The 8th annual Melbourne Underground Film Festival is screening the films Susan for Now by Robin Franzi and a film by Kenta McGrath; plus more great films.
Underground film scholar Jack Sargeant says his classic text on the Cinema of Transgression movement, Deathtripping, is coming out with a new edition.
The 14th annual Chicago Underground Film Festival will be screening film Random Lunacy, plus films by Usama Alshaibi, Andrew Semans, James Fotopoulos and more.
Here’s a list of links to videos from the Cinema of Transgression movement, plus I’ve reprinted their manifesto from leader Nick Zedd.
Watch the short film “A Suicide” by Richard Klemann, which was one of the pioneering films of the Cinema of Transgression movement in NYC in the ’80s.
Though not entirely comprehensive, Phil Hall’s Encyclopedia of Underground Movies is still loaded with great information and is a fun read.
Ecstasy in Entropy is the first film I’ve seen by Nick Zedd, founder of the Cinema of Transgression, and it’s an intriguingly sexy, violent underground film.