I don’t know who made the trailer for the inaugural Migrating Forms experimental film festival, but it’s sheer hallucinatory genius.
The first Migrating Forms film festival includes underground films by Owen Land, Barbara Hammer, Bradley Eros, Jim Finn, Shana Moulton and Stephanie Barber.
The Migrating Forms film festival has leaked a few titles from their inaugural event, including Owen Land’s Dialogues and Michael Gitlin’s The Earth Is Young.
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.
Notable underground film events of 1975 were the formation of Berks Filmmakers, the debut of the Rocky Horror Picture Show and Amos Poe making Night Lunch.
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 film events for 1973 were a widespread appreciation for Stan Brakhage developed; Alejandro Jodorowsky made The Holy Mountain and more.
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 last ever New York Underground Film Festival is screening films by James Fotopoulos, Jeff Krulik, Jim Finn, Martha Colburn, Josh Koury and more.