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635 Permission to reproduce in this volume the following materials has been graciously granted by the publishers, organizations, individuals, and others listed below. Works are listed here in the order that they appear in this volume. 1. THE AVANT-GARDE(S) Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, “Lenin Decree” with permission of Elena Pinto Simon. Blaise Cendrars, “The ABCs of Cinema” with permission of Esther Allen and Monique Chefdor. Dziga Vertov, “WE: Variant of a Manifesto” with permission of Elena Pinto Simon. Sergei Eisenstein, “The Method of Making Workers’ Films” with permission of Elena Pinto Simon. The Surrealist Group, “Manifesto of the Surrealists Concerning L’Age d’or” with permission of the BFI. Le Corbusier, “Spirit of Truth” with permission of Richard Abel. László Moholy-Nagy, “An Open Letter to the Film Industry and to All Who Are Interested in the Evolution of the Good Film” with permission of the BFI. Maya Deren, “A Statement of Principles” from Film Culture, courtesy of Anthology Film Archives. All Rights Reserved. New American Cinema Group, “The First Statement of the New American Cinema Group,” from Film Culture courtesy of Anthology Film Archives. All Rights Reserved. Ron Rice, “Foundation for the Invention and Creation of Absurd Movies” from Film Culture courtesy of Anthology Film Archives. All Rights Reserved. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS OF PERMISSIONS 636 • A C K N O W L E D G M E N T S O F P E R M I S S I O N S Stan Brakhage, “From Metaphors on Vision” with permission of Marylin Brakhage. Takahiko Iimura, Koichiro Ishizaki, et al., “Film Andepandan [Independents] Manifesto” with permission of Takahiko Iimura. Arthur Cantrill and Corinne Cantrill, “Cinema Manifesto” with permission of Arthur Cantrill. Hollis Frampton, “For a Metahistory of Film: Commonplace Notes and Hypotheses” with permission of Marion Faller. Gregory Markopoulos, “Elements of the Void” with permission of Robert Beavers. JoAnn Elam and Chuck Kleinhans, “Small Gauge Manifesto” with permission of Chuck Kleinhans. Nick Zedd, “Cinema of Transgression Manifesto” with permission of Nick Zedd. Keith Sanborn, “Modern, All Too Modern” with permission of Keith Sanborn, © Keith Sanborn , all rights reserved. Jonas Mekas, “Anti-100 Years of Cinema Manifesto” courtesy of Jonas Mekas. All Rights Reserved. Jan Švankmajer, “The Decalogue” with permission of ATHANOR. Philip Hoffman, “Your Film Farm Manifesto on Process Cinema” with permission of Philip Hoffman. 2. NATIONAL AND TRANSNATIONAL CINEMAS Octavio Paz, “Buñuel the Poet” with permission of Michael Schmidt. Cesare Zavattini, “Some Ideas on the Cinema” with permission of the BFI. Juan Antonio Bardem, “Salamanca Manifesto & Conclusions of the Congress of Salamanca” with permission of the BFI. Alexander Kluge, Edgar Reitz, et al., “The Oberhausen Manifesto” with permission of Eric Rentschler. Joseph von Sternberg, Alexander Kluge, et al., “The Mannheim Declaration” with permission of Eric Rentschler. Manuel Revuelta, Antonio Artero, Joachin Jordà, and Julián Marcos, “Sitges Manifesto” with permission of the BFI. Thierry Derocles, Michel Demoule, Claude Chabrol, and Marin Karmitz, “From “The Estates General of the French Cinema, May 1968”” courtesy the John Logie Baird Centre. Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Werner Herzog, Wim Wenders, et al., “Hamburg Declaration of German Filmmakers” with permission of Eric Rentschler. Lars Von Trier, “Manifesto I” with permission of Zentropa. Lars Von Trier, “Manifesto II” with permission of Zentropa. Lars Von Trier, “Manifesto III: I Confess!” with permission of Zentropa. R. Bruce Elder, “The Cinema We Need” with permission of R. Bruce Elder. Young DEFA Filmmakers, “Manifesto of 1988” with permission of Roger P. Minert. Colin McArthur, “In Praise of a Poor Cinema” with permission of the BFI. Lars Von Trier and Thomas Vingerberg, “Dogme ‘95 Manifesto and Vow of Chastity” with permission of Zentropa. Dimas Djayadinigrat, Enison Sinaro, et al., “I Sinema Manifesto” with permission of Dimas Djayadinigrat. A C K N O W L E D G M E N T S O F P E R M I S S I O N S • 637 3. THIRD CINEMAS, COLONIALISM, DECOLONIZATION, AND POSTCOLONIALISM Fernando Birri, “Cinema and Underdevelopment” with permission of Michael Chanan. Glauber Rocha, “The Aesthetics of Hunger” with permission of Michael Chanan. Julio García Espinosa, “For an Imperfect Cinema” with permission of Jump Cut. Fernando Solanas and Octavio Getino, “Towards a Third Cinema: Notes and Experiences for the Development of a Cinema of Liberation in the Third World” with permission of Michael Chanan. Comité de cine de la unidad popular, “Film Makers and the Popular Government Political Manifesto” with permission of Michael Chanan. Mario Handler, “Consciousness of a Need” with permission of Zuzana M. Pick. Octavio...


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