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A. Watch at least one of the experimental films provided in the Chapter 3
- Entr’acte (René Clair, 1924)
- Un Chien Andalou (An Andalusian Dog) (Luis Bunuel and Salvador Dali, 1929)
- Meshes of the Afternoon (Maya Deren and Alexander Hammid, 1943)
- Cat’s Cradle (Stan Brakhage, 1959)
B. Comment on how it differs from a typical mainstream film, engaging with at least three of six of Fred Camper’s common qualities of an experimental film discussed in Chapter 3. Make sure to include specific details from and/or about the film to support your response.
C. Name a commercial film that you feel may have been highly influenced by the experimental film you watched and in what way.