Underground Film Journal

Harry Smith


Robert Beck Memorial Cinema: 1998 Screenings
This is Part Two in a series of articles on the Robert Beck Memorial Cinema (RBMC). As detailed in Part One, the RBMC was an experimental film screening series in New York City, started by filmmaker Brian L. Frye. Frye programmed the first screening on May 12, 1998 at the Collective Unconscious theater space. The
Naked Lens: Beat Cinema
Naked Lens, Jack Sargeant’s take on how the Beat literary movement influenced underground film, happily veers off the well-trodden film history path.