Image Union episode featuring highlights from the 1985 National Video Festival, presented by the American Film Institute and sponsored by Sony Corporation of America. The program includes work from Jonathan Borofsky and Gary Glassman, Saundra Sharp, and Jean-Luc Godard.
0:00Copy video clip URL Slate, count-in. Significant image problems.
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1:09Copy video clip URL “Prisoners” by Jonathan Borofsky and Gary Glassman. Color video. An emotional exploration of the experiences and dreams of California inmates.
13:39Copy video clip URL “Life is a Saxophone” by Saundra Sharp (now called S. Pearl Sharp). Color film. Performances by and interviews with African-American poet Kamau Daa’ood.
23:21Copy video clip URL “Scenario du Film Passion” by Jean-Luc Godard. Godard previews his new film Passion.
26:54Copy video clip URL Information on the Big Screen/Small Screen National Video Festival Reprise to be held in the Film Center Auditorium at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, November 21-24, 1985. It was co-sponsored by the Center for New Television with the Film Center & Video Area, School of the Art Institute.
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