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Lawrence Jordan’s After the Circus (2013) is now available!

Posted January 21st, 2014 in Announcements, New Acquisitions, New Films, News / Events

After the Circus  by Lawrence Jordan
9 min. B/W, sound, 16 mm, 2013
Live and Cut-out Animation

An exploration into 19th century death mystiques, which rely heavily on the supernatural, along with a belief in, or at least a fascination with, fairy magic, much of it implied through subtle imagery.  In all, it is a fascinating and astonishingly replete compendium of spiritual endeavor–the 19th century literary body of work that is, along with such masterful illustrators as Gustave Dore and others.  These authors were passionately interested in what is noble and what is depraved, a far cry from present day ethics.

Music by Messiaen.

More information on the film here. Visit Lawrence Jordan’s filmmaker page.