Jane Brakhage Biography, Age, Family, Education, Net Worth, Movies & More

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Jane Wodening (born Mary Jane Collom, and formerly known as Jane Brakhage) is an American writer and the first wife of filmmaker Stan Brakhage. The birth of their first child is the subject of the 1959 experimental short film Window Water Baby Moving. Wodening married Stan Brakhage in 1957 and is credited with creating scrapbooks for the Brakhage family during what is recognized as the filmmaker’s most significant period of creation from the late 1950s to the mid 1960s. The couple separated in 1987.

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Jane Brakhage

Jane Brakhage Biography / Wiki

NameJane Brakhage
Also KnowJane Wodening, Mary Jane Collom
GenderFemale
Known ForActing
Place of Birth Chicago, Illinois
Date of Birth
Age(as in 2023 Feb)0
Deathday

Jane Brakhage Acting Movies

Movie NameCharacterRelease DateOverview
Window Water Baby MovingSelf (uncredited)1959-08-02On a winter’s day, a woman stretches near a window then sits in a bathtub of water. She’s happy. Her lover is nearby; there are close ups of her face,…
Cat’s CradleSelf1959-01-01Images of two women, two men, and a gray cat form a montage of rapid bits of movement. A woman is in a bedroom, another wears an apron: they work with…
Wedlock House: An Intercourse1959-04-27We see a film negative of a nude couple embracing in bed. Then, back in regular black and white images, we see them alone and together, clothed, at ho…
Song 5Herself1964-03-20SONG 5: A childbirth song (the Songs are a cycle of silent color 8mm films by the American experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage produced from 1964 to …
The Stars Are BeautifulHerself1974-11-19We move back and forth between scenes of a family at home and thoughts about the stars and creation. Children hold chickens while an adult clips their…
Song 11964-03-20SONG 1: Portrait of a lady (the Songs are a cycle of silent color 8mm films by the American experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage produced from 1964 to…
Thigh Line Lyre TriangularHerself1961-11-07Birth footage of one of Brakhage’s children….
JaneHerself1985-01-01Someone said to me, of this film, that it was really about light; but Jane (who takes it as a portrait – i. e., sees herself in it) said: You gave m…
Thot-Fal’NHerself1978-06-27Thot-Fal’N is a typical piece of Stan Brakhage montage: 9 minutes of completely silent close-ups, shots blurred to incoherence, and occasional clips…
Jane BrakhageHerself1975-01-01“I picked up Stan and Jane Brakhage at the airport and drove them to San Francisco State College where Stan spoke about his films to the student body….
BrakhageHerself1998-09-17BRAKHAGE explores the depth and breadth of the filmmaker’s genius, the exquisite splendor of his films, his magic personal charm, his aesthetic fell…
Dog Star Man: Part I1963-03-18From a murky landscape, a wooded mountain emerges. We watch the sun. We see a bearded man climbing up the mountain through the snow. He carries an ax,…
Dog Star Man1965-02-22Experimental film following a cycle of seasons as well as the stretch of a single day as a man and his dog slowly ascend a mountain….
Prelude: Dog Star Man1962-04-15A creation myth realized in light, patterns, images superimposed, rapid cutting, and silence. A black screen, then streaks of light, then an explosion…
Dog Star Man: Part III1964-11-17Sexual intimacy. Three kinds of images race past, superimposed on each other sometimes: two bodies, a man and a woman’s, close up, nude – patches of s…
Dog Star Man: Part IV1964-11-17A man is supine on a mountain side. Images rush past of nature and a stained glass saint. An infant is born. We see a lactating nipple. Images include…
The Art of VisionWoman1965-05-20A deconstruction of Dog Star Man that takes the four rolls and shows them first combined, then each combination of three rolls, then each combination …
Sexual Meditation: Faun’s Room, YaleHerself1972-08-09This, the third of the Sexual Meditation Series, might also be seen as a triangular portrait of Julia and P. Adams Sitney and Jane Brakhage….
Tortured Dust1984-04-13The culmination of a series of autobiographical films that Brakhage made about his family (collectively known as The Book of Family), Tortured Dust wa…
Stan & Jane BrakhageSelf1981-03-31A poignant portrait of Stan and Jane Brakhage visiting Juarez….
As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of BeautySelf2000-11-05A compilation of over 30 years of private home movie footage shot by Lithuanian-American avant-garde director Jonas Mekas, assembled by Mekas “purely …
Birth of a NationSelf1997-08-06Filmmaker Jonas Mekas films 160 underground film people over four decades….
Sonic Youth: Koncertas Stan Brakhage Prisiminimui (April 12, 2003)Self (archive footage)2003-04-12Filmed April 12, 2003 at a benefit concert held at and for The Anthology Film Archives, the international center for the preservation, study, and exhi…
Diaries, Notes, and SketchesSelf1969-12-01An epic portrait of the New York avant-garde art scene of the 60s….

Jane Brakhage Directing Movies

Movie NameJobRelease DateOverview
Wedlock House: An IntercourseCo-Director1959-04-27We see a film negative of a nude couple embracing in bed. Then, back in regular black and white images, we see them alone and together, clothed, at ho…

Other Info

Movie NameJobRelease DateOverview
The Art of VisionAdditional Camera1965-05-20A deconstruction of Dog Star Man that takes the four rolls and shows them first combined, then each combination of three rolls, then each combination …

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