Time Piece (1965), An Experimental Short Film by Jim Henson

November 18th, 2007

Jim Henson (yes, that Jim Henson) explores what it means to be trapped by time and machines.From the IMDB listing for “Time Piece”:

Dislocation in time, time signatures, time as a philosophical concept, and slavery to time are some of the themes touched upon in this nine-minute, experimental film, which was written, directed, and produced by Jim Henson-and starred Jim Henson! Screened for the first time at the Museum of Modern Art in May of 1965, Time Piece enjoyed an eighteen-month run at one Manhattan movie theater and was nominated for an Academy Award for outstanding short subject.”

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