Experiments In Radical Leisure
EXPERIMENTS IN RADICAL LEISURE
2012 Summer Film Series
PIERROT LE FOU
1965, Jean Luc Godard,110 min.
Bored by his banal life Ferdinand Griffon runs away with an ex-girlfriend to pursue his quasi-metaphysical artistic dreams through a series of outlaw adventures with quintessentially-French coolness.
THE HOLY MOUNTAIN (R)
1973, Alejandro Jodorowsky, 113 min.
A wild, psychidellic ode to sex, drugs and the spiritual awakening of the late 1960's, depicting the story of a Christ-like vagrant and thief who wanders a depraved land towards enlightenment atop a Holy Mountain. Produced by John Lennon and Yoko Ono.
ON ANY SUNDAY
1971, Bruce Brown, 96 min.
Bruce Brown's classic documentary on the muddy, gritty, speed driven and injury riddled world of motorcycle racers and enthusiasts. Featuring Steve McQueen and many, many others.
THE DARK GLOW OF THE MOUNTIANS
1985, Werner Herzog, 45 min.
Werner Herzog documents Reinhold Messner and Hans Kammerlander's two-man expedition to climb Gasherbrum II and I in the Karakoram range of the Himalaya, Pakistan.
THE MAN WHO SKIED DOWN EVEREST
1975, Bruce Nyznik & Lawrence Schiller, 60 min.
Academy Award winning documentary of Japanese alpinist Yuichiro Miura's death-defying attempt to ski the Lhotse Face of Mt. Everest, Nepal.
ENTER THE VOID (R)
2009, Gaspar Noe, 143 min.
An assaulting visual odyssey in which a foreign drug dealer living in Tokyo is shot by police to leave his body and hover the city in a dark hallucinatory merging of past and present.
THE BEAVER TRILOGY
2000, Trent Harris, 83 min.
A partially narrative account of Beaver, Utah local 'Groovin' Gary' who stages a talent show to exhibit his Olivia Newton John impersonation in drag.
Starring Sean Penn, Crispin Glover and the real Groovin' Gary.