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Ian Bourn
A Kind of Self Portrait

Michael Mazière
Michael Mazière has made 19 films since 1977. He has exhibited his film internationally and written on numerous publications. He is currently the director of the Lux Centre in London, which was recently formed from the merger of the LFMC and the LEA

Thinking about experimental film and video
A. L. Rees' recent book on the history of experimental film and video is one of the rare attempts to get to grips with a intriguing aspect of cinema. Interview by Mel Taylor

Peter Gidal
Peter Gidal attempts to recall how he started making films and why, what his intentions were and how his politics and aesthetics developed

Flashback from a partisan filmmaker
"It is dangerous to step out of line - and lethal not to." A double-take by Lis Rhodes

"Temenos" and Other Places
Nina Danino's new film has been recently screened at the Edinburgh Film Festival, here she gives an overview of her films, themes and current practice

Four Corners 1972-1985
Last year Four Corners – a unique filmmaking resource based in the East End of London for over 20 years – celebrated its 25th anniversary and the renewal of its equipment base with a substantial Lottery award. Carla Mitchell finds inspiration from the history of the early years, and the groundbreaking work of its founders

Lifting Traces
William Raban reflects on expanded cinema in the 1970s and relates it to his contemporary practice

A little bit of then
Born in 1939 in New York City, Dwoskin has been a film director and producer since 1959. In London, he was one of the early organisers of the LFMC. By Stephen Dwoskin

Picture Planes
David Parsons makes a personal recollection of 1970s avant-garde filmmaking and discusses his own work of that period

From the circus to the office
The days of the London Film Underground 1966-70. As a new Underground emerges out of the last twenty years of stagnation and compromise, radical filmmakers must learn the lessons of the sixties. By Duncan Reekie (The Exploding Cinema)