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.
Cinema of Transgression
Watch Streaming Films By Cinema of Transgression:
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.
Feb. 7: Microscope Gallery in Brooklyn, NY hosts a second night of short films by Nick Zedd, including the 1987 classic Police State.
Jan. 25: New screening and art space Microscope Gallery presents Nick Zedd in person to show several of his most controversial movies.
Watch a classic interview from 1986 conducted by Cassandra Stark with Richard Kern, two stars of the Cinema of Transgression movement.
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.
Watch “The Foreigner,” a disturbingly transgressive short film by Usama Alshaibi about a group of girls sexually abusing a foreign man for fun.
Incarnation is the second DVD compilation put out by Montreal’s avant-garde screening series Cinema Abattoir, which is run by Pierre-Luc Vaillancourt.
Read an exclusive interview with Jack Sargeant, author of Deathtripping, as he begins his new job as the new Revelation Film festival director.
Nick Zedd was supposed to attended a Cinema of Transgression screening organized by Cinema Abattoir, but he was detained at the border and deported.