Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Howl is in Australia next month!!!

From the Brisbane International Film Festival website:


"Poetry makes nothing happen," said W.H. Auden. But he didn't live to see the impact that Alan Ginsberg's 1956 masterpiece 'Howl' had on conservative America post-WWII.

Directors Rob Epstein and Jeffrey Friedman have created an experimental format to show the shockwaves produced by one single piece of writing. Their unorthodox approach includes a simulated interview with Ginsberg (played by James Franco), dramatisations of his life and the landmark obscenity trial his poem incited, and finally, the poem itself: imagined in surreal animation.

A deeply satisfying intellectual deconstruction and analysis of the poet as well as the poem,Howl brings Ginsberg's seminal work to yet another generation of young radicals.

"A genre-bending hybrid that brilliantly captures a pivotal moment – the birth of a counterculture." – Sundance Film Festival

D Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman P Elizabeth Redleaf, Christine Kunewa Walker, Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman Dist Madman Films TD 35mm/2009

Please select a session time below to view session pricing.
Fri 5 Nov9:15 PMPalace Barracks Cinema 2
Sat 13 Nov6:30 PMPalace Centro Cinema 2

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