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ut the 40 Wutt Club (known more for

its duncing hordes of locul cluh-goers

thon for quiet eurly-evening audiences) neorly 200 people sut putiently

ond expectuntly on the floor. With one

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omateur ond collective style of presentution.


collec{irre ol local

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filmmahrs, emphasizing the re-inrrention o[ cine-

hcrhning back to the euly duys o[ filn. Flicker represents

a return to o rupt luscinalion with the

uique Erulities ol filn ond

on snrberunt explorution of the posihilities of the medium itsell.

$lith a pnlerence lor film over video comes o gesttue ol preservution, designed to seize the endongered medium o[ Super 8 from enwoachiug oblivion.

Ft tcrcn HAs N0 AESTHETIc pLATFoRM; IIowEITER, IN THE MIDsr

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dirrenity u consistent stylistic threod connects many ol its films. A certoin roughness ol uesthetic presentction is a volued ospect of the

Iilms, since excessive polish might destroy the immediacy of the visuol edge. The rsw ond groiny quality ol the lilm stock contrihutes to the magicul, primilirre, und photographic quclity ol Super

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to mqke lilms ol s$listic intensity quicHy und on u low budget.


oroidonce of sound, und the obsence ol o script. Between the unbridled seatirre energy of locol crtists und the guidelines lormulated in llerbut's cluss orose an ineffoble aesthelic that contin-

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muryof ihe filnsshonn atFlidreritueeyeuslctu.


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The Best of Flicker, Athens, Georgia