The 8th annual Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival, aka FLEX Fest, is a curated event featuring the work of Su Friedrich, Steve Reinke and Sam Green.
From 1986 to 1996, the American Film Institute gave out the Maya Deren award to underground film artists like Kenneth Anger and Shirley Clarke.
Oct. 8: L.A. Filmforum will screen Yvonne Rainer’s 1974 feature Film About a Woman Who… for the second installment of their Rainer retrospective.
Oct. 4: L.A. Filmforum presents their first night of a retrospective of the films of Yvonne Rainer featuring four classic short films and one newer one.
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 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.