinski, Michael

The Academic Hack (Many reviews of experimental film)

Sitney, P. Adams

The Avant-Garde Film 

The Essential Cinema

Eyes Upside Down: Visionary Filmmakers and the Heritage of Emerson

Film Culture Reader

Modernist Montage: The Obscurity of Vision in Cinema and Literature

Visionary Film: The American Avant-Garde, 1943-2000

*There are several smaller Sitney articles on various filmmakers that are available on the internet or for download through Amazon.com 

Skoller, Jeffrey


Shadows, Specters, Shards: Making History in Avant-Garde Film

Small, Edward S.

Direct Theory: Experimental Film/Video as Major Genre

Snow, Michael

The Collected Writings of Michael Snow

Presence and Absence: The Films of Michael Snow 


Solomon, Phil 

Musings 

Stark, Scott 

Flicker

Stevenson, Jack

Desperate Visions: Camp America The Films of John Waters & George & Mike Kuchar

Tyler, Parker

Three Faces of the Film: The Art, The Dream, The Cult

Underground Film

Vogel, Amos

Films As a Subversive Art 

Wees, William C.

Early Cinema Symposium

Light Moving in Time: Studies in the Visual Aesthetics of Avant-Garde Film

Recycled Images: The Art and Politics

Vorticism and the English Avant-garde

Weinbren, Grahame (Editor) 

Millennium Film Journal 

Young, Paul 

Art Cinema 

Youngblood, Gene 

Expanded Cinema

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DISTRIBUTION & PROJECTION

 
40 Frames
Absolut Medien
Abstracta Cinema
Animateka
Ann Arbor Film Festival
Antimatter Underground Film Festival

Arsenal Experimental
BAM / PMF
BAM/PFA
Berks Filmmakers
BIM

Canadian Filmmakers
Canyon Cinema
Chicago Filmmakers

Cinedif
Cinédoc

Cinema Project
Cinematexas

Criterion Collection
Cut and Run
Electronic Arts Intermix
EXiS
Experiments in Cinema

Experimental Film Festival Portland
Exploding Cinema

Facets
Fantoma

Film-Makers' Cooperative
Filmform Sweden

The Film Gallery
Florida Flex
Flux Club / Flux Festival

HAMACA
Home Movie Day
Image

Index DVD
Intermedio

KFA DVD Edition
Kino Video

L.A. Filmforum
La Enana Marrón

Light Cone
Light Industry

Lowave
Lumen
Lux
Magic Lantern
MÁRGENES
Microscope Gallery

Microcinema DVD
NY Underground Film Festival
Oberhausen Film Festival

Onion City Film Festival
Oporto
OPTRONICA

Other Cinema
Other Film Festival

Peripheral Produce
Pleasure Dome
Plexifilm
Pointligneplan
Pragda

RaroVideo
Re-Voir
REDAVOCADO

Renderyard
San Francisco Cinematheque
Siskel Film

Sixpackfilm
Starting From Scratch
tank.tv
TIE
Toda la noche oliendo a film
Urban Image Showcase
Utopia Film Festival
Videoex Festival

Views from the Avant-Garde
Wavelengths
Württ. Kunstverein

Video Data Bank
Xcèntric



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SITES/JOURNALS/BLOGS

The Academic Hack
Ainda nao começámos a pensar
Alicia y los espejos
Anthology Film Archives
Andrés Hispano

A propósito de Punto de Vista
Archive.org
Art Cinematic
Art + Culture
The Art of Memory
Avantt
Avec le temps 
Bad Lit

Berlin63
British Lights Film
Caras B del vídeo arte

Celuloides Rancios
Center for Visual Music
Chance Projects

Cine Club de Compostela
Cine Influjo

cinemaelectronica
Cinema Scope
cineoriginal
Cine Soiree!!
Cinovid
CLOSE-UP
Culturas de Archivo
Diagonal Thoughts
Dinca
Dérives.tv
Ed Halter

El Cementerio Marino
El Cine Mexperimental

Elusive Lucidity
EMBED Audiovisual Integrado
Enthusiast Archive
Eugeni Bonet

eXimioPRIMAte
Expanded Cinema
Experimental Cinema
Experimental Conversations
Experimental Film Lab
Extraños en el Paraíso

Film Year
Flicker
Fred Camper
GEM - Pure Data

Girish
Hamaca Blog
Hiperboreana
Historia del Videoarte

INCITE!
Interferencia Sónica
Invisible Cinema

Iota Center
Jack Sargeant

J.J. Murphy
Keyframe
Kinetoscop
Kino Climates
Kinodelirio

Landscape Suicide
La Primera Mirada
La Region Central
Las Películas Documentales

L'Etna

Lujo y Asco
Lumière

LUX Blog 
Making Light Of It
maquinariadelanube
Marginetalia
Media Art Net
mediateletipos
Millennium Film
Miradas al videoarte
More Milk Yvette

Música Visual
Nitrato Lírico 
no.w.here

Notturno Malefico
obsCINEdades

Oddball Film

Only the Cinema
Paracinema

Plunderphonics
Precine

Radical Closure
The Recycled Cinema
Revista PAUSA

Rhizome
Robert Haller
Rouge
salonKritik

Scissor Circus
Secret Cinema

The Sound of Eye
Supposed Aura
Translab
UBUWEB

Visiones Metafóricas
Visual Alchemy
w3art
William C. Wees

Xino-Xano Blog
Zemos98


5 comments:

the art of memory said...

thanks for including my blog
great list

Jacob W. said...

no problem,
hopefully this thing will eventually show up on google search and can be of use to someone...

Anonymous said...

Awsome! I found you through your article on Brakhage's 'the act of seeing with one's own eyes' .. looking forward to digging int this!

Jacob W. said...

Glad to hear it!...

safetydept said...

Thanks for your work here! It's a better resource than Wikipedia on this subject matter.

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