Flick Out; Grandmother, The
A film by David Lynch
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- Flick Out
- Grandmother, The
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- Series Description
Originally aired on May 22, 1968 as a four and a half hour marathon showcasing young filmmakers. Hosted by Standish Lawder, Yale University film professor, “Flick Out” gave viewers the chance to watch some of the most creative films being produced at that time. It included short documentaries, film essays, animated cartoons and full-length features that illuminated the art of film.
Beginning in July 1968, “Flickout” became a weekly half-hour series, produced by Henry Morgenthau, showing experimental films from both new, young filmmakers, and established craftsmen. Whenever possible Morgenthau interviews the filmmaker whose work is being shown. Series release date: 5/22/1968
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The Grandmother is an eerie journey into the mind of a young boy. Threatened by his parents, the boy creates a dream-figure - a powerful and deeply affectionate grandmother. The Grandmother was made by California filmmaker David Lynch.
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- Film and Television
- Morgenthau III, Henry (Series Producer)
- Chicago: “Flick Out; Grandmother, The,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 20, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF5A8FC0CDA54E7F9D220F032C94D336.
- MLA: “Flick Out; Grandmother, The.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 20, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF5A8FC0CDA54E7F9D220F032C94D336>.
- APA: Flick Out; Grandmother, The. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_BF5A8FC0CDA54E7F9D220F032C94D336