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Paying tribute to Jordan Belson's cosmic cinema
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Kaleidoscope eyes: a shot from Jordan Belson's 1972 short Chakra.

The Center for Visual Music has issued an excellent DVD including several of the abovementioned films (Jordan Belson: 5 Essential Titles), but Belson's work takes on a different life in the cinema — among other revelations, the darkness surrounding the screen is superbly vivid in light of Allures' fireworks. "I am essentially an artist of the inner image," the filmmaker told MacDonald. Film is not the most logical tool to accomplish this ends, but Belson undoubtedly made the medium his own. 

"JORDAN BELSON: FILMS SACRED AND PROFANE"

Wed/19, 7:30 p.m., $5.50–$9.50

Pacific Film Archive

2575 Bancroft, Berk

(510) 642-5249

bampfa.berkeley.edu

 

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