Avant garde film

Embark on a captivating journey into the world of avant-garde film and discover the groundbreaking techniques and thought-provoking narratives that redefine traditional cinema. Experience the creativity and innovation of avant-garde filmmakers with our top recommendations.
‘THE LOVE OF ZERO’: ROBERT FLOREY’S AVANT GARDE SHORT FROM 1927 Alfred Stieglitz, Portraits, Films, Avant Garde, Avant Garde Film, Avant Garde Art, Film, Film Noir, Cinema

The Love of Zero is a rather remarkable, short experimental film, made for $200 by director Robert Florey, in 1927. Owing much to German Expressionist cinema, the film tells the story of a young man, Zero (Joseph Marievsky), and his love for a young woman called, Beatrix (Tamara Shavrova). It was Florey’s second film, and reveals the talent he would employ in his long and successful career as a Hollywood director of such films as Murders in the Rue Morgue, Ex-Lady, The Marx Brothers’…

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