Film(s) from the New York Underground - Film Screening
June 11, 2016
On occasion of WALLPAPER & BEYOND, Printed Matter hosts a reprisal of Film(s) from the New York Underground, a compendium of found & made films from Mr 8mm. The program is a continuation of the original program Film(s) From the San Francisco Underground" (Screening at Printed Matter June 10) which was first shown 22 years earlier. Films will be shown on regular 8mm, Super 8 (sound) and 16mm (sound). Featuring live accompaniment by Rachael Guma.
“A program dedicated to my father who came up with/suggested the idea after seeing the other program, the only one of mine he (ever) went to and Richard (Richie) Fazio, who was in (at least) a couple of my films” - Mr8.MM
Film(s) From the New York Undergroundlikely includes “Before Gentrification…”, “Halloween Masquerade Ball” (world premiere), Under the Surface, the Psychosexual treatment (world premiere), “Footage Shot Out of the Window of an Airplane”, Home Movie Footage of New York in the ‘30s" by Larry Hadyn (world premiere), Operation Sail (world premiere)
WALLPAPER & BEYOND, an exhibition of printed works by the underground filmmaker, photographer, writer, editor and publisher known as Wallpaper and Mr. 8mm. The exhibition puts on view material from the artist’s collection, including flyers, announcements and “little magazines,” etc., which the artist designed in connection to film screenings and other events over the last three decades. Read more about the exhibition here