The New Wave (1973)
1973, 58:27 min, b&w and color, sound
Video: The New Wave is a seminal compendium of independent video work in the early 1970s. Written and narrated by Brian O'Doherty, this overview of the emerging video field includes examples of guerrilla television and "street" documentaries, early explorations with image-processing and synthesis, and performance video. This historical anthology includes excerpts of tapes by the following video pioneers: Stephen Beck and Warner Jepson, Peter Campus, Douglas Davis, Ed Emshwiller, Bill Etra, Frank Gillette, Don Hallock, Joan Jonas and Richard Serra, Paul Kos, Nam June Paik, Otto Piene, Willard Rosenquist, Dan Sandin, James Seawright, Steina, TVTV, Stan Vanderbeek, William Wegman.
Produced by WGBH. Writer/Narrator: Brian O'Doherty. Producer/Director: Fred Barzyk.
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