Mothlight (1963)

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  • Director

    Stan Brakhage

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  • Genre

    Artists' Moving Image

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Alternative titles

  • Objects in Motion Midnight Underground : 7 Archive
  • Moth Light Alternative


An abstract film, made without a camera. Moth wings and foliage are stuck between a strip of clear leader. There are prints of this original. Title is written in black ink; "By Brakhage" is scratched into black leader at the end.

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