Anthology Film Archives presents restored versions of Robert Downey Sr.’s earliest films, like Babo 73 and Chafed Elbows. Downey was inspired by Jonas Mekas.
Underground film historian P. Adams Sitney, who wrote Visionary Film, is giving a lecture and showing films at Ed Halter’s Light Industry.
After 15 years and a couple of leadership changes, the current folks in charge of the New York Underground Film Festival are calling it quits.
Ed Halter and Thomas Beard have a new space in Brooklyn dedicated to film and video art called Light Industry. The opening event will include work by Kurt Kren.
Live in NYC? Then don’t miss this talk between Jeff Krulik, the master documentarian behind Heavy Metal Parking Lot, and underground film historian Ed Halter.
Ed Halter lists his favorite underground films of 2007, including the work of filmmakers Jim Finn, Sadie Benning, Oliver Laric, Shana Moulton and more.
If you live in NYC, you can go bug Ed Halter, former director of the New York Underground Film Festival, when he speaks on a panel at the Alliance Francais.
Here is the underground film lineup for Cinematexas as curated by Ed Halter, which features work by Stephanie Barber, Mary Ellen Bute, Nida Sinnokot and more.
Ed Halter, the former head of the New York Underground Film Festival, will guest curate Cinematexas and will feature work by Luther Price and Eddo Stern.
Are underground film festivals even worth submitting your film to? Some people, like Ed Halter, think there are just too many film festivals to choose from.