Rudy Burckhardt (6 de abril de 1914 - 1 de agosto de 1999) fue un cineasta y fotógrafo suizo-estadounidense, conocido por sus fotografías de los carteleros pintados a mano que comenzaron a dominar el paisaje americano en los años cuarenta y cincuenta.
Películas y Series de TV
Rudy Burckhardt: Man in the Woods
A detailed look at a remarkable artist who died in 1999 at age 85. Aspects of Burckhardt's work in photography, film, and painting are examined in interviews with Rudy Burckhardt, painter Yvonne Jacq...
Made in the final year of his life, Rudy Burckhardt’s Scattered Showers begins its journey in the city he so scrupulously documented in photographs and film for the greater part of his career.
Joseph Cornell: Worlds in a Box
Se trata de una película documental de 1991 sobre el legendario artista y cineasta Joseph Cornell, que hizo esas magníficas y extrañas cajas de collage. También fue uno de nuestros grandes cineastas e...
Video Album 5: The Thursday People
The comings and goings of the late underground filmmaker, Curt McDowell—and the people and activities that came and went along with him—are the themes that run through this existential diary of daily ...
When New York was about to go bankrupt, all construction had stopped and an architect tried to become a wrecker. This is the story of the demolition of a large factory building on 23rd Street and 6th ...
"The New Jersey Turnpike and downtown New York in rain and shine. Trailer trucks, overpasses and industrial wastes become natural wonders. The stream of trucks is often gay but sometimes ominous. Afte...
"A pseudo-educational, fictitious documentary survey of the ups, downs, ins and far-outs of Dope. Very funny and slightly sinister, like Red Skelton in the sky with diamonds." - Ron Padgett
One Flight Up
ONE FLIGHT UP is both the name of this documentary portrait and the title of a piece by artist Alex Katz. The work-of-the-same-name figures prominently (or, more accurately, entirely) in the film-of-t...
For Life, Against the War
First shown on January 30, 1967, FOR LIFE AGAINST THE WAR was an open-call, collective statement from American independent filmmakers disparate in style and sensibility but united by their opposition ...
Rudy Burckhardt’s breezy stop-motion animation follows after a poem by his New York School compatriot Kenneth Koch.
A Saturday night on 42nd Street, from dusk to dawn: the glamour, the garbage, the hot dogs, the movies, the sex, and the violence in the air.
“Happy with his luscious daughter Aurora in a rustic setting, Professor Borealis has devised an improved brain and is ready to transplant it. The humor is tenderly black. Burckhardt's fusion of docume...
Una película corta, de vanguardia, protagonizada por una estudiante de ballet de doce años, Gwen Thomas, Nymphlight es una hermosa mezcla de hechos y ficción, utilizando Bryant Park en la Biblioteca P...
Fable for Fountains
Un día sombrío en la ciudad..
Short film of a statue of an angel by an ornamental pond on a summer's day.
A Day in the Life of a Cleaning Woman
The film's title evokes a mundane slice of life but a kindhearted maid catches a lucky break when her enchanted feather duster makes it so that the house cleans itself.
Under The Brooklyn Bridge
"…one cannot deny its documentary value or Burckhardt's eye for detail, his unpretentiousness. There are sequences — the children swimming under the Brooklyn Bridge is one — which belong with the best...
East Side Summer
Rudy Burckhardt's color portrait of Manhattan's East Side strolls along at an easy pace befitting blue skies and Thelonious Monk's piano score. Where most city symphonies prize grandiose views of the ...
Pursuit of Happiness
Photographer Rudy Burckhardt shows us the ebb and flow of people rushing about Manhattan. Equally exhilarating in his novel approach to snap images quickly on the run, a method he inaugurated and that...