2012 NFPF Avant-Garde Masters Grants Announced + Screenings
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.
Museum Of The Moving Image: From Contemplation To Chaos
Jan. 29: Meditative contemplation gives way to barbaric chaos in this selection of classic avant-garde films by Tom Palazzolo and more.
L.A. Filmforum: Treasures From American Film Archives IV Selections
L.A. Filmforum is screening six underground film classics from the Treasures From American Film Archives IV DVD. See films by Ron Rice, Marie Menken and more.
Underground Film Yearbook: 1978
Notable underground film events of 1978 were the beginning of the No Wave movement, Amos Poe directing The Foreigner and the launch of Glenn O’Brien’s TV Party.
Underground Film Yearbook: 1976
Notable underground film events of 1976 were the publication of A History of American Avant-Garde Cinema and the production of Jonas Mekas’ Lost, Lost, Lost.
Underground Film Yearbook: 1973
Notable underground film events for 1973 were a widespread appreciation for Stan Brakhage developed; Alejandro Jodorowsky made The Holy Mountain and more.
Underground Film Yearbook: 1971
Some notable underground film events in 1971 were Jonas Mekas ending his Movie Journal column, Willard Maas passing away and the first festival was held.
2006 PDX Film Festival: April 26-30
Peripheral Produce, the underground film distributor out of Portland, is holding its annual festival and will screen films by Martha Colburn and more.