Is America A Good Place For Genius?

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"Why this particular footage from Fantasia (1940) and 9 1/2 Weeks (1986) works so well together I will never really know. The title is a quote from a Donald Barthelme short story called The Genius (1971). The quote seemed to unite the American imagery with The Doors' soundtrack in a meaningful way. I probably thought I was making a penetrating cultural critique with this video. Hell, maybe I was." - MD

This work is also discussed in an essay by Victoria Wynne-Jones, 2015. 

Credits: 

Megan Dunn