William Raban - British Artists' Films

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This new series begins with William Raban, a leading figure in his field, whose work ranges from multi-screen gallery pieces to perfectly crafted short films. His particular interests - the City of London and the British landscape - are in the tradition oThis new series begins with William Raban, a leading figure in his field, whose work ranges from multi-screen gallery pieces to perfectly crafted short films. His particular interests - the City of London and the British landscape - are in the tradition of the romantic landscape painters.

The DVD features five films written, produced,photographed, edited and directed by William Raban: Thames Barrier, Fergus Walking, A13, MM and the acclaimed Thames Film, filmed from a boat drifting downstream and narrated by actor John Hurt. The films show Raban's continuing explorations of the formal properties of film itself and his immediate surroundings: East London and the River Thames.

DVD extras include theFrame � William Raban (2003) (29 mins) William Raban talks about the inspiration behind his work and some of the techniques involved. Illustrated by clips from 12 films. Accompanying the DVD is a 20-page illustrated booklet containing film notes and a bibliography.

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Price: 

19.99 GBP

Label: 

British Artists Films

Publishing date: 

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Runtime: 

131

Discs: 

1

Language: 

English

Region: 

2

Video: 

PAL

Aspect ratio: 

4:3

Colour: 

Colour

Sound: 

DD2.0