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2 - 24 September 2023: Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One


Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One
William Greaves, 1968, 75 min

“In his one-of-a-kind fiction/documentary hybrid Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One, the pioneering William Greaves presides over a beleaguered film crew in New York’s Central Park, leaving them to try to figure out what kind of movie they’re making. A couple enacts a breakup scenario over and over, a documentary crew films a crew filming the crew, locals wander casually into the frame: the project defies easy description. Yet this wildly innovative sixties counterculture landmark remains one of the most tightly focused and insightful movies ever made about making movies.” – Janus Films

Screening as part of our Essential Cinema series