This volume provides a comprehensive guide to the long tradition of American avant-garde cinema, from its origins in the 1920s to the work of contemporary film and video artists. The Reader addresses major movements and key figures of the avant-garde, including filmmakers such as Andy Warhol, Kenneth Anger, Isaac Julien and Julie Dash, investigates how underground films have explored issues of gender, sexuality and race, and foreground technical innovations such as the use of Super 8mm and video.
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Author Biography - Wheeler Winston-Dixon
Wheeler Winston-Dixon is Professor of Film Studies and Chair of the Film Studies Program at the University of Nebraska. Gwendolyn Audrey Foster is Associate Professor in the Department of English at the University of Nebraska.