"Brakhage's profiles of eight avant-garde filmmakers have a conversational, relaxed flow. ... His personal insight into their lives deepens his understanding of their aims and techniques."
-- Publishers Weekly
"Intelligent, warm and often highly personal tributes to eight of his fellow filmmakers... Recommended."
-- Classic Images
"A fascinating collection of essays that do not depend upon, but can only be enhanced by, readers' knowledge of avant-garde film."
-- Columbus Dispatch
"A basic book in the canon of experimental cinema."
-- Film Quarterly
-- Midwest Book Review
-- American Cinematographer
"An indispensable book in the study of film art."
-- Small Press Magazine