Thu Apr 16 2009
What it is
Celine Danhier's look at the transgressive, trashy and totally dynamic work made by a group of downtown directors in the 1970s—Nick Zedd, Richard Kern, Amos Poe, Jim Jarmusch—recaptures a time when cheap rents and creative cross-pollination gave birth to a maverick moment in NYC sin-ema.
Why we're psyched
New York's punk, new-wave and No Wave musical movements have had their tributes; it's high time someone chronicled the equally fertile underground film scene.
Apr 25 at 6:45pm; Apr 27 at 1:30pm; May 1 at 6pm