Maya Deren: Cat Woman [Artinfo]

by jhoberman.

Maya Deren’s “Meshes of the Afternoon”, shot 70 years ago this May in and around a bungalow north of Sunset Boulevard in the Hollywood Hills, is the American avant-garde movie most often screened in American film classes, which is why it has been visually quoted, consciously or not, by everyone from Madonna to David Lynch. Read more…