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Artaud : Practical Approaches to a Theatre of Cruelty / Pumpkin TV (Firm).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorPumpkin TV (Firm)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©2010.
Description1 streaming video file (23 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Variant title Practical Approaches to a Theatre of Cruelty
Contents Artaud (3:38) -- Artaud's Perspective (1:52) -- Surrealism (2:23) -- Manifesto (4:10) -- Ritual Influences (2:08) -- Perception of Time (2:19) -- Artaud's Hospitalization (2:14) -- Artaud's Final Works (1:29) -- "To Have Done With the Judgment of God" (3:00)
Abstract This program is designed to enable students and teachers to put the ideas of the theater practitioner, Artaud, into practice and bridge the gap between theory books and performance. It explores the life and ideas of Artaud in a 25 minute biography that looks at how the two are meshed and merged to create the work known as "Theater of Cruelty". Shown alongside excerpts from Artaud's writing, the program illuminates the link between theory and practice. Examples of top band student work included will engage and inspire students and will provide teachers with a clear example of the standard of work to which students can aspire. Also included are over 100 clips of companies devising and performing pieces of Artaud influenced theater.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 25, 2014.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 9 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Pumpkin TV (Firm), 2010.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number58587 Films Media Group

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