The National Film Preservation Foundation and The Film Foundation have awarded their annual Avant-Garde Masters Grants for 2012, which will save films by Mike Kuchar, Ian Hugo, Jud Yalkut and more.
The 2012 Brakhage Center Symposium has been programmed by curator Kathy Geritz and will examine the concept of experimental narrative over three days of screenings and lectures on March 16-18.
The 50th anniversary of the Ann Arbor Film Festival includes a major retrospective of Bruce Baillie, a Craig Baldwin lecture, and tons of films by George Kuchar, Jodie Mack and more.
The “In Memoriam” segment of the 84th Academy Awards last night included a brief tribute to underground filmmaker George Kuchar, who passed away on Sept. 6, 2011.
George Kuchar’s 1977 short film I, an Actress has been accepted as one of twenty-five films into the 2011 National Film Registry.
Mike Everleth, editor of the Underground Film Journal, has recently returned to the American Film Institute to do more research work for AFI’s Catalog of Feature Films.
At the 2010 WNDX Film Festival, George Kuchar and Guy Maddin sat down for an epic chat about making movies.
In 1964, George Kuchar wrote a manifesto that both revered his beloved 8 mm. film format, but also historically announced his abandoning of it for 16mm.
George Kuchar, the underground filmmaking legend, has passed away from cancer. He was 69 years old and his impact on the movie world is incalculable.
The 6th annual WNDX will host a Joyce Wieland retrospective, a Guy Maddin installation, films by Clint Enns, George Kuchar and more.