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UBUweb has brought me so many wonderful things. Yes, a lot of it is in lo-res/lo-fi forms, but it's the location where you can find so much amazing stuff. Among the films, you'll find a lot of impressive stuff, but nothing nearly as great as the amazing experimental documentaries from the last 50 years. One of them, Andre Luiz Oliveira's A Fonte, is a masterpiece of the genre, and I found an excellent quality transfer of it on YouTube that I'm sharing here.
The opening alone gives you the idea. The sculpter, MArio Cravo, works accompanied to the sound of race cars flying around a track. We're then taken into Brazil and see life, and Cravo in it. The fluid, often frenetic, camerawork captures the sculpture as it is being created, and the artist working. One shot, two men obvious going over the site, then slipping away as the camera lowers and explores the environment, is amazing in how it deals with space and the artist's approach.
All in all, one of the seminal experimental documentaries.
Klaus at Gunpoint
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