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Chinese Series

Stan Brakhage

Canada, 2003
2 minutes, Colour, Silent
Available formats: 16mm

‘Stan Brakhage had been planning a film inspired by Chinese ideograms for years; he made his unfinished Chinese Series in his dying months, scratching its marks on black 35-mm film. In its two haunting minutes, exploding lines flirt with the depiction of recognizable objects.’ – Fred Camper