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The Act of seeing with One’s Own Eyes
Stan Brakhage

1971 / USA / 32’
OCT 25 / 6.45 pm, Culturgest – Small Aud.

Print restored by the Academy Film Archive with support from The Film Foundation

Part Three of the Pittsburgh Documents. “In the fall of 1971 I began photographing in the Allegheny Coroner’s Office. I was to be permitted to photograph Autopsy – a term which comes from the Greek meaning: «The act of seeing with one’s own eyes».” Stan Brakhage
“It is a place wherein life is cherished, for no one of us may die without knowing exactly why.” Hollis Frampton