This is Now: Film and Video After Punk
Time Out says
Catch these groundbreaking art films from the post-punk era and see how they influence on today's filmmaking.
The ongoing M+ screening series around town adds another installment to its line up, and introduces This is Now: Film and Video after Punk. The newest art film series explore the influences and various creative styles by artists during the post-punk era (1978-85).
Embracing then-new technology including VHS tapes and Super8 films, artists uses the medium of film to bypass censorship and find new ways of express their unconventional ideas. Dealing with taboo topics from female, gay and black filmmakers, view how this era of films revolutionise filmmaking and its impact on current video making you see on Youtube and art films.