Jack Smith’s Flaming Creatures features very innocent groping and nudity, but was one of the most notorious films of the early ’60s.
Nov. 9: Village Voice film critic J. Hoberman will screen and lecture about Jack Smith’s legendary underground classic, Flaming Creatures.
Oct. 30: To celebrate his 60th anniversary of living in NYC, influential filmmaker Jonas Mekas will screen a selection of diary videos, 1970-2003.
Jack Smith and the Destruction of Atlantis by Mary Jordan sheds some much needed light on the obscure and obtuse filmmaker and artist.
Why isn’t Jack Smith’s films available on DVD? Here’s the breakdown on why and the efforts of Penny Arcade and J. Hoberman to bring them to the masses.