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Experimental silent films by Man Ray, restored and with new scores, return to the big screen

Four short films May Ray made in the 1920s are being re-released with new music by Jim Jarmusch and Carter Logan’s band SQÜRL

'A meteor blazing through the world': tributes pour in for the influential film producer Jess Search

The co-founder of The Doc Society and the architect behind numerous films by visual artists was diagnosed with a brain tumour in July

Museum of Modern Art acquires more than 200 works by experimental film-maker Ken Jacobs

The museum has also restored Jacobs’s first film, “Orchard Street” (1955), which will be displayed in a gallery in November

Kenneth Anger, creator of visionary and transgressive films, has died, aged 96

The film-maker and moving image artist was best known for his boundary-pushing (and, according to some, blasphemous) 1963 film “Scorpio Rising”


What happens if you cross breast milk with celluloid? Enter the weird world of handmade film

A new season of experimental cinema has opened at the Barbican showing works made by drawing, painting, scratching and otherwise messing about with the surface of film

Champion of the ‘free radicals’: Interview with Pip Chodorov

After introducing film to Fiac and battling to get fair prices for film-makers’ works, Pip Chodorov made his own history of experimental cinema—and now he is celebrating the work of a pioneering artist in a forthcoming Serpentine Gallery show.