SUN 9/14
VISIONARIES OF POETIC CINEMA

Poets and Artists COME TOGETHER! Tonight we present an essential program of rarely screened 1950 to 60’s American Avant-Garde cinema that will forever alter your perception of the subtle and expansive potential of the film medium. Come experience the church of light at Exploded View! Works by Stan Brakhage, Maya Deren, Bruce Conner, Shirley Clarke, Ron Rice, Joseph Cornell & Bruce Baillie.

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[NYC UNDERGROUND part 4] Style Wars

(*Carl’s Cine Club)
Tony Silver + Henry Chalfant’s 1983 documentary on graffiti and bboy culture, Style Wars features many of New York’s most legendary graffiti artists, as well as footage of early hip hop and breakdancing. Music by Grandmaster Flash, Treacherous Three, Trouble Funk and more.
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NYC UNDERGROUND part 3: WILD COMBINATION: A PORTRAIT OF ARTHUR RUSSELL

(*Carl’s Cine Club)
Matt Wolf’s 2008 documentary Wild Combination tells the remarkable, improbable story of Arthur Russell, an Iowa transplant to New York City in the early 1970s who became a downtown fixture as a musician, artist and producer of early disco records. Arthur’s story is also the story of creating art under duress in the fertile, but also desperate milieu of downtown New York in the 70s and 80s. With remembrances by his collaborators Philip Glass, Allen Ginsberg, David Toop and others.
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Wednesday 11/13
WILD COMBINATION: A PORTRAIT OF ARTHUR RUSSELL

WED. 11/13 @7:30 *Carl’s Cine Club

Matt Wolf’s 2008 documentary Wild Combination tells the remarkable, improbable story of Arthur Russell, an Iowa transplant to New York City in the early 1970s who became a downtown fixture as a musician, artist and producer of early disco records. Arthur’s story is also the story of creating art under duress in the fertile, but also desperate milieu of downtown New York in the 70s and 80s. With remembrances by his collaborators Philip Glass, Allen Ginsberg, David Toop and others.

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[NYC UNDERGROUND part 2] Maestro

Maestro is Josell Ramos’ 2003 love letter documenting the birth of modern dance culture, as told throughout the stories of the famous clubs, discos and DJs in New York City in the 1970s. Featuring both archival and recent footage, it documents legendary dance clubs like Paradise Garage, The Loft and The Warehouse, and ground-breaking, culture changing DJs like Larry Levan and Frankie Knuckles.

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Wed, Oct 12
[NYC UNDERGROUND]
Blank City

[NYC UNDERGROUND] Blank City
Wed October 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
$5
The 1st of a 4 part documentary series on 70s & 80s NYC Underground culture
curated by Carl Hanni (Carl’s Cine Club).
Celine Danhier’s 2010 documentary about the underground film scene in downtown New York features rare, gritty footage of NYC from the era. Guerrilla filmmaking, music and visual art all collided in a hermetic cultural explosion we’re still sorting out three decades later. Includes remembrances by Jim Jarmusch, Amos Poe, Beth B, Thurston Moore and Lydia Lunch as well as clips from dozens of underground films.
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