Pour un autre 68 : Nam

  • Carlos Bustamante
  • 1968
    • Germany
  • 5 min

“De oppresso liber” is the motto of the special unit of the US Army – the so-called Green Berets – and means "to liberate the oppressed". Carlos Bustamante's film is an agitprop pamphlet against the Vietnam War, edited in a staccato rhythm bursting like a machine gun.

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  • Joao Silvério Trevisan
  • 1969
    • Brazil
  • 15 min

A short film produced between September and October 1969, during the Brazilian military dictatorship. Its authorship remained anonymous for a long time and the precariousness of the production was due to its clandestinity. This guerrilla film is a collage of images from newspapers and broadcasts showing confrontations of young people...

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  • Carolee Schneemann
  • 1965
    • United States
  • 7 min

Viet Flakes was composed from an obsessive collection of Vietnam atrocity images, compiled over five years, from foreign magazines and newspapers. Schneemann uses the 8mm camera to "travel" within the photographs, producing a volatile animation. Broken rhythms and visual fractures are heightened by a sound collage by James Tenney, which features...

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  • Jack Chambers
  • 1966
    • Canada
  • 15 min

“The polarity of life and death, still and motion, courses throughout the film until its final eruption into color drafts between a war-scarred generation of Vietnamese children and a flowering London stalk. A defiantly personal response to a war whose images haunted the public imagery of the 1960s, Hybrid stands in answer...

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  • Harun Farocki
  • 1968
    • Germany
  • 4 min

“The tactic of the film was to take a Pietà image like that in the newspaper with its static statement of depoliticised moral tragedy and inject it with dynamism.” – Quinn Slobodian

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  • Peter Nestler
  • 1968
    • Sweden
  • 10 min

“A short pamphlet based on a text by Peter Weiss and on the contrapuntal use of the relation between image and sound. The commercial activities and fantasies linked to tourism in Sweden are contradicted by the geopolitics of capitalist imperialism, in particular with the war in Vietnam. In his first...

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  • Walter de Maria
  • 1969
    • United States
  • 27 min

“By introducing figures associated with the violence of conquest and by working to extend the perception of the landscape beyond geographical limitations, De Maria prepares, unbeknownst to us, the apparition in plain sight of what is unfurling, at the same time, on the other side of the Pacific. Not a...

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