Kenneth Anger Movies List

Kenneth Anger
Kenneth Anger
Santa Monica, California, USA

Director Kenneth Anger Filmography

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FLicKeR ( English )
Artist: Brion Gysin , Kenneth Anger , Marianne Faithfull , Richard Metzger , Iggy Pop
Director: Nik Sheehan
Release date: 14-07-2009
Magick Lantern Cycle
Magick Lantern Cycle ( English )
Director: Kenneth Anger
Release date: 25-05-2009
Disinfo.Con ( English )
Artist: Kenneth Anger , Joe Coleman , Adam Parfrey , Kembra Pfahler , Mark Pesce
Release date: 20-02-2007
Hedy Lamarr: Secrets of a Hollywood Star
Artist: Hedy Lamarr , Jan-Christopher Horak , Lupita Tovar , Hans Janitschek , Marvin Paige
Director: Donatello Dubini , Fosco Dubini , Barbara Obermaier
Release date: 21-01-2006
Mouse Heaven
Mouse Heaven ( English )
Director: Kenneth Anger
Release Year: 2004
The Man We Want to Hang
Artist: Aleister Crowley
Director: Kenneth Anger
Release date: 07-09-2002
Darryl F. Zanuck: 20th Century Filmmaker
Artist: Kenneth Anger , David Brown , Red Buttons , Darrilyn Zanuck DePineda , Alice Faye
Director: Kevin Burns
Release date: 03-09-1995
Lucifer Rising
Lucifer Rising ( English )
Artist: Kenneth Anger , Bobby Beausoleil , Donald Cammell , Marianne Faithfull , Myriam Gibril
Director: Kenneth Anger
Music Director: Bobby Beausoleil
Release Year: 1972
Kustom Kar Kommandos
Kustom Kar Kommandos ( English )
Director: Kenneth Anger
Release Year: 1970
Invocation of My Demon Brother
Artist: Kenneth Anger , Bobby Beausoleil , Bill Beutel , Mick Jagger , Lenore Kandel
Director: Kenneth Anger
Music Director: Mick Jagger
Release Year: 1969
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Kenneth Anger Biography

Kenneth Anger (born Kenneth Wilbur Anglemeyer; February 3, 1927) is an American underground experimental filmmaker, actor and author. Working exclusively in short films, he has produced almost forty works since 1937, nine of which in particular have been grouped together as the "Magick Lantern Cycle," and form the basis of Anger's reputation as one of the most influential independent filmmakers in cinema history. His films variously merge surrealism with homoeroticism and the occult, and have been described as containing "elements of erotica, documentary, psychodrama, and spectacle." Anger himself has been described as "one of America's first openly gay filmmakers, and certainly the first whose work addressed homosexuality in an undisguised, self-implicating manner," and his "role in rendering gay culture visible within American cinema, commercial or otherwise, is impossible to overestimate." Some of his particularly homoerotic works, such as Fireworks (1947) and Scorpio Rising (1964), were produced prior to the legalisation of homosexuality in the United States. He has also focused upon occult themes in many of his films, being fascinated by the notorious English occultist Aleister Crowley, and is a follower of Crowley's religion, Thelema. This influence is evident from films like Inauguration of the Pleasure Dome (1954), Invocation of My Demon Brother (1969) and Lucifer Rising (1972). Anger has described filmmakers such as Auguste and Louis Lumière and Georges Méliès as influences, and has been cited as an important influence on later film directors like Martin Scorsese, David Lynch and John Waters.He has also been described as having "a profound impact on the work of many other filmmakers and artists, as well as on music video as an emergent art form using dream sequence, dance, fantasy, and narrative." During the 1960s and 70s he associated and worked with a number of different figures in popular culture and the occult, including Church of Satan founder Anton LaVey, sexologist Alfred Kinsey, artist Jean Cocteau, playwright Tennessee Williams and musicians Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Jimmy Page and Marianne Faithfull. He is also the author of the controversial best seller Hollywood Babylon (1959) and its sequel Hollywood Babylon II (1986), in which he claims to expose many of the rumours and secrets of Hollywood celebrities. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kenneth Anger, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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