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Avant-Garde is a DVD-series with experimental films released by Kino International.


Experimental Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s

Avant-Garde: Experimental Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s is a 2-disc, 6-hour DVD collection, released in August 2005 by Kino International which includes the following titles:

Avant Garde 2 – Experimental Cinema – 1928–1954

On 24 July 2007, Kino International released a second DVD collection of experimental films Avant-Garde Vol. 2: Experimental Films 1930–1954. This release includes:

Avant-Garde 3 - Experimental Cinema - 1922-1954

On 17 November 2009, Kino International released a third DVD collection of experimental films Avant-Garde 3: Experimental Cinema 1922-1954. This release includes:
Disc 1:

Disc 2:

  • Plague Summer (US 1951 B&W 15 Min.) Dir: Chester Kessler
  • La Mort du Cerf (The Death of a Stag) (France 1951 B&W 12 Min.) Dir: Dimitri Kirsanoff
  • Image in the Snow (US 1952 B&W 26 Min.) Dir: Willard Maas
  • Celery Stalks at Midnight (France 1952 Color 3 Min.) Dir: John Whitney
  • The Voices (US 1953 B&W 14 Min.) Dir: John E. Schmitz
  • Closed Vision (US 1954 B&W 65 Min.) Dir: Marc O


  • Episodes in the Life of a Gin Bottle (US 1925 B&W 11 Min.) Dir: Bela von Block - Music by Paul Mercer, Bruce Bennett and Davis Petterson
  • Schichlegruber doing the Lambeth Walk (UK 1941 B&W 2 Min.) Dir: Charles A. Ridley
  • Falling Pink (US circa late 1950s Color 9 Min.) Dir: Robert H. Spring - Music by Paul Mercer and Bruce Bennett
  • Dementia (excerpt) (US 1955 B&W 5 Min.) Dir: John Parker
  • Tomatos Template:Sic Another Day (outtakes) (US 1930 B&W 5 Min.) Dir: James Sibley Watson

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