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Amos Vogel (1921–2012)

Amos Vogel was born on April 18, 1921 in Vienna, Austria as Amos Vogelbaum. He was married to Marcia Vogel. He died on April 24, 2012 in Greenwich Village, Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA. See full bio »

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 2011 Sum of its pArts (Documentary short) (special thanks)
 2006 Notes on Marie Menken (Documentary) (acknowledgment: with the generous help of)
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 2002 In the Mirror of Maya Deren (Documentary)
 1987 Invocation: Maya Deren (Documentary)

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Book: "Film as a Subversive Art", Random House (CT Editions Reprint, 2005).

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[letter to Stanley Kubrick, 1968]: "2001" is one of the few films that catches, in a very understated way, the ominous irony of present-day trends toward an inhuman society, as well as the metaphysical mystery of the universe, which is as clear to thoughtful atheists as it is to truly religious people. I'm afraid that neither one of these two aspects of your film was grasped by so many of the ... See more »


He founded Cinema 16 in 1947 and ran it with his wife, Marcia Vogel, until 1963. He founded the New York Film Festival in 1962. He directed the festival from 1963 to 1968. He was the film department director at Lincoln Center in New York City. He was also a film consultant to Grove Press and National Educational Television. He taught at Pratt Institute of Art in Brooklyn, New York; New York ... See more »

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