1964, 23 minutes, 16mm. With Jack Smith, Mario Montez, Gerard Malanga.
"One of the underground's best and most influential films." –Peter Gidal
1921, 3 minutes.
"Its content is essentially rhythm, the formal vocabulary is elemental geometry, and the structural principle is counterpoint of contrasting opposites." –Standish Lawder
ZWEIGROSCHENZAUBER / TWO PENNY MAGIC (1929, 2 minutes)
ALLES DREHT SICH, ALLES BEWEGT SICH / EVERYTHING REVOLVES, EVERYTHING TURNS (1929, 9 minutes)
1968, 36 minutes. Newly preserved print! Preservation supported by the National Film Preservation Foundation.
Based in part on the Tibetan Mandala of the Five Dhyani Buddhas/a journey toward the center of pure consciousness (Dharma-Dhatu Wisdom)/space and motion generated rather than illustrated/time-color.
"In essence there are only three flicker films of importance, ARNULF RAINER, THE FLICKER, and N:O:T:H:I:N:G… In terms of the subject we have discussed here, it is Sharits' N:O:T:H:I:N:G that opens the field for the structural film with a flicker base." –P. Adams Sitney
1969, 12 minutes. Newly preserved print!
Starring poet David Franks whose voice appears on soundtrack/an uncutting and unscratching mandala.
"Merges violence with purity." –P. Adams Sitney
"Surrealist tour de force." –Parker Tyler
Added by Josh Carr on May 8, 2007