Re: Shoot Shoot Shoot - Scholarship

From: Duncan Reekie (email suppressed)
Date: Tue Oct 16 2007 - 06:52:32 PDT

Hey Freya David Curtis' book is an engaging survey of British avant-garde film and video history lavishly illustrated with loads o' descriptions of films and makers. However if you want an alternative and radical history you could try my book 'Subversion: The Definitive History of Underground Cinema' which just got published by Wallflower Press. A central thread of the book is the exclusion of underground cinema from avant-garde history and state funding. Check out There's a launch show this Thursday in London, come along if you're around. Duncan Reekie UNDERGROUND GALA at the Horse Hospital Thursday October 18th 7.30 pm till late Tickets £4 To further celebrate the launch of Duncan Reekie’s new book Subversion: The Definitive History of Underground Cinema there will be a gala night of film and video from the London underground cinema club scene featuring optic gems from the the NO-BILITY of the NO-WAVE, rare documentary footage of the birth of the movement, sensational live performance, kaleidoscopic visuals and mystery guests. MC the author. And not to be missed - the cinema premiere of Jennet Thomas' new film Return of the Black Tower and Arthur Lager drums live to his epic : I Walked with a Surrealist ! The Horse Hospital : Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 1HX By tube: Russell Square, Piccadilly Line - buses: 7, 59, 68, 91, 168, 188 ___________________________________________________________ Want ideas for reducing your carbon footprint? Visit Yahoo! For Good

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