Short films in the Cubist film tradition

European filmmakers Fernand Léger, Hans Richter and Oskar Fischinger examine the influence of the Cubist movement in film in these early avant-garde shorts. The artists came to filmmaking from other artistic practices, and their films are some of the most influential experiments in film, including Léger’s Ballet Mécanique. These screenings are part of “Whole Grain: Experiments in Film & Video.” For more information, visit



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