Thanks Andy. A very imaginative piece. 

> On Mar 15, 2016, at 3:19 PM, Andy Ditzler <a...@andyditzler.com> wrote:
> 
> A most astonishing empty-street film is James Nares' "Pendulum," filmed near 
> the corner of Staple and Jay Streets in NYC, 1976. The occasional person or 
> car is glimsped on the street as the titular pendulum swings to and fro, but 
> for the most part the surprising emptiness of the Manhattan streets is 
> crucial to the film's magical atmosphere. 
> 
> A pixleated excerpt, minus the section where the camera is attached to the 
> pendulum, is here:
> http://www.nytimes.com/video/t-magazine/100000001274396/pendulum.html 
> <http://www.nytimes.com/video/t-magazine/100000001274396/pendulum.html>
> 
> Andy Ditzler
> 
> 
> 
> Andy Ditzler
> Founder and curator, Film Love: www.filmlove.org <http://www.filmlove.org/>
> Co-founder, John Q collective: www.johnq.org <http://www.johnq.org/>
> 
> 
> 
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 5:43 PM, Gene Youngblood <ato...@comcast.net 
> <mailto:ato...@comcast.net>> wrote:
> Friends, in the last couple of weeks you have generously assisted me in 
> finding films with certain content, like shadows, swings, and 360-degree 
> camera moves. They’re for two presentations I’m giving in San Francisco late 
> April, which I’ll tell you more about as the time approaches. Meanwhile, I 
> need two more:
> 
> 1. Empty city streets. “The World, Flesh, and the Devil” is an example, New 
> York without people.
> 
> 2. In Woody Allen’s “Annie Hall” subtitles tell us what he and Diane Keaton 
> are really thinking as they talk with one another. I’m drawing a blank on 
> another, more recent, film with well known actors that has a similar scene. 
> My recollection is that it’s not necessarily intended to be humorous, but I 
> could be wrong about that. Any ideas about this or any film in which the 
> technique is used? It has to be text on screen, not voice-over “inner 
> monologue,” which text represents in these instances.
> 
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