Notable underground film events of 1977 were John Waters directing Desperate Living and David Lynch making Eraserhead, plus Ric Shore’s brilliant Punking Out.
Notable underground film events of 1973 were P. Adams Sitney publishing Visionary Film, John Waters made Female Trouble and David Lynch directed The Amputee.
Notable underground films in 1972 were John Waters’ Pink Flamingos, Robert Downey Sr.’s Greaser’s Palace; plus Kenneth Anger published his own obituary.
The Sydney Underground Film Festival is screening Craig Baldwin’s Mock Up on Mu, Mike Davis’ Sex Galaxy, two short animations by Martha Colburn and more.
The Underground Film Journal’s companion site, the Underground Film Guide, reached its first milestone today: Its 50th filmmaker and 50th film, John Waters’ Pink Flamingos.
George and Mike Kuchar are having a four-night retrospective that will include films Grip of the Gorgon, Stranger in Apartment 9F, Cupid’s Infirmary and more.
Outrageous filmmaker John Water named Mike Kuchar’s underground film classic Sins of the Fleshapoids as one of his favorite movies.
Matthew Stawski has made an astonishing accomplishment in Hank’s Auto Repair: He’s actually made an incredibly clever little film.
The 2nd annual ATA Film & Video Festival screened some amazing films, including ones by Sylvia Schedelbauer, Sam Barnett and Guy Maddin.
Docurama has released on DVD the fantastic documentary Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea, which is narrated by John Waters.