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The Twelve Days of Tav-Mas! - Tav Falco - Day Eleven Tav Falco on making movies. It's part eleven of our bumper bunch of five.

The Twelve Days of Tav-Mas! - Tav Falco - Day Eleven

Tav Falco on making movies. It's part eleven of our bumper bunch of five.

by OL House Writer,
first published: January, 2023

approximate reading time: minutes

In those flickering Parisian cinemas, I soon fell under the spell of Expressionist film

The inimitable Tav Falco has lead the unapproachable Panther Burns since the 1970s. The ditch-diggers of American music, idiosyncratic and effervescent, purveyors of arcane wisdom, Panther Burns have howled their way from Memphis out around the globe through those six decades bewitching, beguiling and sometimes bemusing fans of the blues, old soul and good old rock’n’roll. We’ve checked in with Tav often along the way. We even had a previous Christmas sojourn back in 2016. So of course we were going to ask Tav to join in with our December wide “Bunch of Five” project. Mr Falco went above and beyond and provided us with a mighty missive detailing his recent move out East and laying out his five great things… We’ve split it into 12 parts and we’re sharing it one day at a time to see everybody through into the New Year. It’s the twelve days of Tav-mas! This is part eleven… If you’re just joining us you can go right back to the start here ⇒

After my courtes métrages were taken into the permanent collection of La Cinémathèque Française, I was given free admission to CF screenings. In those flickering Parisian cinemas, I soon fell under the spell of Expressionist film. This fascination I brought with me to Vienna where I spent countless hours at the Albertina Film Museum until I had seen virtually all titles in the canon both known and those obscure. 
 
Urbania DescendingOn the set of The Urania Trilogy, Baden Casino 2020

 

Out of this incubation, came Part I of my feature, The Urania Trilogy of intrigue films. Now we have completed filming Parts II & III. 

The INCARNATION Of SUBVERSION 

   The INSOLENCE Of DECEPTION 

      The EXULTATION Of REVENGE

Trailer for Part I: Urania Descending.


Essential Tav Falco's 12 Days of Christmas Info
When Tav Falco, a long time friend of Outsideleft, sent over his Bunch of Fives, it was a bumper collection, requiring an alternative plan and that is Tav Falco's 12 Days of Christmas. Of the many great, great Christmas things Tav has shared with us over the years, this is the most ambitious and the greatest yet.

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