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  • Skyscraper

    Directed by Shirley Clarke and Willard Van Dyke • 1960 • United States

    Nominated for an Academy Award, this live-action short film by director Shirley Clarke playfully chronicles the construction of the Tishman Building at 666 Fifth Avenue in New York City. Clarke referred to this work as a musi...

  • Robert Frost: A Lover’s Quarrel with ...

    Directed by Shirley Clarke • 1963 • United States
    Starring Robert Frost

    Shirley Clarke’s Academy Award–winning documentary profiles the renowned poet Robert Frost as he reflects on his life, career, and philosophy of the world. Interspersing intimate moments with Frost at his Vermont home with f...

  • Butterfly

    Directed by Shirley Clarke • 1967 • United States

    This protest film was originally screened at the Week of Angry Arts Against the War in Vietnam, which director Shirley Clarke helped organize at New York University in 1967.