Ken Jacobs • United States • 2006 • In Jacobs' words: "Silent, mournful, brief."
Ken Jacobs started experimenting with found footage, and went on to embrace digital tools—using stroboscopic effects to turn silent shorts and Victorian stereoscopic photographs into mind-expanding 3D investigations in Capitalism: Slavery.
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Ken Jacobs • United States • 1963 • Jacobs' poetic riff on the transformation of The Piper's Son.
In Jacob’s words—“Material was cut in as it came out of the camera, embarrassing moments intact. 100' rolls timed well with music on old 78's. I was interested in immediacy, a sense of ease, and a...
Movie That Invites Pausing
Ken Jacobs • United States • 2020 • Per Jacobs, "The heady adventure of engagement with ambiguity."
Ken Jacobs continues to push the boundaries of the art form, as evidenced by the hypnotically abstract Movie that Invites Pausing.