Legendary underground film distribution group the Film-Makers’ Cooperative is about to be evicted from its home in the Clocktower Gallery in NYC.
Here are some fantastic underground film posters made in England in the ’70s, with posters promoting the work of Andy Warhol, Kurt Kren, Stan Brakhage and more.
Visionary Film by P. Adams Sitney is still a must-read history of underground film even though it basically says that history petered out in the early 70s.
In the ’60s, Film Culture gave out one award per year to an underground filmmaker, such as Andy Warhol and Kenneth Anger. Here’s the full list of winners.
Back on Sept. 28, 1960, film diarist Jonas Mekas organized a meeting of the world’s best underground filmmakers to form the historic New American Cinema Group.
Sheldon Renan’s An Introduction to the American Underground Film, written in the ’60s, is an invaluable encyclopedic reference to the classics.
J. Hoberman and Jonathan Rosenbaum’s classic Midnight Movie is still an important must-read for fans of cult and underground films.