An Introduction to the American Underground Film, the seminal book on avant-garde and experimental film history written by Sheldon Renan in 1967, is now available for free download at Archive.org. Anybody who is even slightly interested in underground film history needs to download this important book. Renan’s book has been long out of print and […]
Ken Jacobs, the legendary experimental filmmaker who has made classics such as Little Stabs at Happiness is 78 today.
Jack Smith’s Flaming Creatures features very innocent groping and nudity, but was one of the most notorious films of the early ’60s.
Montreal’s Festival du Nouveau Cinema is hosting the FNC Lab with films by Marie Losier, Chick Strand, Guy Maddin, Christina Battle and more.
From 1986 to 1996, the American Film Institute gave out the Maya Deren award to underground film artists like Kenneth Anger and Shirley Clarke.
The lineup for the Lausanne Underground Film Festival is a staggering one with films by Kerry Laitala, Bill Plympton, Jack Smith, Ken Jacobs and more.
Oct. 12: At the downtown REDCAT theater, Ken Jacobs will present a live cinema performance of Into the Depths of the Even Greater Depression.
The 21st annual Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival is a five-day event of great films, including ones by Ken Jacobs, Kerry Laitala and more.
Montreal’s Cinema Abattoir is offering up a night of disjointed, sexy fun on Thursday, Dec. 11 at 9:00 p.m. with a back-to-back screening event. First up, is the part: Rip in Pieces USA, directed by Dominic Gagnon.
Kill Your Timid Notion is a festival of underground film and performances, including work by Ken Jacobs, Kurt Kren, Andrew Lampert, Hollis Frampton and more.