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  One of the most acclaimed underground filmmakers of all time, Kenneth Anger has been cited as an important influence on directors Martin Scorsese, David Lynch and John Waters. But did you know that he met Shirley Temple, whom he danced with on one occasion as a child? That he claims to have played the role of the Changeling Prince in the 1935 Warner Brothers film A Midsummer Night’s Dream despite production documents contradicting his…

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  Any profile of Murray written after 2005 is likely to open with a paragraph about Murray’s peculiar antics as of late: firing his agent, surprising strangers on the street, unsolicited bar tending, crashing random parties, and always, how he’s been using an answering machine as his new agent. The perception of Murray as a wandering-magical-novelty-distributor has recently come to a head with this winter’s news that Murray had accidentally captured a bank robber in…

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  Seeing is believing. In this generation of cross-cultural entertainment, we have the opportunity to capture a culture through film in incomparable ways. When I watch a film, I let it take me to unknown territories. Within this unexplored zone I begin to learn something about my own way of living. The Due South film series presents the lives of characters in diverse ways that tackle extremely pertinent issues to the countries where they’re from. I selected…

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  What would it feel like to spend 43 years inside a single room creating a 15,145 page book rich with illustrations, adventure and gruesome war scenes? How would it feel to continually toil over an artistic endeavor all but certain that you would never, ever receive feedback on the work let alone purposely let others experience it? Henry Darger might be able to answer these questions but he is no longer available for questioning….

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  “Sitting squared behind that table gives me a center, makes the story the important thing and to some extent the table is a new image that can’t be pinned down. It is authoritarian but it also is not stand-up comedy.” – Spalding Gray on  not being a stand-up comic If you read a certain amount of interviews with Spalding Gray you’re going to notice a reoccurring sentiment, a sort of consistent refusal–  it comes…

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