Sunday, October 13, 1996

Beat America On Film: Living On The Edge

Alternative lifestyles in an increasingly modular world--

San Francisco Art Institute

See Sunday Oct 6, 1996 for Special Series Description

7:30PM: Triptych in Four Parts (Larry Jordan, 1958), “…a spiritual drug odyssey seeking religious epiphany…”(LJ); Aleph (Wallace Berman, ca. 1964), a Kabbalistic collage of symbols and secretive acts; Overstimulated (Jack Smith, 1960); Little Stabs At Happiness (Ken Jacobs, 1959-63), the triumph of whimsy in Lower Manhattan, with Jack Smith; The Brink (Ruth Weiss, 1961), a playful love story set in Playland-at-the-Beach, Chinatown and South of Market 35 years ago.

9:00PM: Night Of The Bomb (George and Mike Kuchar, 1959, 8mm), rebellious teens twist and orgy into oblivion; The Flower Thief (Ron Rice, 1966), Taylor Mead cavorts through familiar San Francisco Beat haunts.