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5 psychedelic short films, broadcast on the French/German tv channel "arte" on 2007-07-16
Length: 47 min.
1. "Be-In" USA 1967, 7 min. Director and writer: Jerry Abrams; music: Blue Cheer (unreleased track) Captures the spirit and essence of the great San Francisco Human Be-In of January 14, 1967. Ten thousand people imbued with peace, love and euphoria. Set to hard rock such as only San Francisco blues can produce. "Be-In" features footage of Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Timothy Leary, Michael McClure, Lenore Kandel and The Grateful Dead.
2. "Beatles Electronique" USA 1966-69, 3 min. Directors and writers: Nam June Paik, Jud Yalkut; music: Kenneth Lerner (unreleased) "Beatles Electronique" is a mesmerizing improvisation that reveals Paik's early engagement with the manipulation of pop cultural material. Against a looped electronic soundtrack, images of the Beatles from "A Hard Day's Night" and performing at Shea Stadium are transformed into an eerily ...
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