Marinetti is Albie Thoms’ first feature film, a tribute to the Italian futurist poet. This glorious assault on the senses is also a record of the avant-garde art circles and alternative society groups in Sydney in the late 1960s.
Preceded by a compilation of experimental shorts made by members of UBU, Australia’s first consciously avant-garde filmmaking group (1967-69, 21 mins).
Boobs a Lot (1968) is a montage by Aggy Read; David Perry (1968) is a 'synthetic documentary'; A Sketch of Abigayl's Belly (1968) is a 'poetic diary film by David Perry; Talahassie Lassie (1967) is an early low-budget rock clip by Garry Shead; images of The Lovers (1967) in the surf are undercut by Garry Shead with 'found' footage in negative; David Perry's Album (1970) is a montage on the theme of his family album.
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