5 psychedelic short films, broadcast on the French/German tv channel "arte" on 2007-07-16
Video: 4600 kbps (average bitrate)
Length: 47 min.
Lineage: mpg from the original digital DVB-S stream, NO re-encoding (snatched from yeeshkul tracker) > adding of chapters and a simple menu with DVD-lab Pro 2 > you
This is what you get:
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.
3. "San Francisco" Great Britain 1967/68, 15 min.
Director and writer: Anthony Stern; music: Pink Floyd - Interstellar Overdrive (unreleased version, recorded at Thompson
Private Recording Studios on 31 October 1966 (or there about))
Anthony Stern's "San Francisco" could be described as a city film and allied with Jean Vigo's "A Propos de Nice" (France, 1930) and Walther Ruttman's "Berlin: die Sinfonie der Großstadt" (Berlin: Symphony of a City, Germany, 1927). (...)
4. "Andy Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable" USA/Great Britain 1967, 12 min.
Director and writer: Ronald Nameth; music: The Velvet Underground (unreleased live versions)
5. "Eyetoon" USA 1967/68, 8 min.
Director and writer: Jerry Abrams; music: David Litwin, Different Fur Trading Co (unreleased)