from Mandala (1953), on the new CVM DVD, Visual Music 1947-1986 from CVM Archive, featuring 13 rare experimental animation films, including three by Belson. Plus films by Bute, Jules Engel, Charles Dockum, Barry Spinello.
Mandala is one of Belson's earliest films to use circular and mandala imagery. A "film made from scroll drawings... a calm, meditative imagery of centric arrangements, accompanied by Balinese gamelan music that uncannily mirrors the shimmering textures." - Animation historian William Moritz
Full title list of the DVD and details at centerforvisualmusic.org/visualmusicdvd
For more on Belson please visit CVM's research site, centerforvisualmusic.org/Belson
Center for Visual Music is a 501(c)3 nonprofit archive devoted to experimental animation and visual music.