Warhol, Velvets and Paul Morrissey in the Sleeping Around Festival
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Set against the vibrant, manic backdrop of Rio de Janeiro during Carnival, Black Orpheus is a tragic love story retelling the Greek legend of Orpheus and Eurydice. Winner of the 1960 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, this beautifully photographed movie, with a lively soundtrack that includes the work of Antonio Carlos Jobim, helped popularize bossa nova music in the United States. This tale of star-crossed lovers plays at Symphony Space as part of its Classics in HD screening series. Learn More
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April 27, 2014 at 6:00pm: Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film
Ric Burns unearths rarely seen footage and offers keen observations on the life and artistic influence of Andy Warhol.
Featuring Laurie Anderson, Irving Blum, Salvador Dalí, Candy Darling, Donna De Salvo, Bob Dylan, Pat Hackett, Dave Hickey, Dennis Hopper, Jeff Koons, Paul Morrissey, George Plimpton, Ric Burns, Alexis Zoullas, Daniel Wolf, Diane von Fürstenberg, Donald Rosenfeld, Heather Parks, James Sanders
May 4, 2014 at 10:30pm and May 11, 2014 at 4:30pm: Vinyl
In this Sci-Fi work, Warhol’s strange interpretation of A Clockwork Orange. Includes Gerard dancing to the Martha and the Vandellas classic “Nowhere to Run” and being tortured by professional sadists. This screening will in the original 16 millimeter format!
May 4, 2014 at 11:59pm and May 11, 2014 at 6:15pm: The Velvet Underground and Nico
Dynamic footage of the Velvet Underground and Nico rehearsing in the Factory, shot in 1966. The camera weaves, pans, and zooms across the musicians, and it is believed the footage was meant to be projected behind the band while it set up for concerts. This screening will shown in the original 16 millimeter format.
Featuring Andy Warhol, Tosh Carillo, Larry Latrae, Gerard Malanga, J.D. McDermott, Ondine, Jacques Potin, Edie Sedgwick, Christian Aaron Boulogne, John Cale
May 8, 2014 @ 7:30pm: Virgil Thomson & Friends at the Chelsea Hotel
The bohemian world of long-time Chelsea hotel resident Virgil Thomson is illuminated in an evening lauding his life and work. The program includes pieces by Thomson, Copland, Rorem, Bowles, and Busby. Featuring Jed Distler (piano), Julie Rosenfeld (violin), Kamala Sankaram (soprano), special guest composers Gerald Busby and Scott Wheeler, and music critic Tim Page.
Sponsored by The Virgil Thomson Foundation, with support from The Aaron Copland Fund for Music.
May 11, 2014 @ 8:00pm: Trash
The story of Joe [Dallesandro] and his lover-protector, Holly [Woodlawn], who is something to behold, a comic book Mother Courage who fancies herself as Marlene Dietrich but sounds more like Phil Silvers. Joe and Holly try to make a go of things in their Lower East Side basement, from which Holly goes forth from time to time to cruise the Fillmore East and to scavenge garbage cans, while Joe’s journeys are in search of real junk…
“Trash is true-blue movie-making, funny and vivid.” —Vincent Canby, The New York Times. Written and directed by Paul Morrissey, presented by Andy Warhol.
Featuring Joe Dallesandro, Holly Woodlawn, Geri Miller, Andrea Feldman, John Putnam, Jane Forth, Bruce Pecheur, Diane Podel, Roberto D’Alessandro, Michael Sklar, Sissy Spacek, Paul Morrissey, Andy Warhol
May 18, 2014 at 7:00pm: Chelsea Girls
Lacking a formal narrative, Warhol’s art house classic follows various residents of the Chelsea Hotel in 1966 New York City. Presented in the original split screen format, the film will be shown using two digital projectors to create the dynamic dual image, with a single audio track in conjunction with one side of screen.
Featuring Brigid Berlin, Randy Borscheidt, Christian Aaron Boulogne, Angelina ‘Pepper’ Davis, Dorothy Dean, Eric Emerson, Patrick Flemming, Ed Hood, Arthur Loeb, Donald Lyons, Andy Warhol, Paul Morrissey