Re: History of NY Film Venues

From: andrew lampert (email suppressed)
Date: Wed Nov 18 2009 - 09:57:25 PST

A partial list I compiled with Bradley Eros for a talk I gave at NYU in 08 on a panel called “Not Your Home Movies: Downtown Film.” I added a lot of other historic venues (i.e. pre-80s), but dunno where my final list is at the moment. EXPERIMENTAL FILM VENUES IN THE EAST VILLAGE & LOWER MANHATTAN IN THE 1980s AND 90s (in addition to Anthology, Millennium and Collective for Living Cinema) including some groups, festivals and maverick curators, one-offs, regular + irregular series & spaces: Pyramid Club Abc No Rio No Se No Segue The Lighthouse Films Charas Gargoyle Mechanique Collective Unconscious A's XOXO Pink Pony Max Fish Parkside Lounge Limbo Lounge Asylum 8BC Club 57 PS 122 Exit Art The Kitchen Alternative Museum White Columns Artists Space Performing Garage Living Theater Ontological Theater St.Marks Poetry + Church Robert Beck Memorial Cinema Naked Eye Cinema Cinema of Transgression Firefly Cinema @ 6+B Garden Le Petit Versailles Garden Opium Den Alchemy Alchemical Theater Mudd Club Experimental Intermedia The Clocktower Storefront for Arts and Architecture Armageddon Club @ Jane Hotel Angel Orensanz Brownies Harvestworks DCTV MWF (MondayWednesdayFriday) Video Rafik O-P Screen Two Boots/ Den of Cin Bread&Puppet - Spaghetti Dinner Filmmaker's Coop WEBO Mr.E's 1st str. Gallery Jivamukti Vista @ Segue Arlene Grocery Gas Station Ottendorfer Library Cinema Classics RAPP Arts Center Quando Uranian Phalanstry Roulette Tonic CSV school El Bohio Ear Inn New york Underground Film Festival Downtown Film Festival Conspiracies Film Festival Mix Experimental Gay and Lesbian Film Festival International Super-8 Festival @ Exit Art Howl Festival ________________________________ From: Janis Lipzin <email suppressed> To: email suppressed Sent: Wed, November 18, 2009 12:06:21 PM Subject: History of NY Film Venues There was, of course, the pioneering FilmMakers Cinémathèque in the 1960s. I remember seeing early Andy Warhol there. Janis Crystal Lipzin email suppressed ph/fax: 707-823-3946 = __________________________________________________________________ For info on FrameWorks, contact Pip Chodorov at <email suppressed>.

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