Orange Line Deconstruction

Footage from the deconstruction of Boston's Orange Line in the early 1990's. Excerpted from Tim Wright's film "Conservation of Matter" that traces the history of the orange line and the global re-use of its steel after deconstruction.

6 min


Music by Tom Combs & Dave Piper

Introduction by Tim Wright












Airplane Test Footage

ca. 1950’s

Found by Rich Remsberg
6 min

Sounds by Chris Muller and

Ryan Murdock


















The General

BusterKeaton’s 1927 classic
75 Min


Music by Jeremy Thal, Nathan Koci and Caroline Shaw








































Failure 1 & II

Jesse Kaminsky

8 Min



Night Drive

An 8 Min excerpt from Highway

by Tyrone Tanous



Por primera vez (For the first time)

1967
9 min



















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In Motion

Saturday, August 14 2010 | 8pm


Insomnia
by Kathryn Konrad

Music by Emil Altschuler

4 minutes

2010


A short film about having

trouble falling asleep

http://vimeo.com/12284094





Butte, America

A live documentary short

by Ryan Murdock


Live music by High Aura'd


12 minutes

2003/2010


Part folk history and cautionary tale












Common Pictures

by Rich Remsberg

24 Minutes

2009

atlasfilms.org


An essay on the act of looking and remembering




How to Catch a Falling Knife

by Daniel Johnson,

music by Angela Letizia

30 Minutes • 2010

danielbjohnson.com


A collage of evocative imagery, words, sounds based on old home movie films.













In Memory

Sunday, June 13 2010 | 8pm


Noted Economist finds

Business is Basically Sound

(2 min)

A 1931 newsreel.


The bottom line?

This is going to be a great decade!



















Frontiers of the Future

(A Screen Editorial With Lowell Thomas)

1937

10 minutes


"They overlooked one all important fact that we should know so well.  That is: As long as there is a problem to be solved, or a desire to be met, American ingenuity will not rest." 















Symphony in F

1940

9 min


A promotional "music video" commissioned by Ford to promote, well, Fordism. Assembly line footage and stop motion auto parts come together to warm the heart and soothe your worries


Music by Mara V. & MG's

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Happiness

60 min

1934


Russian silent agit-prop slapstick. 


Music by The Dust Bowl Bolsheviks








































PLUS:  Magic Lantern projections by Ryan Murdock





Rose Colored Glasses

(or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Pretend Everything is OK)

August 14, 2009 | 8 PM



Cameraman's Revenge

by Ladislaw Starewicz

9 min



Live music by Angela Letizia &

Cameron Kirkpatrick
















Historia Naturae

by Jan Svankmajer

15 min

live music by Angela Letizia &

Cameron Kirkpatrick




















Nuclear Wareoke

by Ryan Murdock

8 min























The Silent World

40 min excerpt
Jacques Cousteau's first film,

banned in the U.S.


With live music by

David Levin & Kevin Micka

(Animal Hospital Music)




































Science Night
July 17, 2009 | 8 PM



A Wild Roomer

Charlie Bowers

(22 min; USA; 1927)


Music and Sound Accompaniment
Nick Yulman & the Bone Conductor Mechanical Orchestra



L’homme Orchestra (One Man Band)

George Mélies

(2 min; France; 1900)

(*youtube clip is not new score)

Music and Sound Accompaniment
Nick Yulman & the Bone Conductor Mechanical Orchestra


http://nysoundworks.org/2011/02/21/silent-film-scores/

















Power Surge

(15 min; USA; 2003)

by Ryan Murdock

Music by Nick Yulman & David Levin
Live foley by Ryan Murdock

















The Inventor's Dilemma

Friday, June 19, 2009 | 8 PM