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Stacy Zellmann <[log in to unmask]>
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Mon, 14 Mar 2005 11:49:42 -0600
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Dear ListServ Administrator:

Please post this to Screen-L. Also, please let me know if you'd like to
review the book for your listserv.  Thanks!

Best wishes,
Stacy Zellmann
Direct Marketing Manager
University of Minnesota Press
111 Third Avenue South, Suite 290
Minneapolis, MN 55401-2520

A major reconsideration of avant-garde film in America.

A LINE OF SIGHT: American Avant-Garde Film since 1965
Paul Arthur
University of Minnesota Press | 232 pages | 2005
ISBN 0-8166-4264-8 | hardcover | $59.95
ISBN 0-8166-4265-6 | paperback | $19.95

For three decades, Paul Arthur has been a leading observer and critic as
well as a participant in America¹s avant-garde cinema. In A Line of Sight,
he provides a new account of the extravagant energies of American
experimental cinema since 1965. Amid the resurgence of experimental
filmmakers, A Line of Sight reaffirms the breadth and diversity of the
avant-garde tradition in America.

³An illuminating and unique critical overview of avant-garde filmmaking.²
‹P. Adams Sitney

³Paul Arthur's A Line of Sight interrupts conventional wisdom and
establishes the enduring value of American avant-garde film on a new
terrain.² ‹Chuck Kleinhans

For more information, including the table of contents, visit the book's

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