Brian L. Frye programmed the first screening on May 12, 1998 at the Collective Unconscious theater space. The screening included the feature-length documentary Underground by Emile de Antonio about the left-wing militant group the Weather Underground
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The Ann Arbor Film Festival celebrates its 53rd edition on March 24-29 with a colossal selection of experimental films by Ben Russell, Jennifer Reeder and loads more.
The Library of Congress has added experimental films by Mary Ellen Bute, Peter Hutton, Larry Jordan and more to the National Film Registry.
Check out the list of films that screened at the 1946 Art in Cinema series, which mounted a major retrospective of underground film.
Watch a brief documentary on Mary Ellen Bute, one of experimental animation’s earliest pioneers who has been tragically overlooked in film history.
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.