Meshes of the Afternoon (1943)
The image of death with a mirror for a face reappears early in this film as Sun Ra rambles on about space philosophy.
dropping of the flower is homage, as are the knives
opening shots mimc 'Meshes'
dancers on locations
Pays homage to film with similar shots when running up stairs.
Jenny's astral projection dream and premonition on the stairs refernce Maya Deren's short film.
Clips from Meshes of the Afternoon are shown.
Excerpts appear in the film.
The table scene, in which Maya Deren picks up a key that turns into a knife, is parodied