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Films By Jay Rosenblatt

Afraid So (Jay Rosenblatt, 2006)
Underneath a lot of anxiety is one's worst fear. Afraid So is about that anxiety. It is based on a poem where each line forms a question with the implied being ""Afraid so."" Impending doom permeates… Read more

Human Remains (Jay Rosenblatt, 1998)
Raking the ashes of the great dictators of the 20th century, San Francisco filmmaker and former psychotherapist Rosenblatt uncovers the brutal banality of their private fads and foibles, in simulated… Read more

King of the Jews (Jay Rosenblatt, 2000)
Meticulously constructed from religious films, old Hollywood footage and home movies, Rosenblatt exposes his own (and cinemas) troubled relationship with Jesus Christ, in examining the source of anti… Read more

Phantom Limb (Jay Rosenblatt, )
The death of his brother triggers Jay Rosenblatt's poetic series of chapters that explore the various stages of grief. This powerful film reminds us that while grief is painful and isolating, it is, … Read more

Short of Breath (Jay Rosenblatt, 1990)
Sequences from TV shows, operating theatres and old movie are combined and altered to create new narratives. Cinema of the absurd skillfully crafted from found footage. (S.C.) ... Read more

The Smell of Burning Ants (Jay Rosenblatt, 1994)
In its studied, graceful and strangely sinister slow motion manipulation of actuality footage, this homage to boyhood cruelty and violence evokes both lean Genet and Eadweard Muybridge. It works as a… Read more

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