June 11, 2014•4 min
Fifty years ago this summer, Andy Warhol's very long film -- featuring a great metropolitan icon -- was filmed in midtown Manhattan. WNYC's Sara Fishko has more in this Fishko Files... Very long films and very short ones protect us from the mundane middle. Check out an abbreviated (!) version of Warhol’s Empire, a lot of extremely brief movies, and Beethoven's shortest work, at the links below.
Watch 70 (very) short films from 70 directors from the 70th Venice Film Festival at this link. Here's one of the shorts, below.
Listen to Beethoven's shortest work, the Bagatelle Opus 119 number 10. It starts at 12:30 in this video, and ends very shortly after.
Music in this piece is from Milt Jackson, Early Modern. It features Jackson as well as other players.
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