Events

Nadie es Innocente, 1986 
Dir. Sarah Minter

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Punk cinema in the truest sense, Sarah Minter’s video films don’t just document the subculture as it took shape on the outskirts of Mexico City in the ‘80s—they partake in and embody its ethos.

Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Selections from the archive of underground documentarian Beth Lasch, featuring never before seen interviews, images, and performance footage of Iggy Pop, Joe Strummer, Bebe Buell, Poly Styrene, Jayne County, and more!  Followed by a Q&A with Lasch.

 

Jubilee, 1978
Dir. Derek Jarman

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 6:30 pm

In this dystopian cult classic, Queen Elizabeth I and her alchemist John Dee travel from the 1600s with the aid of Shakespeare’s Ariel from The Tempest, into a bleak, hyper-real version of 1970s London filled with gangs of violent punks and nihilistic businessmen.

Young Soul Rebels, 1991 Dir. Isaac Julien

Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Set in East London in 1977, the year of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee, Isaac Julien’s first narrative feature film follows friends Chris and Caz and traces the racial and sexual tensions between the emergent subcultures of soulboys, punks, and skinheads.

Bikutsi Water Blues, 1988 Dir. Jean-Marie Teno

Saturday, June 1, 2019 - 2:00 pm

Before starring in their own concert film (Man No Run by Claire Denis), the legendary bikutsi rock group Les Têtes Brulées appeared as one of several unconventional guests at a school in Cameroon determined to fight for drinkable water in this docu-fiction hybrid.

Arada, 2018 Dir. Mu Tunc

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Ozan is celebrating his birthday, meaning another confrontation with his father about the direction his life is going in, an important gig to play, and a special present to hunt down—which may or may not be a one-way ticket to America.

Kutya éji dala (The Dog’s Night Song),1983 Dir. Gábor Bódy

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Widely considered one of the unsung giants of Eastern European cinema, Bódy reached a new peak with this strange tale of a priest making door-to-door visits in a small Hungarian town.

Wild Zero, 1999 Dir. Tetsuro Takeuchi

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 6:30 pm

Guitar Wolf’s response to the Ramones’ Rock n’ Roll High School plays out the fantasy of their most diehard fan: to become an unofficial member of the band—not just on the road, but on their all-of-a-sudden mission to stamp out a zombie apocalypse!

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