Canyon Cinema Cooperative: Catalogue Number One
In December 1966, the Canyon Cinema Cooperative in San Francisco, California published their first Catalogue of experimental and avant-garde films to rent. This was four years after the Film-Makers’ Cooperative had begun distributing underground films in New York City. Canyon first listed films to rent in the November ’66 edition of their News newsletter, then
Experimental Film Coalition: The Monthly Screenings
This is Part Two in a series about Chicago’s Experimental Film Coalition; and covers their screening series. Formed in 1983, the Experimental Film Coalition started holding regular monthly screenings starting in 1984. The screenings brought to Chicago the work of independent, experimental filmmakers across the country, as well as screening local work.
1965: Underground Cinema, Film Poets May Be Pulling Viewers’ Limbs
From the San Rafael Daily Independent Journal, November 25, 1965 Film Review by John F. Kearney Nearly every seat was taken five minutes before the start of the movie. By the time the wall lights in the Gate Theater, Sausalito, were dimmed, a middle-aged couple had squeezed into the last remaining space, a few feet
Underground Film Screening: Austin, September 23, 1966
From the Austin Daily Texan, September 22, 1966 Film-Makers’ Co-Op Shows ‘The Wild One’ The Gulf Coast Film-Makers’ Co-Op, an off campus student organization, will inaugurate its Film Factory at 8 p.m., Friday. Founded to encourage student film-making, Film-Makers’ Co-Op is a result of interest among university students for a place to show and make
2012 Ann Arbor Film Festival: Official Lineup
The 50th anniversary of the Ann Arbor Film Festival includes a major retrospective of Bruce Baillie, a Craig Baldwin lecture, and tons of films by George Kuchar, Jodie Mack and more.
2012 Ann Arbor Film Festival: Special Programs
With the Ann Arbor Film Festival holding its 50th anniversary in 2012 on March 24 to April 1, the fest has already lined up a fantastic set of special programs to celebrate.
Robert Nelson, R.I.P.
West coast based underground filmmaker Robert Nelson, who was diagnosed with terminal cancer within the past year, passed away this week. He was 81 years old.
2011 FLEX Fest: Official Lineup
The 7th Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival is showing great films by Vanessa Renwick, Georg Koszulinski, Martha Colburn and more.
Museum of the Moving Image: The Cross Revolves at Sunset
Jan. 23: The Academy Film Archive’s Mark Toscano presents a night of restored masterworks and rarities inspired by The Maltese Cross Movement.
Anthology Film Archives’ Essential Cinema Repertory Collection
Here’s the list of all 330 films included in the Anthology Film Archives’ Essential Cinema repertory collection that was founded in 1970.