The National Film Preservation Foundation has awarded their annual Avant-Garde Masters Grants, to films by Tommy Turner, Julie Murray and more to be preserved.
Watch Streaming Films By Richard Kern:
Red Spirit Lake is psychotronic filmmaker Charles Pinion’s second feature film, shot entirely on video in the early ’90s and featuring several superstars of the Cinema of Transgression movement, such as Richard Kern and Tessa Hughes-Freeland. The film — available on DVD from the filmmaker — is a wildly evolutionary step up from Pinion’s first
Watch the first music video ever produced for Sonic Youth, “Death Valley 69,” which is co-directed by Richard Kern, one of the leading figures of the Cinema of Transgression movement.
Feb. 18 & 19: This 2-day event features films by Cinema of Transgression leaders Nick Zedd and Richard Kern, plus a live performance by Lydia Lunch.
Watch a classic interview from 1986 conducted by Cassandra Stark with Richard Kern, two stars of the Cinema of Transgression movement.
I’ve uncovered the lineup of the first ever Chicago Underground Film Festival, held back in 1994 and which had a very transgressive bent.
The Lausanne Underground Film Festival is screening films by Alison Murray, Brian Lonano, Craig Baldwin, Jonas Mekas, Peter Whitehead, Richard Kern and more.
Underground film scholar Jack Sargeant says his classic text on the Cinema of Transgression movement, Deathtripping, is coming out with a new edition.