Window Water Baby Moving

This 12 minute piece captures the birth of Jane and Stan Brakhage's first child (1959).

Window Water Baby Moving

Window Water Baby Moving

Perhaps the best known of Brakhage's films, Window Water Baby Moving captures the birth of Jane and Stan Brakhage's first child in a home delivery that paralleled the film's own resolutely independent, homemade form. As he recalled, We both knew that I could be most there if I were creating a film as she was giving birth.

US, color, sound, 12min, 1959

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