Stan Brakhage
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"James Stanley Brakhage", better known as "Stan Brakhage", was an United States/American non-narrative filmmaker. He is considered to be one of the most important figures in 20th-century experimental film.

Over the course of five decades, Brakhage created a Filmography of Stan Brakhage/large and diverse body of work, exploring a variety of formats, approaches and Cinematic techniques/techniques that included handheld camerawork, drawn on film animation/painting directly onto celluloid, fast cutting, in-camera editing, scratching on film, collage film and the use of multiple exposures. Interested in mythology and inspired by music, poetry, and visual phenomena, Brakhage sought to reveal the universal in the particular, exploring themes of birth, mortality, sexuality, and innocence.

Brakhage's films are often noted for their expressiveness and lyricism.

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