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  1. Hans Richter - Film Ist Rhythm: Rhythmus 21 (c1921)

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    Hans Richter (3m22s, c1923). Source: AVI, 36mb. See also: http://vimeo.com/avantgardecinema/rhythmus23 "Richter, on the other hand, decided to adopt an entirely new strategy: rather than…

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    • Walter Ruttmann - Lichtspiel: Opus II (1921)

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      Walter Ruttmann (3m45s, 1921). Source: AVI, 156mb. "Ruttmann's visual style is considered to be more playful and impressionistic than Eggeling's and Richter's and produces an…

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      • Walter Ruttmann - Lichtspiel: Opus IV (1925)

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        Walter Ruttmann (4m18s, 1925). Source: AVI, 159mb.

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        • Walter Ruttmann - Lichtspiel: Opus I (1921)

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          "Walter Ruttmann's Lichtspiel Opus I premiered in Germany in 1921, the first abstract film to be publicly screened. In the film, Ruttmann mastered the technical means to realise his abstract…

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          • Joris Ivens - Regen (Rain, 1929)

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            Joris Ivens (14m23s, 1929). Source: AVI, 153mb. See also: http://vimeo.com/avantgardecinema/debrug "The bad weather the crew experienced in shooting Breakers inspired Ivens next film, Rain.…

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            • Viking Eggeling - Symphonie Diagonale (1924)

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              Viking Eggeling (7m28s, c1923). Source: AVI, 79mb. "Born in Sweden to a family of German origin, Viking Eggeling emigrated to Germany at the age of 17, where he became a bookkeeper, and studied…

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              • Hans Richter - Rhythmus 23 (c1923)

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                Hans Richter (3m22s, c1923). Source: AVI, 30mb. See also: http://vimeo.com/avantgardecinema/rhythmus21 "Erna Niemeyer-Soupault also claims that she photographed Rhythmus 21 and Rhythmus…

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                • Walter Ruttmann - Lichtspiel: Opus III (1924)

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                  Walter Ruttmann (3m53s, 1924). Source: AVI, 149mb. "I'm in love with the flickering muse, and I share the fate of many men in love: I love her not as she is, but as I would like her to…

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                  • Joris Ivens - De Brug (The Bridge, 1928)

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                    Joris Ivens (13m59s, 1928). Source: AVI, 54mb. [This was ripped from YouTube, and while there are some noise artifacts, the quality is surprisingly good. I would love to get a high quality rip…

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