Saturday, October 18, 2014, 12:00 am

A Criminal Account of Pleasure: The George Kuchar Reader

Editor Andrew Lampert In Person


701 Mission Street (at Third St)

San Francisco, CA 94103

presented in association with Cinema Arts at The Exploratorium

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Bay Area treasure George Kuchar—sorely missed since his untimely death in 2011—is celebrated worldwide for his wild and wooly lo-budget melodramas and voluminous meandering video diaries. To know George was to love George, and to be ever warped by his inspiring irreverence and sardonic wit. Tonight we celebrate Primary Information’s publication of The George Kuchar Reader, an expansive 340-page compendium of the legendary raconteur’s writings, ramblings, recommendation letters, scripts, UFO visitation narratives and more. The book’s editor (and Anthology Film Archives’ Curator of Collections) Andrew Lampert appears in person to read excerpts and discuss this legend. The program will include a screening of Kuchar’s 16mm Corruption of the Damned and video The Exiled Files of Eddie Gray.