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Bill Morrison

United States / Website

Biography

Bill Morrison’s work typically re-purposes archival film footage, which is then edited to the work of contemporary composers. “Decasia” (67 min, 2002), a collaboration with composer Michael Gordon, was selected to the US Library of Congress’ 2013 National Film Registry. “The Great Flood” (78 min, 2013), a collaboration with guitarist / composer Bill Frisell, won the Smithsonian Ingenuity Award of 2014 for historical scholarship.


Filmography:
Back to the Soil (2014, 18 min, B/W, HD)
Beyond Zero: 1914-1918 (2014, 40 min, B/W & color, HD)
All Vows (2013, 10 min, B/W & color, HD)
The Great Flood (2013, 78 min, B/W, HD)
Re:Awakenings (2013, 18 min, B/W & color, HD)
Just Ancient Loops (2012, 26 min, B/W & color, HD)
Tributes - Pulse (2011, 65 min, B/W & color, HD)
The Miners' Hymns (2011, 52 min, B/W & color, HD)
Spark of Being (2010, 68 min, B/W & color, DVD)
Release (2010, 13 min, B/W, HD)
Every Stop On The F Train (2008, 5 min, color, DVD)
Dystopia (2008, 30 min, B/W & color, DVD)
Fuel (2007, 25 min, color, DVD)
Who By Water (2007, 18 min, B/W. DVD)
Porch (2006, 9 min, color, DVD)
The Highwater Trilogy (2006, 31 min, B/W, 35mm)
Outerborough (2005, 8 min, B/W, 35mm)
Gotham (2004, 25 min, B/W & color, DVD)
Light Is Calling (2004, 8 min, color, 35mm)
The Mesmerist (2003, 16 min, color, 35mm)
East River (2003, 5 min, color, DVD)
Decasia (2002, 67 min, B/W, 35mm)
Trinity (2000, 12 min, B/W, 35mm)
Ghost Trip (2000, 23 min, B/W, 35mm)
City Walk (1999, 6 min, B/W, 16mm)
The Film of Her (1996, 12 min, B/W, 35mm)
Nemo (1995, 6 min, B/W, 16mm)
The Death Train (1993, 17 min, B/W, 16mm)
Footprints (1992, 6 min, B/W & color,16mm)

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The Great Flood

The Great Flood (Orig.) / 2013 / United States / 78 min

The Great Flood is a film-music collaboration by Bill Morrison and Bill Frisell based on, and inspired by, the catastrophic Mississippi River Flood of 1927 and the ensuing transformation of American society.

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