Program Details
Friday, February 3, 2012 - 7:00 pm
$10 general / $7 members and students
The Theater at MAD

Friday, February 3, 2012 - 7:00 pm
Program Description

Underground USA
Dir. Eric Mitchell
With Patti Astor, Eric Mitchell and Rene Ricard
85 min, Digital Projection

 Day is night and pose is everything as the characters drift through the club scene, fashion shows and art openings until the fun is over and appearance trumps reality. “Underground U.S.A.,” written and directed by Eric Mitchell, stars Patti Astor as a fading superstar of the 60s, Rene Ricard as her devoted companion and Mitchell as a male hustler without affect, and includes cameos by Cookie Mueller, Taylor Mead, and Duncan Smith.

Screens with

Black Box
Dirs. Beth B and Scott B
With Bob Mason, Alley Kolhofer, and Kristof Kolhofer.
25 min, Digital Projection

In “Black Box,” the filmmakers were inspired by a report on a torture device manufactured in the U.S. but used in foreign regimes such as Chile, Uruguay, and Iran, Beth B. and Scott B.’s “Black Box” explores America’s role in torture through a man’s kidnapping and torture by the punk-thought police.


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