Maya Deren (April 29, 1917 – October 13, 1961), born Eleanora Derenkowskaia, was one of the most important American experimental filmmakers and entrepreneurial promoters of the avant-garde in the 1940s and 1950s. Deren was also a choreographer, dancer, film theorist, poet, lecturer, writer and photographer.
Four short dance films by Maya Deren
A film by Maya Deren.
Meshes of the Afternoon 1943 16mm 15minAt Land 1944 16mm 16minRitual in Transfigured Time 1945-1946 16mm 16min
A documentary film by Pip Chodorov on the history of experimental film. Includes a 56 page book on the film.
A 4-disc Blu-ray/DVD Combo Edition that includes 37 films, restored to pristine high-definition, from some of the foremost experimental filmmakers of the 20th century.
Book written by Maya Deren.
3 films by Maya Deren :Experimental Films, Divine Horsemen, Dance Films