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Zorns Lemma (1970)

A rhythmically edited alphabet composed of street and shop signs shot in New York City and other elements is gradually replaced by repeated seemingly abstract shots in this influential structuralist film.

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Rosemarie Castoro ...
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Ginger Michels ...
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Marcia Steinbrecher ...
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Susan Weiner ...
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Joyce Wieland ...
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A rhythmically edited alphabet composed of street and shop signs shot in New York City and other elements is gradually replaced by repeated seemingly abstract shots in this influential structuralist film.

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In one hour learn the alphabet and separate your senses.
22 September 2001 | by (Chicago) – See all my reviews

Vision is separated from hearing and then put back together.

Listen for Grosetesta's (spelling?) Treatis on Light..

It will make you whole again. Not to worry it's ONLY an hour. Highly recommended.


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