Tributes - Retrospectives - Cinema on cinema
| 78 minutes | 2018
Shot when she was just 18, Barbara Rubin’s orgiastic Christmas on Earth (1964) shocked NYC's thriving underground film community. A mythical Zelig of the Sixties, she introduced Andy Warhol to the Velvet Underground, Bob Dylan to the Kabbalah, and Allen Ginsberg to life on a farm. For years, 95-year-old filmmaker Jonas Mekas has saved all of Barbara’s letters and cherished her memory. Working with Mekas’ footage and other rare footage from the 1960’s, the documentary uncovers the impact that Barbara Rubin had on an underground world that was dominated by men, and reveals how and why one of the freest spirits of the sixties disappeared into legend. It’s a fascinating portrait of a groundbreaking woman who truly believed that film could change the world.Q&A with the filmmaker
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UNITED STATES | 78 minutes | 2017
The crew of a salvage ship retrieve more than debris from the bottom of Lake Ontario. Suppressed memories of an old shipmate rise to consciousness and...
CANADA | 78 minutes | 2015
A village deep in the New Hampshire forest, a world-weary police officer, a dishonest businessman, a union leader’s suspicious death. Those are the...
UNITED STATES | 78 minutes | 1998
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