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Why Man Creates

Directed by Saul Bass
United States, 1968
Documentary, Animation, Short, Comedy, History

Synopsis

The distillation of narrative passages into stark, metaphorical, or sometimes blazingly simple iconography is everywhere in Why Man Creates, the short financed by Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation, and for which Bass won an Oscar.

Synopsis

The distillation of narrative passages into stark, metaphorical, or sometimes blazingly simple iconography is everywhere in Why Man Creates, the short financed by Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corporation, and for which Bass won an Oscar.

Why Man CreatesDirected bySaul Bass

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Awards & Festivals

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Academy Awards
1969 | Winner: Best Documentary, Short Subjects
National Film Preservation Board
2002 | Winner: National Film Registry

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