UNDERGROUND

FILMS, POEMS / PROSE, INTERMEDIA FILM CO-OP, IMAGE EXCHANGE, etc.

These excavations concern 1967 - 1972 underground film and poetry activities by Al Razutis in California, at Intermedia (Vancouver), and in other Vancouver, Canada locations. Due to the scarcity of recorded or remaining material (images), this archive is an in-progress work and is intended as a factual supplement to biographical material.


'UNDERGROUND' FILMS by Al Razutis:

Screened at underground cinemas in Davis, CA, Vancouver, BC Canada, toured and distributed

click enlarge - Al Razutis 1968  Intermedia Vancouver
click enlarge - Al Razutis 1972 studio Crescent Beach with optical printer and animation stand
AAEON: (page)
to image strips from AAEON

PROSE - POEMS & CATALOGS by Al Razutis:

PROSE POEM: 'ILIUM: EXPRESS' (1968-70, rev. '77)

PROSE POEM: 'THE BEAST' (1968-70, rev. '78)

INTERMEDIA POETRY READINGS (1969-70) - SAMPLE PAGE (.PDF ACROBAT FILE)

'EAST-WEST UNDERGROUNG FILMS' (1967-8 Screenings, California and Vancover, Canada)

INDEPENDENT and INTERMEDIA UNDERGROUNG FILM SCREENINGS (1968-70, Vancover, Pacific Northwest, US & Canada)

SCREENING POSTERS

click to enlarge Rimmer, Razutis, Rodan underground films poster

'INTERMEDIA FILM MARATHON' (1969)
Vancouver Art Gallery
-- POSTER (by Al Razutis and Ed Varney )

click to enlarge Rimmer, Razutis, Rodan underground films poster

'Rimmer - Razutis - Rodan' (1969)
9 Underground films
-- POSTER ( by Al Razutis )


INTERMEDIA FILM CO-OP - Vancouver, 1968-70:
Underground Film Distribution Co-Op (Co-founded by Al Razutis)

INTERMEDIA FILM CATALOG COVER & SAMPLE PAGE:

click for FILM CO-OP CATALOG COVER & SAMPLE PAGES ENLARGEMENT
click image to enlarge

> > Intermedia Film Co-Op Catalogue Cover - Supplement - Vancouver, 1970-71


IMAGE EXCHANGE - Vancouver, 1971-72:
Stock Footage Image Bank and Exchange
(Co-founded by Al Razutis and Gary Lee-Nova)


FILM EXCHANGE LOGO & COVER
by 'ART RAT' (Gary Lee-Nova):

click for IMAGE EXCHANGE COVER SHEET - GUIDELINES

click image for IMAGE EXCHANGE - GUIDELINES  

Historical texts as reference:

Vancouver years:

'Recovering Lost History: Vancouver Avant-Garde Cinema 1960-1969' (Al Razutis)


Al Razutis chronologies:
'Three Decades of Rage' .PDF (Mike Hoolboom)


Post 1972 Studio > Studio Photo Archives from the 70's / 80's


>> Film - Video Archives from the 60's / 70's / 80's


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