Robert Frank : Film Works

Robert Frank Film Works is dedicated to the photographer and filmmaker’s film and video work over nearly four decades

Published by Steidl and available for pre-order now, the boxed set contains the book Frank Films, the booklets Me & My Brother and Pull My Daisy, and eight DVDs (four in PAL format and four in NTSC format), all presented in a custom-made wooden case.

The legendary photographer’s book The Americans is widely regarded as the most important post-war American photography book. It was this publication that made Frank well known as a photographer towards the end of the 1950s, although he then immersed himself in film work for many years.

4110629441_e9fae9996e_bIn 2015, Laura Israel’s portrait of the photographer and filmmaker was first screened in the United States. Robert Frank – Don’t Blink is friend and collaborator Israel’s like-minded look at Frank who, now aged in his 90s, remains one of the greatest living visual artists.

Trailer: ‘Don’t Blink — Robert Frank’ from The Playlist on Vimeo.

Above picture of Robert Frank copyright © Tony Fischer, via Flickr (cropped) [Creative Commons CC By 2.0]