UFR: Underground Film Revolution
Emerging filmmakers show film and video at the Milky Way Lounge and Lanes in Jamaica Plain on the first Monday of every month.

Monday, October 21, 2002  

news from the underground film revolution and the video underground!

I. The video underground will be open for business as of friday, october 25th!
Please come by and check out our new video/dvd store, specializing in alternative/cult, indie and foreign films....We are located at 389 Centre Street, in Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain.  Open 1-11pm, 7 days a week.  Call 617.522.4949 for more info!  AND, sign up for a new membership in November and enter to win a FREE DVD player!

II. Celebrate with THE VIDEO UNDERGROUND at our grand opening bash hosted by The Milky Way on Monday, October 28th!  Doors at 9pm!  Giveaways!  Food!  Movies!  Live Musical Performances by The Fighting Idols and Car Crash Show!

III. underground film revolution presents CRITICAL POLITICS on Monday, Nov. 4th at 9pm at The Milky Way featuring Norman Cowie's WELCOME TO NEW YORK - a 25 minute film that takes a critical and often cynical look at Guliani's "Clean-Up New York Campaign", and Whispered Media Production's BOOM: THE SOUND OF EVICTION - a documentary film that explores the housing crisis in San Francisco and how it relates with the rise and sudden fall of the dot com economy.  Directed and Edited by Francine Cavanaugh, A. Mark Liiv, and Adams Wood, the film examines the extreme housing crunch this city has experienced and the wide scope of people it has affected.  Local housing advocates are expected to facilitate a discussion about local housing issues after the screening.  Visit http://www.boomthemovie.org for film info.  $5/21+.  Call 617-524-3740 for info or directions.

IV. the berwick research institute and underground film revolution co-present PIXEL THIS BABY!  A weekend celebrating the wonders of PIXELVISION technology with PXL This TEN: 22 PIXELVISION SHORTS on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 22nd at 9PM at The Milky Way Lounge & Lanes and PIXELVISION LIVE WORKSHOP AND LECTURE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 24th from 2-6PM at The Berwick Research Institute. PXL This film fest founder Gerry Fialka will be in attendance at both events; he will be joined by James Wickstead, the inventor of PXL technology at The Milky Way and by Doug Ing, PXL filmmaker, at the Berwick.  Visit http://www.berwickinstitute.org/ for more info.

posted by Steve Garfield | 7:34 PM
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